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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 lodging and restaurants; recreational parks with camping and picnic areas; and historic sites that preserve our past. Use this page to find a state park that’s perfect for you and find out why Kentucky State Parks are among the top state parks you’ll find anywhere! Extend your adventure and stay in one of our many state park lodges.

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Open all year. Thursday through Sunday, May 1 - Sept. 30 Open all year (during winter months weather permitted). Open all year.18 Hole Disc Golf Course, 9 baskets, Artificial…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
This peaceful setting, just south of Eddyville, Kentucky, on the shores of Lake Barkley is historically linked to the author F. Scott Fitzgerald. The featured property was once the…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Make the most of your trip to the Red River Gorge in Kentucky with Natural Bridge cabin rentals or delight in the mountainside beauty of Hemlock Lodge, one of 17 state park lodges…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
In May 2001 Nolin Lake State Park opened to the public. The 5,795-acre lake created from the impoundment of the Nolin River in 1963 and the 333-acre park are located along the…
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
A full-scale replica of the fort built by James Harrod in 1774 is the centerpiece of Old Fort Harrod State Park in Harrodsburg, KY. Cabins and blockhouses are furnished with…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
The farm that inspired the imagery in Stephen Collins Foster's famous song, “My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night!” is Kentucky's most famous and beloved historic site. Built between…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
The Old Mulkey Meetinghouse is a log church erected in 1804, making it the oldest freestanding log meeting houses in the Commonwealth. Adjacent to the Old Mulkey Meetinghouse is a…
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
With steep cliffs and wooded coves along the shoreline, this state park lake in eastern Kentucky provides 1,140 acres for your boating, skiing and fishing pleasure. The park offers…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
The 24-room rustic wood and stone lodge at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, sits serenely on a high cliff overlooking Pennyrile Lake near Dawson Springs. Open year-round. Rooms…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
On October 8, 1862, cannon explosions shattered the rural peace of this tranquil countryside and the death moans of young soldiers. Perryville became the site of the most…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region