Breaks Interstate Park
Virginia and Kentucky

sign at Breaks Interstate Park.

At Clinchfield Overlook:
The name "Breaks" was derived from the break in Pine Mountain created by the Russel Fork of the Big Sandy River as it carved a 1000 foot deep gorge on it's way to join the Ohio River. By taking the path on the left to the Clinchfield Overlook, you will see this work of nature- often called the Grand Canyon of the South.
elevation here 1978 ft.

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