Big South Fork Scenic Railway
|Locale||McCreary County, Kentucky, US|
|Transit type||Heritage railway|
|Number of stations||2|
|System length||16.0 mi (25.7 km)|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)|
The route runs for 16 miles (26 km) through lush countryside in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. There is a stop in the historic coal mining town of Blue Heron, Kentucky which can be toured. There is also a gift shop and snack bar with picnic shelter as well as hiking trails in Blue Heron.
Despite Reports to the contrary, the BSFSR will be operating for the 2017 tourist season.
The adjacent McCreary County Museum (admission included in train ticket) demonstrates life in Kentucky's coal company towns during the first half of the 20th century.
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