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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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Aug 19 2022, 10:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
July 1:10:00 A.M. Solar Journey*: Join staff from Northern Kentucky University for an afternoon of solar observation. There will be a specialized telescope for viewing the sun…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Aug 19 2022, 10:00pm
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
July 1:10:00 A.M. Solar Journey*: Join staff from Northern Kentucky University for an afternoon of solar observation. There will be a specialized telescope for viewing the sun…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Aug 20 2022, 2:00pm
Ft. Boonesborough State Park , Richmond
When the Kentucky heat and humidity make many outdoor activities too uncomfortable to enjoy, we will have a special program, presentation lecture or…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Aug 20 2022, 8:30pm
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
Join park staff and the Tri State Shadow Chasers for a night of paranormal investigation! We will be using a variety of investigative tools to explore various areas throughout…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Aug 26 2022, 10:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
**PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED**Contact [email protected] to preregister with your phone number, mailing address, and age of student(s).Take a break from lessons and tests to…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Aug 27 2022, 2:00pm
Ft. Boonesborough State Park , Richmond
When the Kentucky heat and humidity make many outdoor activities too uncomfortable to enjoy, we will have a special program, presentation lecture…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Sep 2 2022, 12:00am
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond
Join us in the campground of Fort Boonesborough State Park for a fun filled weekend of activities. We will have scheduled times for hikes, free tours, a bonfire, games and a whole…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Sep 2 2022, 10:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
July 1:10:00 A.M. Solar Journey*: Join staff from Northern Kentucky University for an afternoon of solar observation. There will be a specialized telescope for viewing the sun…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Sep 2 2022, 9:00pm
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
July 1:10:00 A.M. Solar Journey*: Join staff from Northern Kentucky University for an afternoon of solar observation. There will be a specialized telescope for viewing the sun…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Sep 3 2022, 12:00am
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond
Join us in the campground of Fort Boonesborough State Park for a fun filled weekend of activities. We will have scheduled times for hikes, free tours, a bonfire, games and a whole…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region