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Kentucky State Parks Management

Commissioner
Donnie Holland

Assistant to the Commissioner
Deborah Cobb

Deputy Commissioner
John Kington

Information Officer
Gil Lawson

Department Directors


Thomas Brown
Director
Food Services 

Laurie Googe
Director
Human Resources

LaDonna Miller
Director
Marketing & Sales

David Thacker
Assistant Director
Resort Parks

Kevin Main
Assistant Director
Resort Parks

Patrick Gregory
Director
Resort Parks

Christy Combs
Assistant Director
Rec Parks

Gina Winchester
Director
Customer Service

Diane Bonfert
Director
Recreation

Ron Vanover
Director
Historic Sites 

Rob Richards
Director
Financial Operations

Captain Dallas Luttrell
Director
Rangers


Strategic Plan

KY State Parks Financial and Operations Strategic Plan.
Adobe PDF Document
6/10/2010

Download here.

Mailing Address

Kentucky Department of Parks
500 Mero Street-10th floor CPT
Frankfort, KY 40601


Latest News

Power Restored To Lodge, Restaurant
Exhibit: Kentucky Unseen: Roadside Views of the Bluegrass
Fireworks, picnics, entertainment
Co-hosted by Deer Valley Inter-Tribal Learning Circle
First of Three Races This Year at State Parks
Kentucky State Park Foundation’s ‘Inside Out Education’ Initiative
Tourism Secretary Parkinson Grateful For Gov. Bevin's Support
Meet at 9 a.m. at visitor center
Budget approved by Gov. Matt Bevin provides much needed funding
General Burnside Island Enters Hall of Fame for Golf
Benefit for Preservation Kentucky, Park Foundation
Volunteers Needed To Work at Park
Two Breakfast Options Available
Volunteers Needed To Clean Up, Plant Flowers
Pine Mountain, Lake Cumberland and Natural Bridge Hosting Meals
Series Includes Five Hikes
Camper Appreciation Weekend Is April 29-May 1
Make plans to hear some good stories at the Cumberland Falls Storytelling Festival
Egg Hunts, Art and More Planned for March 26-27
Free show includes vendors from across the country
This event is co-sponsored by Heart to Heart Publishing, Inc.
Dinners Planned at Kentucky Dam, Jenny Wiley, Rough River and Natural Bridge
A special one-night lodging rate of $44.95 is available for participants
Participants will paint a 16x20 inch landscape oil painting using the wet on wet method.
Learn park history and search for the perfect photo op as you explore Kentucky State Parks at your own pace throughout 2016!
Lodge rooms will be available for $49.95 a night at the 16 resort parks
Many parks are offering events and packages in February to help celebrate Valentine’s Day.
4-Week Series Features Kentucky Historical Figures
The Kentucky State Parks are offering a unique field trip experience for students interested in wildlife and the environment.
Nature Watch Weekends Jan. 29-30 and Feb. 5-6
Pine Mountain State Resort Park is offering some cold-weather outdoor adventure with Winter Photography Weekend set for Jan. 15-17
Lace up those hiking shoes and get ready! Pine Mountain State Resort Park is offering a “Hike-A-Thon” during 2016
Carter Caves State Resort Park will present a weekend of outdoor adventure with its seventh annual Winter Adventure Weekend Jan. 28-31