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Calendar

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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Oct 7 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 7, 14, 21, 28: Cascade After Hours: The Legends of Carter County The first event of it’s kind! Journey by lantern light through Cascade for a series of…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 8 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 8, 15, 22: Spooky Cave-in Movie  Join us at Cascade Cave for an evening of thrills and chills as we show you a family friendly spooky flick INSIDE THE CAVE!  We…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 14 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 7, 14, 21, 28: Cascade After Hours: The Legends of Carter County The first event of it’s kind! Journey by lantern light through Cascade for a series of…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 14 2022, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Digital photography contest with evening program presented by photography professional, Don McGowan. Photographs may be taken anywhere within the state park and forest. Bring your…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Oct 15 2022, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Digital photography contest with evening program presented by photography professional, Don McGowan. Photographs may be taken anywhere within the state park and forest. Bring your…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Oct 15 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 8, 15, 22: Spooky Cave-in Movie  Join us at Cascade Cave for an evening of thrills and chills as we show you a family friendly spooky flick INSIDE THE CAVE!  We…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 16 2022, 12:00am
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Digital photography contest with evening program presented by photography professional, Don McGowan. Photographs may be taken anywhere within the state park and forest. Bring your…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Oct 21 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 7, 14, 21, 28: Cascade After Hours: The Legends of Carter County The first event of it’s kind! Journey by lantern light through Cascade for a series of…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 22 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 8, 15, 22: Spooky Cave-in Movie  Join us at Cascade Cave for an evening of thrills and chills as we show you a family friendly spooky flick INSIDE THE CAVE!  We…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Oct 28 2022, 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
October 7, 14, 21, 28: Cascade After Hours: The Legends of Carter County The first event of it’s kind! Journey by lantern light through Cascade for a series of…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians