Kentucky Tourism


Kentucky State Parks put the “special” in special events, celebrating everything from wildflowers in the spring to spectacular fall colors in the mountain and lake areas.

From Elk viewing tours to ghost walks or reenactments and living history events, there are weekends full of fun, free entertainment to create special memories with your family and friends. Search KY state parks below by date range or by park name to view a list of each individual park’s events and read about each one. You and the kids can pick out which destinations and events you want to enjoy, then start building your itinerary.

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR: April 24 - 30, 2018
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Camper Appreciation Weekend at Fort Boonesboro Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

April 26, 2018

Pay for Friday night and get Saturday night FREE. We have so much fun that we start the weekend on Thursday night with bingo and then the fun continues with scheduled times for bonfires, free putt-putt and tours, hikes, entertainment and lots more activities. There is a free continental breakfast on Sunday. This event is for registered campers only. For more information please call (859) 527-3454 or e-mail
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Pennyrile Forest: Spring Scrapbooking Weekend

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

April 26, 2018, 2 PM

Enjoy a spacious table to work all weekend, plus a chance to win scrapbook-related prizes. Registration fee is $30 and is limited to 50 participants. Only $5 more to come early on Thursday! To be added to the email distribution list send a request to
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Red Hatter's Derby Day 2018

Lake Barkley State Resort Park

April 26, 2018, 11 AM

Grab the gals and head to Lake Barkley for a Red hatter’s pre derby celebration. On April 26  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Red Hatter’s are invited to join Lake Barkley State Resort Park in celebrating the upcoming derby.
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Agriculture Weekend

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

April 27, 2018, 6:00 pm

Share your knowledge and learn from other gardeners from around the region!

Camper Appreciation

Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park

April 27, 2018

Pay for Friday night and get Saturday night FREE. We will be showing our loyal campers just how much they are appreciated this weekend! We will have a large complimentary dinner Saturday night, and we ask our campers to bring homemade desserts to dinner because we award some free camping certificates and other prizes for the best ones! Expect $1.00 Mini Golf and lots of other activities. All activities are for ...
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Camper Appreciation (Lake Cumberland SRP)

Lake Cumberland State Resort Park

April 27, 2018

We are so excited to let our campers know just how much we appreciate them with a camping BOGO! Pay for Friday night camping and Saturday night is on us! We will have a fun-filled activity schedule for you and your family to enjoy!
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Camper Appreciation Weekend

Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park

April 27, 2018

Purchase a campsite for the night of Friday, April 27 and get Saturday, April 28 for FREE! This is the weekend when we say thank you to all the campers who help make the Kentucky Dam Village Campground such a special place. In addition to the special "bogo" deal, campers can also enjoy family-friendly activities planned throughout the day on Saturday, including a kids craft, a cornhole tournament, a potluck ...
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Camper's Appreciation Weekend at Dale Hollow Burkesville, KY

Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park

April 27, 2018

Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park invites you to come and camp two nights for the price of one, April 27-29, 2018. Crank up that RV, air out that stuffy tent, or save all the hassle and just rent a primitive cabin. No matter what you choose, you will enjoy this weekend of camping activities and crafts!
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General Butler State Resort Park

April 27, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

General's Quarters will feature local & surrounding talent the 2nd & 4th Friday of each month from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.        It's the place to be; whether you come for the music, food or drinks, it's perfect for gathering with friends & unwinding!           April features: 427 Donnie Wright from Carrollton, KY.                                                                                                       May features: 5/11 & 5/25 Joe Clark from Henry County
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Kenlake's Camper Appreciation Weekend

Kenlake State Resort Park

April 27, 2018

Get two nights for the price of one during Camper Appreciation Weekend, April 27-29, at Kentucky State Parks. You pay for Friday night and get Saturday night FREE!  Make reservations at or call 1-270-474-2211. Make sure you ask for the discount.  (Not good with any other discounts or offers)
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