Kentucky Tourism


Kentucky State Parks have resorts with lodging and restaurants that serve great food; recreational parks with camping and picnic areas; and historic sites that preserve our past.

Each park has its own unique attributes, from photo-worthy shorelines to majestic mountains, from winding caves to enchanting woodlands, and we have some great deals for you! There are plenty of great things to see and do outside the parks as well, from farms that raise Kentucky Derby-winning horses to bourbon distilleries and bluegrass music joints. Make your base camp in a Kentucky State Park and explore your surroundings!

We're always putting together great deals and travel ideas to for you, so check back often to save money on your Kentucky State Park vacations.

Seasonal Deals

For our latest and most up-to-date deals on State Resort Park lodging and cottage rentals search for your favorite Kentucky State Park on  


Dale Hollow Lake

Twilight Play/ Working Man's Special
Special 2017 Rates!!! 18 hole Twilight from 2pm to 4pm weekday - $31.00; 18 hole Twilight from 2pm to 4pm weekend - $36.00; 18 hole Working Man's Special after 4 pm - $25.00; 9 hole Working Man's Special after 4 pm - $15.00. Our practice range features three large zoysia tees and two target greens.  Also available are two practice greens and a practice bunker.  Golf Lessons Available and club rentals are available upon request. Click here for Winter 2016/2017 Golf rates!  
Call 866-903-7888 for tee times.

Mineral Mound

$25 for 18 holes, cart included. Offered Monday through Thursday, after 2 p.m. only. Call 866-904-7888 to book your tee time.

Barren River Lake

Tee off at Barren River Lake Wednesdays between 9:00am and 10:00am, and play for $22.95 w/cart. Call 800-295-1876 to reserve. Ask about their special onsite lodging rate!

Lake Barkley

Happy Hour / Seniors
Head out to western Kentucky and play Lake Barkley after 2:00pm Sunday through Friday for $25.00 w/cart! Seniors 62 and over play Thursday 8:00am to 4:00pm for $25.00 per player, includes cart. Call 800-295-1878 to reserve your tee time.

Pine Mountain

Family Night / Happy Hour
Play Wasioto Winds at Pine Mountain State Resort Park! Join us for Family Night every Saturday after 4:00pm and golf 9-holes for $10 + tax per person, cart included. Stop by for Happy Hour after 4:00pm Monday - Friday and play for $25 + tax per person w/cart. Offers good through Dec. 31, 2016.

John James Audubon

18 Holes & cart for $20.00 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Price valid all day. Call 270-826-5546 for a tee time.

Lincoln Homestead

After 3 p.m. for $25 Monday thru Thursday and $30 after 3 p.m. Friday thru Sunday. Seniors age 62 and older play 18 holes on Monday and Tuesday at Lincoln Homestead for $25 with cart. Call 859-336-7461 for tee times.

Yatesville Lake

Twilight Golf beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Weekday: $19.75 per player, includes cart
Weekends: $21.75 per player, includes cart

Military Monday, for active members or veterans, must show ID
$25.00 per player includes cart, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Senior Day, Thursdays
Ages 62+
$25.00 per player includes cart, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Call 606-673-4300 to reserve your tee time!!

USA Military

When making your reservation Nov. 1, 2017, through March 31, 2018, the USA Military Discount will get you lodge rooms starting at $49.95 a night; one-bedroom cottages for $79.95 a night; two-bedroom cottages for $89.95 a night and three-bedroom cottages for $99.95 a night. Tax  not included. Rates are good at 11 resort parks plus the cottages at John James Audubon State Park. The rate is $5 more per night at these parks: Barren River, Cumberland Falls, Kentucky Dam Village, Lake Barkley, Lake Cumberland and Natural Bridge. For online reservations use the promo code "USA" and bring proof of service.  For more information on the USA Military Discount, click here.


10% lodging discount is available for the following guests. Proof of membership/id required upon check-in:

Retired Military Discount
(use code USA when booking online)
Current & retired military personnel with proof of service.

Senior Citizen Discount
(use code SENR when booking online)
ID required upon check-in (age 62 & older).

AAA Membership Discounts
(use code AAA when booking online)
AAA membership card must be shown at check-in.

Kentucky POWs camp for free (with POW card issued by KY Dept. of Parks)

***All  other association discounts to be granted upon check-in with proof/identification/membership card.***

Kentucky Veterans Lodging Guidelines

Benefit is only for veterans who are 100% disabled as a direct result of a service-connected incident and is a current Kentucky resident.

Benefit will extend to Kentucky National Guard or Reserve members disabled under the same circumstance.

100% disability is determined by the US Veterans Administration or Department of Defense. National Guard disability is determined as provided in KRS Chapter 342. Those eligible will have a letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

Available for a maximum of three overnight stays / calendar year, three nights max for each visit, subject to availability.

During the period Memorial Day - Labor Day, and the month of October, stays must start / end during the 5-day Sunday - Thursday period. Outside of this period, stays can be for any days of the week, subject to availability.

The free accommodation (hotel/lodge room, cottage, or campsite) will apply only to that occupied by the veteran themselves.

Reservations can be made no more than ten (10) days prior to arrival.

Reservations are made by calling the park of their choice.

Disability letter and proof of Kentucky residency are required upon arrival.