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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 souvenir T-shirt.…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Top Five Things to Do1. Enjoy all you can eat menus to go.2. Enjoy mini golf as a family.3. Bring your canoe to the Licking River. 4. Hike historic trails of Boone and explorers…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
1. Rest and Relax at the beautiful campground overlooking the Mississippi River2. Visit the park Snack Bar for the Best soft serve ice cream and Fantastic Quickie Dogs.3. Hike…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
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 Do Stroll the original fort site of Daniel Boone and settlers.Shop for handmade pioneer items in the gift shop. Enjoy our wildly popular RV and tent…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
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
The 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 and personal…
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