Kentucky State Parks
  • Wild Game Dinners
    A few of our parks will be hosting a special dinner featuring various wild game on the menu. Come out for a taste of the old frontier.
  • 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.
  • Easter Weekend
    We will be serving the annual Easter buffet April 5, and several parks are planning other special events. Have a look!
  • Go Camping
    Buy One / Get One through May 21st! Reserve today and enjoy the beauty of nature in one of the 31 campgrounds in Kentucky State Parks.
  • Family Adventure Quest
    Looking for a challenge? Consider the 2015 Kentucky State Park’s Family Adventure Quest that you complete at your own pace.
  • 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.
  • 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.


Click here to check lodge room and cottage availability at our resort parks.

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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