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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.

 
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS FOR: January 18 - 24, 2018
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Trailing the Edge of Audubon Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

November 6, 2017 - January 31, 2018, 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

You won't want to miss this exquisite artwork exhibit by artist, Angela Eveslage. She loves capturing the atmospheric qualities of light and color in her pieces of bird and landscape art. Eveslage has admired and studied Audubon’s Artwork for over 40 years and has won several awards for her own artistry. Don’t miss these amazing paintings with Eveslage's Impressionist twist! The exhibit is displayed now through January 31, in the John James Audubon State Park ...
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March Madness Invitation Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

January 2 - February 15, 2018, 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Calling all area artists--plan ahead for March Madness! John James Audubon State Park Museum presents the annual exhibit "March Madness" and invites all tri-state artists to participate. Use this as an opportunity to exhibit and sell your art pieces, or perhaps win monetary awards. Each artist may place up to two pieces of art in the exhibit. Acceptable mediums include: oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pen & ink, and mixed media. Please email the Art Administrator, Kim McGrew-Liggett, ...
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Comedy Night at Dewey's Bar and Grill Prestonsburg, KY

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

January 18, 2018, 8:00 P.M. -

Comedy Night in Dewey's Bar and Grill is the first and third Thursday of each month at 8 p.m. Join us for an evening of laughter with two comedians. Drink Specials, Drafts, and appetizer specials.
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Nature Watch Weekend: Sandhill Cranes Lucas, KY

Barren River Lake State Resort Park

January 19 - 21, 2018

Each year thousands of sandhill cranes make Barren River Lake a stop as they congregate in huge numbers to migrate. The lake’s exposed mud flats in winter provide the birds with a perfect spot to rest and socialize as they settle in for the night. Ample farmlands and wet meadows offer plenty of food. Sandhill cranes are tall, gray birds reaching heights up to 4 feet, weighing up to 12 ...
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Kentucky Hills Woods and Waters Weekend Corbin, KY

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park

January 19 - 21, 2018, 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Explore our rich cultural and natural history by attending various activities and workshops.  There will be guided hikes to several local natural features.  Participants will be able to choose from a wide variety of hikes and lectures.  Subjects will include hiking, kayaking, fishing, wildlife watching  and wildlife habitat restoration.  This event is free to the public.
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Lake Barkley State Resort Park Eagle Weekend 2018 Cadiz, KY

Lake Barkley State Resort Park

January 19 - 21, 2018, 7:00 P.M. - 12:30 P.M.

January 19th 20th and 21st    Eagle Weekend 2018  Make your plans now to experience the most awesome Bald Eagle viewing in Kentucky. Special outings led by knowledgeable staff are arranged to view the majestic birds in the wild by heated yacht and by van. For over 40 years, Eagle Weekends have been devoted to the observation, education, and conservation of our national symbol.  Lake Barkley State Resort Park is ...
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Rook Tournament Falls Of Rough, KY

Rough River Dam State Resort Park

January 19 - 21, 2018, 6:00 P.M. - Noon

Rook Tournament January 19-21, 2018      Good old fashioned card playing fun is the rule for this event and Rook is the game we play. Two-person teams register for this two-day Rook tourney. Winners advance and prizes are awarded to the overall winners. Registration fee required.
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Appalachian Elk Viewing Tour Prestonsburg, KY

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

January 20, 2018, 3:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Elk were reintroduced to Kentucky in 1997 as a restoration project by the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife.  From 1997 - 2003 approximately 1513 elk were transported into Kentucky.  Reproduction has been very high, with approximately 90% of the adult cows producing calves.  Currently, the estimated elk population in Kentucky is over 10,000 elk.  The best areas for elk habitat are on reclaimed surface mines in Eastern Kentucky.
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Appalachian Elk Viewing Tour Prestonsburg, KY

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

January 20, 2018, 6:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.

Elk were reintroduced to Kentucky in 1997 as a restoration project by the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife.  From 1997 - 2003 approximately 1513 elk were transported into Kentucky.  Reproduction has been very high, with approximately 90% of the adult cows producing calves.  Currently, the estimated elk population in Kentucky is over 10,000 elk.  The best areas for elk habitat are on reclaimed surface mines in Eastern Kentucky.
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Pine Mountain Basketball Bar and Grill Pineville, KY

Pine Mountain State Resort Park

January 20, 2018, 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

Join us for 3 major games in the Big Blue Nation season this year.  The Mountain View restaurant will be catering the Ray Harm Room in the lodge to all those who want to support their favorite team.
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