Directions to PMSS

From the North
From Charleston, West Virginia, take U.S. 119 south to Cumberland, Kentucky. Exit from U.S. 119 into downtown Cumberland.. The exit ramp will go downhill to a T intersection. Turn right. Proceed .6 mile past discount stores, fast food restaurants, banks, etc. At the T intersection, turn left and go .3 mile to three-way stop. Go straight (up the hill) 1.1 miles. Turn right onto KY 160. (This turn is easy to miss.) Continue for 4.5 miles on KY 160 up and over the mountain. At the bottom of the mountain, keep going straight. You will be on KY 463 for .7 mile. At Y intersection, bear to the left, onto KY 510. Be careful. The turn is in a blind curve. Proceed 10.1 miles to entrance to School on the left.

From the Northeast
Take I-81 south to Kingsport, Tennessee. Exit onto 1-181/U.S. 23. Take U.S. 23 north to Duffield, Virginia. At Duffield, turn left onto U.S. 421/58. Continue approximately 15 miles to Pennington Gap, Virginia. Continue on U.S. 421 to Harlan, Kentucky. In Harlan, U.S.119 converges with U.S. 421. About two miles beyond Harlan, take the U.S. 421 exit to the left. (This turn is easy to miss. Be on the lookout.) Go over Pine Mountain. At the foot of the mountain, bear right and continue approximately .9 mile to the junction of U.S. 421 and KY 221. Turn right onto KY 221 and continue about 10 miles to the junction of KY 221 and KY 510. Bear right onto KY 510. The entrance to Pine Mountain Settlement School is on the right.

From the Northwest
Follow I-75 south from Lexington, Kentucky to London, Kentucky. At the London exit, turn left (east) onto the Hal Rogers Parkway (KY 80.) Go approximately 43 miles on the parkway. Exit the parkway on the Hyden Spur Exit and drive four miles to a three-way stop. Turn left onto U.S. 421 and drive through the town of Hyden. Continue about 28 miles to the junction of KY 221 and U.S. 421. Turn left onto KY 221 east and proceed 10 miles to the junction of KY 221 and KY 510. Bear right onto KY 510. The entrance to Pine Mountain Settlement School is on the right.

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Follow I-75 south from Lexington, Kentucky to Corbin, Kentucky. At Corbin, take exit 29 to U.S. 25E. Continue to Pineville. In Pineville, turn left at the second traffic light onto KY 66/221. Follow KY 66/221 out of Pineville about 1.5 miles. Turn right onto U.S. 221 and proceed approximately 24 miles, to the intersection with U.S. 421. (This intersection is in a curve.) Stay on KY 221 by bearing to the left. After the intersection, go 9/10 of a mile to the intersection of U.S. 421 and KY 221. Make a sharp right turn onto KY 221. Proceed 10 miles to the junction of KY 221 and KY 510. Bear right onto KY 510. The entrance to Pine Mountain Settlement School is on the right.

From the Southeast
Go to Johnson City, Tennessee and take I-181 north to Kingsport, Tennessee. Take U.S. 23 north to Duffield, Virginia.. At Duffield, turn left onto U.S. 421/58. Continue approximately 15 miles to Pennington Gap, Virginia. Continue on U.S. 421 to Harlan, Kentucky. In Harlan, U.S.119 converges with U.S. 421. About two miles beyond Harlan, take the U.S. 421 exit to the left. (Be on the lookout; this turn is easy to miss.) Continue on U.S. 421 across Pine Mountain. At the foot of the mountain, bear right and continue approximately .9 of a mile to the junction of U.S. 421 and KY 221. Turn right onto KY 221 and continue about 10 miles to the junction of KY 221 and KY 510. Bear right onto KY 510. The entrance to Pine Mountain Settlement School is on the right.

From the Southwest
From Knoxville, Tennessee, take I-75 north to Caryville, Tennessee. At Caryville, take TN 63 to U.S. 25E at Harrogate, TN. Follow U.S. 25E through the Cumberland Gap Tunnel to Pineville, Kentucky. On the U.S. 25E bypass around Pineville, at the second traffic light, turn right onto KY 221/66. Continue on this road for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto KY 221 and continue 24 miles to the intersection of KY 221 and KY 421. (This intersection has a large curve to the right. Stay to the left. ) After the intersection, go .9 mile , to a sharp right turn onto KY 221. Go 10 miles to the junction of KY 221 and KY 510. Bear right onto KY 510. The entrance to Pine Mountain Settlement School is on the right.