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Kentucky State Parks put the “special” in special events, celebrating everything from wildflowers in the spring to spectacular fall colors in the mountain and lake areas.

 

From Elk viewing tours to ghost walks or reenactments and living history events, there are weekends full of fun, free entertainment to create special memories with your family and friends. Search KY state parks below by date range or by park name to view a list of each individual park’s events and read about each one. You and the kids can pick out which destinations and events you want to enjoy, then start building your itinerary.

 

Latest on Coronavirus 

•    Kentucky State Parks are open. Some park facilities may close as a precaution.
•    Kentucky State Parks is monitoring the latest information from the Governor’s Office and the Department of Public Health on the coronavirus outbreak. For more information, visit here.
•    Parks are taking precautions with extra and more frequent cleaning and modifying food services with carry out food services. For the latest updates on state parks and the coronavirus, visit here.
•    Some state park events may change or be cancelled due to the outbreak. Please call the park you plan to visit to check on the event status.

Kentucky State Parks Events Calendar

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Welcome Wednesdays
Mar 3 2021, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
This winter, the Audubon Museum & Nature Center at John James Audubon State Park is offering free admission to everyone on "Welcome Wednesdays." Come explore the museum, learn…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Mar 4 2021, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Enjoy a spacious table to work all weekend, plus a chance to win scrapbook-related prizes. Some complimentary drinks along with a few snacks will be available. Bring snacks/drinks…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Mar 5 2021, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Enjoy a spacious table to work all weekend, plus a chance to win scrapbook-related prizes. Some complimentary drinks along with a few snacks will be available. Bring snacks/drinks…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Mar 6 2021, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Enjoy a spacious table to work all weekend, plus a chance to win scrapbook-related prizes. Some complimentary drinks along with a few snacks will be available. Bring snacks/drinks…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Mar 6 2021, 12:00am
Kentucky Dam Sustainability Garden, Calvert City
Gardening & Houseplant questions answered in a casual environment. Plant Clinic offered. Demonstrations of current garden tasks that are relevant to the time of year. Contact…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Mar 6 2021, 2:00pm
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Join the park naturalist for a hike on part of the Lake Trail and the Pennyroyal Trail. We will be exploring the park and learning how to identify, control, and eradicate invasive…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Mar 7 2021, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Enjoy a spacious table to work all weekend, plus a chance to win scrapbook-related prizes. Some complimentary drinks along with a few snacks will be available. Bring snacks/drinks…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Welcome Wednesdays
Mar 10 2021, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
This winter, the Audubon Museum & Nature Center at John James Audubon State Park is offering free admission to everyone on "Welcome Wednesdays." Come explore the museum, learn…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Mar 13 2021, 12:00am
Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, Calvert City
Join us on the Second Saturday each month for Strolling Saturdays. We will guide you through some of our Park Trails, so that you can familiarize yourself with some of our natural…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Mar 13 2021, 12:00pm
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
March 13 workshop is FULL!   Mar. 27 workshop is FULL!If you found yourself in a wilderness survival situation, would you know what to do? Have you ever tried to make a…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ