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Wherever you travel in Kentucky, you are never far from one of our 45 Kentucky State Parks, some of the top state parks in America. Each park has its own unique attributes, from shorelines to majestic mountains, from winding caves to enchanting woodlands. 

Kentucky State Parks have resorts with lodges, cottages and restaurants; recreational parks with camping and picnic areas; and historic sites that preserve our past. Below the map is a listing of all state parks.

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Top Five Things to Do  1. Boat or fish for catfish, bluegill, bass and crappie on Barren River Lake 2. Play the par 4 championship golf course 3. Relax on the Sunset Beach Cove…
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
1. Visit the Bison herd.2. Tour the Museum and Diorama pit.3. Discover Salt Springs along the Big Bone Creek trail.4. Camp overnight.5. Grab a souvenir t-shirt.Big Bone Lick’s…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Top Five Things to Do1. Rent a lakefront cabin.2. Mountain bike the 12 mile stack loop trail.3. Birders bring binoculars for the Virginia Wildlife Trail. 4. Rent a pedal boat,…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Top Five Things to Do1. Tour the Cascade Cave.2. Hike Three Bridges Trail.3. Experience the Bat Cave “Wild”.4. Hike the Box Canyon Trail.5. Explore Laurel and Horn Hollow cave…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Top Five Things to Do1. View the epic Cumberland Falls.2. Tour the Pinnacle Knob 1937 Fire Tower.3. Hike Eagle Falls Trail.4. Experience the Rainbow Mist Ride.5. Gem Mine for…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Top Five Things to Do1. Visit a replica of the first Kentucky home.2. Play mini golf.3. Ride the giant slide.4. Enjoy kid-friendly recreation.5. Shop for gifts and T-shirts.Born in…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Top Five Things To DoThe hilltop Butler Lodge is an attraction within itself. Listen to the piano and admire the Ohio River valley view. Each of the 53 rooms features a private…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Top Five Things To Do1. Kayak to Grotto Falls.2. Hike the Beach Hemlock Trail to view sandstone rock formations.3. Play a round of golf on the 18-hole championship golf course.4.…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Top Five Things to Do1. Enjoy fishing and boating the 225-acre lake.2. Hike, bike or ride horseback on 28 miles of trails.3. Overnight in the fieldstone lodge.4. Reserve an RV or…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Visit the smallest park in the park system where the ½-acre burial grounds of the Shelby family sits amid the peaceful countryside of Lincoln County. The stone-walled cemetery…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region