This is where central Kentucky comes to play. Horse farms dot the surrounding area and the calendar of events monthly includes horse shows and competitions. "Thaxton’s Licking River Canoe Rentals" offers canoe and kayakers access to the Licking River. Fishermen like to try their hand catching small-mouth here. "Twin Rivers Fishing Lake" is located in nearby Falmouth. "Kincaid Lake State Park" offers 850 acres to explore with camping, golfing, swimming and fishing with more pounds of largemouth bass per acre than any other lake in the state. "Cedar Line Nature Preserve" has 43 wooded acres and has several trails to walk to enjoy nature. "Pendleton County’s Historical Society" provides an outlet for genealogical research, and an active "Kincaid Regional Theatre" summer season appeals to audiences across the county. The county is home of the annual "Kentucky Wool Festival", a one-of-a-kind celebration of the sheep heritage common in the area.
"Pendleton Athletic Park" in nearby Falmouth offers soccer, football, and baseball fields; tennis, volleyball and croquet courts; and a one-mile nature trail. "Pendleton County Fairgrounds" hosts the annual county fair. The "Griffin Fitness Center" located at the high school is open nightly for fitness buffs. The "Pendleton County Country Club" in addition to offering golf and other sports serves as a center for nightlife.