Field Station at Thomas More College
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Maps & Directions



8309 Mary Ingles Highway
California, KY 41007
859-635-6941

The Field Station is located on the banks of the Ohio River (RM 451) in Campbell County, near California, KY.

From Thomas More

  • Take I-275 East to Exit 77 (Wilder)
  • Turn right onto the AA Highway (Route 546)
  • Travel approximately 10 miles to Route 1997
  • Turn left onto Route 1997 - Travel only 1/2 mile
  • Turn right on to Route 1566 - Travel to the end (~4 miles)
  • Turn right onto Route 8 (a steep and sharp Right turn - be careful!)
  • Travel on Route 8 for ~1 mile
  • The CORRE (Lockhouse Building) will be on your left and the station houses will be on your right

From Cincinnati

  • Take I-471 - Daniel Beard Bridge (aka "Big Mac" Bridge)
  • Take Exit 2 Fort Thomas/Southgate
  • Turn left at traffic light onto Route 27 (Alexandria Pike)
  • Turn left at 3rd traffic light onto Route 445 (Grandview Avenue)
  • Turn left at stop sign onto Ft. Thomas Avenue
  • Turn right at traffic light onto River Road (at old Armory)
  • Turn right at bottom of hill onto Route 8 (Mary Ingles Highway)
  • Travel 11 miles to the Station (1 mile past the 12 Mile Creek Bridge - the only bridge you'll drive over)
  • The CORRE (Lockhouse Building) will be on your left and the station houses will be on your right

From I-275, East of Cincinnati

  • Take I-275 to Exit 74
  • Take Route 27 S past NKU to Route 1998/Industrial Road (at Veterans Administration Building)
  • Turn left onto Route 1998/Industrial Road - Travel to the bottom of the hill
  • Turn Right at bottom of hill onto Route 8 (Mary Ingles Highway)
  • Travel 10.5 miles to the Station (1 mile past the 12 Mile Creek Bridge - the only bridge you'll drive over)
  • The CORRE (Lockhouse Building) will be on your left and the station houses will be on your right

From East

  • Take AA Highway exit onto Route 1996 (1996 doglegs right then left)
  • Follow 1996 to Route 8
  • Turn left on Route 8
  • Travel approximately 2 miles
  • The CORRE (Lockhouse Building) will be on your right and the station houses will be on your left

High Water Directions - When coming from AA Highway and the Ohio River level is greater than 42.0 feet as reported at Cincinnati - detour off route 1566 - right onto Route 2921, turn left onto Painter Road, then left on Route 8.