Kentucky State Parks
  • Educator Open House
    Kentucky State Parks offer a variety of recreational, environmental, and cultural history programs that meet the Kentucky Core Academic Standards.
  • Family Adventure Quest
    Looking for a challenge? Consider the 2015 Kentucky State Park’s Family Adventure Quest that you complete at your own pace.
  • Fourth of July Events
    It’s time to break out the red, white and blue at Kentucky State Parks! Enjoy Fourth of July activities at one of our parks this year.
  • Birding at the Parks
    Whether it’s observing wood warblers in the east or admiring waterfowl in the west, we have unique birding opportunities for all our visitors.
  • Staff Picks
    Are you ready to get off the beaten path? Staff members from the Kentucky State Parks suggest their favorite trails for you to enjoy.
  • Summer at the Parks
    Get outside and explore our natural beauty! Go fishing, boating, camping or relax and enjoy some scheduled entertainment at a Kentucky State Park.
  • Book Tee Times Online
    Book your tee times online using GolfNow! Take advantage of great savings at all 16 Kentucky State Park golf courses.
  • Parks Geotour
    Get out. Get lost. Explore the diversity of KY State Parks by finding hidden treasure with our Geotour. Click to find out more.
  • Online Meeting Planner Guide
    Options for events at Kentucky State Parks are numerous. Locate your next destination with our online Meeting Planner Guide.


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Wherever you travel in Kentucky, you are never far from one of our 49 Kentucky State Parks. There's no way to pick the best Kentucky State Parks because each park has its own unique attributes, from shorelines to majestic mountains, from winding caves to enchanting woodlands.

Enjoy some of the most striking landscapes in Kentucky, play nationally recognized golf courses in Kentucky, find lakes that stretch as far as the eye can see and stay at state park lodges that combine historic charm with today's conveniences. The best Kentucky State Parks experiences are closer than you think - find a state park now!

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