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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. Visit the Bison herd.2. Tour the museum and diorama pit. 3. Discover salt springs along one of 5 trails. 4. Camp overnight.5. Grab a Paleontology…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
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. 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 Beech 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
Lodging & CampingThe 36-room fieldstone lodge at this resort is named in honor of Jesse Hilton Stuart (1906-1984), Poet Laureate and native of Greenup County. Peruse Stuart’s works…
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
Top Five Things to DoTues. - Sat 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. starting Nov. 1, 2020; Tues. - Fri. & 1st/3rd Sat. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. starting Dec. 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 Our visitor's center…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Top Five Things to DoThe park has 5 1-bedroom cottages and 1 ADA-accessible 2-bedroom cottage. Each of the 1-bedroom cottages has a king-sized bed, pull-out sofa, fireplace, living…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Top Five Things to DoTake a pontoon ride or fish the lake.Hike two scenic trails.RV or primitive camp around the lake.Make golf reservations on-site.Visit the Boston Steele Log…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region