The Shortest Creek In The World Also Happens To Be The Most Stunning And It’s Right Here In Kentucky

The state of Kentucky has been an explorer’s paradise for centuries with a diverse landscape that includes mountains, gently rolling hills, gorges, waterfalls, lakes, rivers, and creeks. More and more of Kentucky’s natural beauty has been transformed over the years, but there are still plenty of places to discover in the Bluegrass State. One particular hidden gem, located just outside of Somerset, has been a favorite natural oasis for generations. The mesmerizing Short Creek is often referred to as the shortest creek in the world, but this little creek makes up for its size with its pure nature, beautiful setting, and stunning scenery that make up this magical place in Kentucky.

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For more information on the geology and history of the creek, check out this wonderful video by KET:

If you have yet to explore Short Creek in Pulaski County, add it to your Kentucky bucket list immediately. This magical little spot is filled with natural beauty and just another reason to fall in love with our beautiful state.

And for more of the most unimaginably beautiful places in Kentucky that you must see before you die, check out our previous article here.