There's " Snow " place like the winter in the Commonwealth!

Winter Storm Jonas came through the Bluegrass and left our vast state covered in thick blankets of snow. Many from around the state including our ‘Explore Kentucky’ community demonstrated Kentucky’s beauty by capturing stunning visuals of their adventures in the winter wonderland. We observed snowshoeing in the Red River Gorge, icicle dotted covered bridges in Frankfort, sledding in Levi Jackson State Park, the landscapes in the Jackson Purchase region, and much much more. Our Communications Associate, Kerri Bonner and Director, Gerry James selected 30 photos and videos- let us know what you think! 

"Cabin in the Snow❄️❄️❄️" McConnell Springs Park, Lexington Photo via Instagrammer @caroline_mae89

"Cabin in the Snow❄️❄️❄️" McConnell Springs Park, Lexington

Photo via Instagrammer @caroline_mae89

 " Grey's Arch after 18 inches of snow had fallen on the Red River Gorge. " Photo via EKI board member, Bill Fultz

 " Grey's Arch after 18 inches of snow had fallen on the Red River Gorge. "

Photo via EKI board member, Bill Fultz

"Ready for a big Kentucky snow" Morehead, Kentucky Photo via Instagrammer @morganravenscraft

"Ready for a big Kentucky snow" Morehead, Kentucky

Photo via Instagrammer @morganravenscraft

Sledding at Levi Jackson State Park. Photo via EKI Board Member/ Professional MTB Cyclist Josh Patton

Sledding at Levi Jackson State Park.

Photo via EKI Board Member/ Professional MTB Cyclist Josh Patton

Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Slade, Kentucky Photo via Instagrammer @missmadison17

Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Slade, Kentucky

Photo via Instagrammer @missmadison17

University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Photo via Instagrammer @jsdaniels93

University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Photo via Instagrammer @jsdaniels93

"Snow Day at The Watson Family Compound and all across The Bluegrass State" West Paducah, Kentucky Photo via Instagrammer @amwatson

"Snow Day at The Watson Family Compound and all across The Bluegrass State" West Paducah, Kentucky

Photo via Instagrammer @amwatson

 " Y'all stay dry by the fire, While we thrive in the wet snow!! " Wolf Run Wildlife Refuge Photo via Instagramer @nawimsayin

 " Y'all stay dry by the fire, While we thrive in the wet snow!! " Wolf Run Wildlife Refuge

Photo via Instagramer @nawimsayin

" Live in Louisville? Going sledding today? I bet this is the first place you think to go. Managed to get out there this morning before anyone had started their sledding. I bet that hill has a lot of trails in it now. Dog Hill in Cherokee Park in the Highlands area of Louisville." Dog Hill Cherokee Park, Louisville, Kentucky Photo via Instagrammer @civicseth

Live in Louisville? Going sledding today? I bet this is the first place you think to go. Managed to get out there this morning before anyone had started their sledding. I bet that hill has a lot of trails in it now. Dog Hill in Cherokee Park in the Highlands area of Louisville." Dog Hill Cherokee Park, Louisville, Kentucky

Photo via Instagrammer @civicseth

Nada Tunnel, Powell County, Kentucky Photo via Instagrammer@iamtomsmith

Nada Tunnel, Powell County, Kentucky

Photo via Instagrammer@iamtomsmith

"Quick pit stop at Cumberland Falls! Everything was covered in thick ice from the frozen mist" Cumberland Falls, Corbin, Kentucky Photo via Instagrammer @cecelynch317

"Quick pit stop at Cumberland Falls! Everything was covered in thick ice from the frozen mist" Cumberland Falls, Corbin, Kentucky

Photo via Instagrammer @cecelynch317

"Look down that cold lonesome track" McCracken County, Kentucky Photo via Instagrammer @nathanblakelynn

"Look down that cold lonesome track" McCracken County, Kentucky

Photo via Instagrammer @nathanblakelynn

"Pic down stream from the #WeisenbergerMill last snow storm..." Midway, Kentucky Photo via Instagrammer @southern_pirate

"Pic down stream from the #WeisenbergerMill last snow storm..." Midway, Kentucky

Photo via Instagrammer @southern_pirate

"Experimented with high shutter speeds from 1/250 to 1/8000 of a second today." Photo via Instagrammer @bishcat

"Experimented with high shutter speeds from 1/250 to 1/8000 of a second today."

Photo via Instagrammer @bishcat

"had |snow| much fun exploring small towns & back roads with @tylertheblair & our fancy cameras this evening! " Frankfort, Kentucky Photo via Instagrammer @clickandwander

"had |snow| much fun exploring small towns & back roads with @tylertheblair & our fancy cameras this evening! " Frankfort, Kentucky

Photo via Instagrammer @clickandwander

" Kentuckified Winter " " Eagle Lake Trail, Morehead , Kentucky Photo via Instagrammer @jojo_hardin

Kentuckified Winter " " Eagle Lake Trail, Morehead , Kentucky

Photo via Instagrammer @jojo_hardin

" Snowshoeing in KY!! " Fort Knox, Kentucky Photo via  @automaticwanderer

Snowshoeing in KY!! " Fort Knox, Kentucky

Photo via  @automaticwanderer

Snowed in Crescent Hill Water Reservoir. Louisville, Kentucky Photo via Insatgrammer @lifeinlouisville

Snowed in Crescent Hill Water Reservoir. Louisville, Kentucky

Photo via Insatgrammer @lifeinlouisville

Flat Lick Falls in Jackson County, Kentucky Photo via Ronald David Parrott Photography  

Flat Lick Falls in Jackson County, Kentucky

Photo via Ronald David Parrott Photography

 

Beautiful macro photo of a snowflake. Pike County, Kentucky Photo via Mary Reed Runyon

Beautiful macro photo of a snowflake. Pike County, Kentucky

Photo via Mary Reed Runyon

Aspen, CO? No its the chairlift at Natural Bridge State Park. Red River Gorge, Kentucky Photo via Instagrammer @Rbuck65

Aspen, CO? No its the chairlift at Natural Bridge State Park. Red River Gorge, Kentucky

Photo via Instagrammer @Rbuck65

" The full moon through icy branches above a frozen horse farm in Woodford County early this morning. 5 second exposure. I can officially confirm that it was 10 degrees at 5 AM. " Photo via Instagrammer OS83

" The full moon through icy branches above a frozen horse farm in Woodford County early this morning. 5 second exposure. I can officially confirm that it was 10 degrees at 5 AM. "

Photo via Instagrammer OS83

" The sun shines bright on My Cold Kentucky Home! "My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown, Kentucky                                           Photo via Kentucky State Parks

" The sun shines bright on My Cold Kentucky Home! "My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown, Kentucky                                          

Photo via Kentucky State Parks

"Scenes from the riverfront" Henderson, Kentucky Photo via Instagrammer @iamalive41

"Scenes from the riverfront" Henderson, Kentucky

Photo via Instagrammer @iamalive41

Trails in the snow in Mount Washington, Kentucky Photo via Matthew McClintock Photography

Trails in the snow in Mount Washington, Kentucky

Photo via Matthew McClintock Photography

Quaint winter scene near Somerset, Kentucky Photo via Johnny Lunsford

Quaint winter scene near Somerset, Kentucky

Photo via Johnny Lunsford

Shot of Dismal Rock showing its size in comparison to @calebsloan and @brandon.pruitt.  Edmonson County, Kentucky Photo via EKI Ambassador: @michael_naturalvisions

Shot of Dismal Rock showing its size in comparison to @calebsloan and @brandon.pruitt.  Edmonson County, Kentucky

Photo via EKI Ambassador: @michael_naturalvisions

" We relaxed here for awhile and watched the ice spears fall. " Laurel River Lake, Kentucky Photo via Instagram duo @wekeeprollingdowntheroad

" We relaxed here for awhile and watched the ice spears fall. " Laurel River Lake, Kentucky

Photo via Instagram duo @wekeeprollingdowntheroad

Hiking upstream of Jefferson Memorial Forest's Fairmount Falls Louisville, Kentucky Photo via EKI Director @GerrySeavo

Hiking upstream of Jefferson Memorial Forest's Fairmount Falls Louisville, Kentucky

Photo via EKI Director @GerrySeavo

With over 120 counties of beautiful landscapes, awesome people, and thousands of miles of trails/waterways, we encourage anyone who loves to adventure to join us in sharing their adventures around Kentucky! 

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