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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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Furry Friends
Aug 27 2022, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
Calling all four-legged family members! This is the day for man's best friend to get some one-on-one time with their owners with a guided, pet-friendly hike on one of John James…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Sep 3 2022, 9:00am
Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site, Tompkinsville
The 9th KY US Infantry (reenactors) will be setting up camp at the bottom of the hill. This working camp will be an accurate depiction of a real Civil War era camp. Talk to them…
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Sep 3 2022, 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
Join our team of naturalists as we embark on a hike through one of our park's most popular trails, Wilderness Lake! Hikers will meet at the front lawn of the John James Audubon…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Sep 3 2022, 2:00pm
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
John James Audubon State Park is home to a vast array of tree species, and you definitely don’t want to miss this opportunity to join the Park Naturalists on a…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Sep 4 2022, 9:00am
Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site, Tompkinsville
The 9th KY US Infantry (reenactors) will be setting up camp at the bottom of the hill. This working camp will be an accurate depiction of a real Civil War era camp. Talk to them…
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Monarch Migration Mysteries
Sep 10 2022, 8:00am
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
Learn of the incredible journey Monarch Butterflies take as they migrate south for the winter! Meet at the Audubon Museum for an informative presentation about these beautiful…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Monarch Migration Mysteries
Sep 17 2022, 8:00am
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
Learn of the incredible journey Monarch Butterflies take as they migrate south for the winter! Meet at the Audubon Museum for an informative presentation about these beautiful…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Oct 15 2022, 12:00am
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
Book your campsite now, get your costumes ready and pull out your spookiest decorations--you won't want to miss the Campground Halloween at John James Audubon State Park! Our Park…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Oct 22 2022, 6:00pm
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
“HOO” goes there?? It’s our park Naturalists with Boo and Owlivia, our two wonderful owls! Help your child get into the Halloween spirit with us at John James Audubon State Park as…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Oct 29 2022, 6:30pm
John James Audubon State Park, Henderson
Let's get into the Halloween spirit with Spooky Tales and Nighttime Trails! Join our park Naturalists in frightfully fun evening of night hikes and spooky stories, lead by our…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ