Kentucky State Reformatory

Mission:

To protect the citizens of the Commonwealth and to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for staff and offenders in carrying out the mandates of the legislative and judicial processes; and, to provide opportunities for offenders to acquire skills which facilitate non-criminal behavior.

 Driving Directions 

From Lexington  

  • Take I-64 West to I-265 North (Gene Snyder Freeway)
  • Take I-265 North to I-71 North to Exit 18
  • Turn Left onto KY-393 toward Buckner
  • Turn Right onto KY-146 for approximately 1.6 miles
  • Turn left here and proceed to the security station to give the Correctional Officer the information he requests.
          

From Louisville  

  • Take I-265 North (Gene Snyder Freeway) or I-264 East (Watterson Expressway) to I-71 North
  • Exit I-71 North at Exit 18 (Centerfield Exit)
  • Turn Left onto KY-393 toward Buckner
  • Turn Right onto KY-146 for approximately 1.6 miles
  • Turn left here and proceed to the security station to give the Correctional Officer the information he requests.

From Cincinnati  

  • Take I-71 South to Exit 18 (Centerfield Exit)
  • Turn Right onto KY-393 toward Buckner
  • Turn Right onto KY-146 for approximately 1.6 miles.
  • Turn left here and proceed to the security station to give the Correctional Officer the information he requests.