General Info




Parkway Inn 3749 Hwy 15, Whitesburg (606) 633-4441

Whitesburg Motel 251 Medical Plaza, Whitesburg (606) 633-8888

Seco B & B (606) 855-7968


Keep your eyes peeled for the bald eagles at Carr Fork Lake!

Cowan Creek Cottage (606) 633-9831                                                                      



Carr Creek State Park, P.O. Box 249, Sassafras, KY 41759 (606) 642-4050

Wiley’s Last Resort: Primitive Campground. Contact Jim Webb at (606) 633-0108.



Lunch is provided at the Cowan Community Center at noon each day. Look forward to eating local! The Cowan Community Center’s Grow Appalachia program will be serving up fresh and delicious food grown by gardeners right on Big Cowan. Breakfast snacks and coffee will be for sale before morning classes. Supper is on your own.


Recommended eats:
Icing on the Cake, 280 Main St, Whitesburg, (859) 582-8104
Summit City, 214 Main Street, Whitesburg, (606) 633-2715
Pine Mountain Grill, 45 Hwy 119S, Whitesburg, (606) 633-1183
Las Peñas, 180 Parkway Plaza Loop, Whitesburg, (606) 633-3903

(Whitesburg also has the usual fast food suspects, as well as a Food City & Walmart for groceries)

Evening Jamming:
Jams tend to follow, after the evening concerts– at the campsites, at the motels (outside, or jammed into the rooms!)  or at Summit City. Everybody’s welcome to join in!

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