Kentucky Tourism


Kentucky State Parks have resorts with lodging and restaurants that serve great food; recreational parks with camping and picnic areas; and historic sites that preserve our past.

Each park has its own unique attributes, from photo-worthy shorelines to majestic mountains, from winding caves to enchanting woodlands, and we have some great deals for you! There are plenty of great things to see and do outside the parks as well, from farms that raise Kentucky Derby-winning horses to bourbon distilleries and bluegrass music joints. Make your base camp in a Kentucky State Park and explore your surroundings!

We're always putting together great deals and travel ideas to for you, so check back often to save money on your Kentucky State Park vacations.

Seasonal Deals

For a list of current golf deals, click here!


10% lodging and camping discount is available for the following guests. Proof of membership/id required upon check-in:

Military Discount
(use code USA when booking online)
Active & retired military personnel with proof of service.

Senior Citizen Discount
(use code SENR when booking online)
ID required upon check-in (age 62 & older).

AAA Membership Discounts
(use code AAA when booking online)
AAA membership card must be shown at check-in.

Kentucky POWs camp for free (with POW card issued by KY Dept. of Parks)

***All  other association discounts to be granted upon check-in with proof/identification/membership card.***

Kentucky Veterans Lodging Guidelines

Benefit is only for veterans who are 100% disabled as a direct result of a service-connected incident and is a current Kentucky resident.

Benefit will extend to Kentucky National Guard or Reserve members disabled under the same circumstance.

100% disability is determined by the US Veterans Administration or Department of Defense. National Guard disability is determined as provided in KRS Chapter 342. Those eligible will have a letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

Available for a maximum of three overnight stays / calendar year, three nights max for each visit, subject to availability. Pet fee charges will be collected during the stay if a pet is brought into an over night accommodation.

During the period Memorial Day - Labor Day, and the month of October, stays must start / end during the 5-day Sunday - Thursday period. Outside of this period, stays can be for any days of the week, subject to availability.

The free accommodation (hotel/lodge room, cottage, or campsite) will apply only to that occupied by the veteran themselves.

Reservations can be made no more than ten (10) days prior to arrival.

Reservations are made by calling the park of their choice.

Disability letter and proof of Kentucky residency are required upon arrival.