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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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Apr 16 2021, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
The original Photography Weekend has been cancelled due to covid-19 precautions. We will have a free virtual contest, where the best in show will be our featured cover photo on…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Apr 17 2021, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
The original Photography Weekend has been cancelled due to covid-19 precautions. We will have a free virtual contest, where the best in show will be our featured cover photo on…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Apr 18 2021, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
The original Photography Weekend has been cancelled due to covid-19 precautions. We will have a free virtual contest, where the best in show will be our featured cover photo on…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Apr 22 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
Apr 23 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
Apr 24 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
Apr 24 2021, 12:00am
Rough River Dam State Resort Park, Falls Of Rough
Rough River Dam State Resort Park presents their first SPRING FLING Art & Craft Show April 24th & 25th between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on the front lawn of the…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Apr 25 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
Apr 25 2021, 12:00am
Rough River Dam State Resort Park, Falls Of Rough
Rough River Dam State Resort Park presents their first SPRING FLING Art & Craft Show April 24th & 25th between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on the front lawn of the…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Jun 7 2021, 9:00am
EP Tom Sawyer State Park, Louisville
Summertime is FUN time at E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. We are committed to providing quality, educational, and fun day camps for kids. Each camp is overseen by recreation…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History