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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: September 21 - 27, 2017
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Homeschool Fridays at Wickliffe Mounds Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

April 7 - October 27, 2017, 1:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Education programs are available for Homeschool Groups and include a guided tour of the site; demonstrations of prehistoric technology; do a mock dig with an archaeology presentation for kids, and make a Mississippian culture craft to take home.  Explore on your own the nature trail, welcome center, gift shop and take an Archaeology Quest.  Fee is $5.00 per child, $3 per parent and pre-registration is required, sorry, no walk-ins. Program ...
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"Freedom and the Homefront", A Civil War Tour of My Old Kentucky Home Bardstown, KY

My Old Kentucky Home

September 1 - 30, 2017

Visit Kentucky's most famous historic site, My Old Kentucky Home, to explore its connection to the American Civil War!
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Fall Archery Lessons Louisville, KY

E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park

September 5 - 28, 2017, 6:00 P.M. - 8:15 P.M.

Registration begins July 24, 2017 (registration limited to 10/division) Tuesday evening Contact: Clintin.Joplin@ky.gov Dates: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26 Ages 7-13: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.  *Registration Full* Ages 14 and up: 7:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. Thursday evening Contact: Sawyer.Sims@ky.gov Dates: 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28 Ages 7-13: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Family Class: 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m. Each session (four lessons) costs $50/participant Please note the date when registration opens. We can not accept registrations before ...
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POUND FIT CLASSES Carrollton, KY

General Butler State Resort Park

September 21, 2017, 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

POUND FIT  CLASSES- LIVE A POUND FIT LIFE!
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Jesse Stuart Weekend Greenup, KY

Greenbo Lake State Resort Park

September 22 - 23, 2017, 3:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.

A weekend of events dedicated to Jesse Stuart, world renowned poet and author.  Mr. Stuart made his home in nearby W-Hollow, in his native Greenup County.  Greenbo's lodge was named Jesse Stuart Lodge in his honor.
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Great Outdoor Weekend Union, KY

Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

September 23, 2017, 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Archaeologists, paleontologists, historians, and the Friends of Big Bone will provide interpretive commentary on the Ice Age, Native Americans, mammal fossils, as well as geology and native vegetation of the area. You will also have the opportunity to visit an 1800’s-era campsite. Bring artifacts and fossils to be identified by experts. Tours will take place throughout the day and will begin beside the Visitor Center. Free and open to the ...
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General Butler State Resort Park Carrollton, KY

General Butler State Resort Park

September 23, 2017, 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.

Saturday, September 23rd features Nobody's Business with Leo Night starting at 7:00 p.m.
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Appalachian Elk Viewing Tour Prestonsburg, KY

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

September 23, 2017, 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 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

September 23, 2017, 5:30 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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Kenlake Cruise In Hardin, KY

Kenlake State Resort Park

September 23, 2017, 3:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

The Metal Mafia C.C. Presents the Kenlake Cruise In 2017! May 27th July 22nd September 23rd FREE! Goody Bags 50/50 Give-Away Kid's Choice Awards Free Water Food Vendors Valve Cover Track Door Prizes Long Haul Awards 3 P.M. - 7 P.M. each night. Next to the Tennis Center Live Music by: 5/27 - Night Fish 7/22 - Kalib Swift Band 9/23 - Sullivan 3 Open to ALL makes and models!  ...
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