Kentucky State Parks
  • Get Your Race On!
    Runners and walkers are invited to compete in our 10th annual Race Series of 5K runs/fun walks featured at five Kentucky State Parks.
  • Easter Weekend
    Happy Easter! We're serving the annual Easter buffet on April 20, and several parks are planning other special events.
  • Spring at the Parks
    Plan your trip to Kentucky State Parks this Spring. We have lodging and camping deals, plus some other ideas waiting for you!
  • Book Tee Times Online
    Book your tee times online using GolfNow! Take advantage of great savings at all 16 Kentucky State Park golf courses.
  • Family Adventure Quest
    Looking for a challenge? Consider the 2014 Kentucky State Park’s Family Adventure Quest that you complete at your own pace.
  • Naturalist & Recreation Blogs
    Through the dedicated work of our state park naturalists, Kentucky State Parks protect and preserve the natural beauty of Kentucky.
  • Flickr Photos
    Enjoy a slideshow of some of the best photos of Kentucky State Parks submitted on Flickr by our visitors. Be sure to upload yours, too!
  • 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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