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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. Campgrounds will open June 11, 2020.
•    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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Oct 4 2020, 8:00am
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Carlisle
Join the Tri-State Shadow Chasers every weekend in October for an informative look into the world of paranormal investigation.  Learn about investigation techniques, get…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Oct 4 2020, 9:00am
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond
See and learn about ancient crafts, skills and trades kept alive even to this day - blacksmithing, woodworking, riving roof boards, hewing and notching logs, leather work and an…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Oct 4 2020, 9:00am
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond
This is a hands on history event that teaches turning flax and wool into fabric. It starts with sheep shearing and wool preparation, includes flax preparation and ends with…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Oct 4 2020, 10:00am
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Death during the 19th Century was a part of everyday life for Americans. Mortality rates were high due to disease, poor sanitation, and child birth. An entire culture of rules and…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Prothonotary Warbler
Oct 4 2020, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Visit the John James Audubon Museum soon for this extraordinary nature photography exhibit, “Of Feathers and Fields,” by Artist Mark Herron. As John James Audubon captured the…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Oct 4 2020, 8:00pm
Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington
Peculiar, Curious, Bizarre and Morbid Victorian Customs Why were Victorians so enamored with death? Join us in an exploration into the strange life and death of the…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Oct 5 2020, 10:00am
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Death during the 19th Century was a part of everyday life for Americans. Mortality rates were high due to disease, poor sanitation, and child birth. An entire culture of rules and…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Prothonotary Warbler
Oct 5 2020, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Visit the John James Audubon Museum soon for this extraordinary nature photography exhibit, “Of Feathers and Fields,” by Artist Mark Herron. As John James Audubon captured the…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Oct 6 2020, 10:00am
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Death during the 19th Century was a part of everyday life for Americans. Mortality rates were high due to disease, poor sanitation, and child birth. An entire culture of rules and…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Prothonotary Warbler
Oct 6 2020, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Visit the John James Audubon Museum soon for this extraordinary nature photography exhibit, “Of Feathers and Fields,” by Artist Mark Herron. As John James Audubon captured the…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ