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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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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
You will be charmed by the skilled craftsmanship of stone and wood throughout Herndon J. Evans Lodge at Pine Mountain Resort, Kentucky's first state park. Each of the 30 rooms has…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
The Pine Mountain State Scenic Trail is a linear state park still under development. Once completed, the long distance trail designed for primitive camping (in shelters located…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Rough River Dam State Resort Park is one of the highlights of the Rough River Lake area, and is convenient to Louisville, Elizabethtown and Evansville. The park opened in 1962 and…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Taylorsville Lake State Park, located west of Lexington and southeast of Louisville, Kentucky, encompasses some of the most beautiful horse riding country. Use the pull down above…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Antebellum house in Lexington, also known as the Joseph Bryan estate, includes three original outbuildings - slave quarters, smokehouse and ice house. Guided tours of Waveland…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Wickliffe Mound has a museum, welcome center, gift shop, trails and picnic areas. Come see us! A Native American village once occupied the site of Wickliffe Mounds, about A.D. 1100…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Yatesville Lake provides plenty of room to skim the waves or catch some rays in your favorite cruisecraft—be it a houseboat, pontoon, speed boat or jet ski. The Yatesville Marina…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians