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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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John Russell
Mar 20 2021, 1:00pm
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Perryville resident John Russell and the Battle of PerryvillePark manager Bryan Bush will give a first person interpretation of Perryville resident John Russell. Learn about…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
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
John Russell
Apr 24 2021, 1:00pm
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Perryville resident John Russell and the Battle of PerryvillePark manager Bryan Bush will give a first person interpretation of Perryville resident John Russell. Learn about…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
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
May 15 2021, 1:00pm
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Reverend Charles Quintard was an American physician and clergyman who became the second bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee. When the Civil War broke out in 1861, he came…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Jun 19 2021, 1:00pm
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Reverend Charles Quintard was an American physician and clergyman who became the second bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee. When the Civil War broke out in 1861, he came…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Jul 17 2021, 1:00pm
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Reverend Charles Quintard was an American physician and clergyman who became the second bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee. When the Civil War broke out in 1861, he came…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Aug 21 2021, 1:00pm
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Reverend Charles Quintard was an American physician and clergyman who became the second bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee. When the Civil War broke out in 1861, he came…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Sep 11 2021, 1:00pm
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
On October 11 Interpretive Park manager will unveil the special exhibit Death and Dying in the 19th Century and the Battle of Perryville at 1 pm followed by a lecture on the…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Sep 15 2021, 7:00pm
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
On October 11 Interpretive Park manager will unveil the special exhibit Death and Dying in the 19th Century and the Battle of Perryville at 1 pm followed by a lecture on the…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region