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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.

Kentucky State Parks Events Calendar

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Dec 16 2022, 12:00am
Natural Bridge, Woodland Center and Dining Room , Slade
Help ring in the holiday season by dancing the night away with Frank Sinatra impersonations, including holiday hits and holiday games! Dine with a buffet dinner at Natural Bridge…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Dec 17 2022, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
When Santa visits our park he spreads holiday cheer everywhere. Come enjoy the festivities. $5 create your own ornaments from 3:30-4:30 PM. $5 pictures with Santa in the lodge…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ