Kentucky Tourism

Columbus-Belmont Things To Do

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A multitude of migratory songbirds pass through the park during spring and fall, most from mid-April to mid-May and again from early September to mid-October. At least two-dozen species of warblers, plus the flycatchers, vireos, thrushes, tanagers, eagles and orioles. One of the highlight species at Columbus-Belmont State Park is the Mississippi Kite, present from early May to late August. The best areas for viewing are the woodland edges and overlooks along the top of the bluff overlooking the Mississippi River.


Boat ramps onto the Mississippi River available.


Relax amid beautiful settings on the river cliff campground with 38 sites, utility hookups and grills. A central service building offers rest rooms, showers, and laundry facilities. WiFi available. Pets are allowed if restrained. Campground open year round, water available, but not to each site in winter. Open Year Round (No water in winter)

In addition, two rental camping trailers and a log cabin rental are available by calling the park direct. Each trailer has kitchen, bath, and sleeps six. The log cabin sleeps two and renter uses campground facilities.

Gift Shop

Browse a wonderful selection of Civil War and Kentucky items. Open May – Labor Day and weekends through Sept. Open by appointment Oct – April.


There is a 2.5-mile self-guided hiking trail in the Park. Dramatic images of the Civil War come to mind when walking on the bluffs and massive earthen works that formed the Confederate trenches.

Miniature Golf

The entire family will enjoy playing a round on the park's miniature golf course. Open daily May - Labor Day and weekends through September.


Open May – Labor Day and weekends through Sept. Open by appointment Oct – April.


The park's facilities include picnic tables, grills and a playground, as well as four picnic shelters. Shelters available for rental up to one year in advance.