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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 9 2020, 11:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
A Halloween favorite is coming to Big Bone this season! Haunted Mini Golf will be offered every weekend in October starting on October 2nd. Bring your young witches and warlocks…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Oct 9 2020, 7:00pm
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond
Enjoy the sights, sounds and scares of over one and one-half miles of Halloween lights and displays from your car. $5 donation to our Foundation per car load.
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Oct 9 2020, 8:00pm
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 9 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 10 2020, 12:00am
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park , Corbin
The recreation staff will offer various programs on these days that the whole family can enjoy. The Pinnacle Fire Tower will be open for tours. In the evening hours, you can enjoy…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Oct 10 2020, 12:00am
Fairway 5, Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
Watch Hollywood blockbusters from the comfort of your own vehicle. Gates OPEN at 5:30 PM each night. Enjoy food from local food trucks. Candy concessions sold by the Friends of…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 10 2020, 8:00am
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond
Join us in the picnic area of the Park to view over 1,000 cars over this three day event. There will also be swap meet and food vendors. Cost is $2 per person or $5 per car load.…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Oct 10 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 10 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 10 2020, 11:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
A Halloween favorite is coming to Big Bone this season! Haunted Mini Golf will be offered every weekend in October starting on October 2nd. Bring your young witches and warlocks…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region