Highlands Scenic Byway
48 Wall Street
New York, NY 10004
This National Forest Scenic Byway weaves through a landscape of diverse vegetation, scenic views, unique geological formations and an abundance of wildlife. In addition, there are numerous historic places-the remnants of a once thriving mining community.

Navigating the Byway:
Driving the Byway

  • Approximately 20 miles west of Lexington, the Highlands Scenic Byway is accessible from I-64 at exit 43. Head south on Forest Road 447 to begin your tour of the byway.
  • Follow Forest Road 447 until you reach State Highway 654. Continue along State Highway 654 until you reach Collierstown Road.
  • Continue driving on Colliertown Road until you reach North Mountain Road. Turn right onto North Mountain Road, which will take you underneath I-64.
  • Drive northeast on North Mountain Road until you return to Forest Road 447.