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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 3 2021, 9:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
**Due to COVID-19 restrictions the traditional Easter Egg Hunt has been changed**Do you think you have what it takes to conquer the Big Bone Lick Golden Egg Hunt? Colored eggs…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River 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
Apr 24 2021, 10:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
Park staff and volunteers will lend a hand to create a cleaner environment on Earth Day weekend! Help pick up litter in and around Big Bone Creek from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet at…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River 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
Jun 12 2021, 11:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
Join us for a day of discovery at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site! On Saturday June 12th from 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. there will be lots to explore including Ice Age fossils, Native…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Jul 24 2021, 12:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
We're bringing back a campground favorite for 2021! Christmas in July will fill the campground with holiday cheer (minus the chill)! Join us for Christmas tie-dye at 10am ($10 a…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Oct 15 2021, 9:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
Journey back in time as Big Bone Lick returns to days long past. The festival features demonstrations of pioneer living and skills, frontier ingenuity, traditions, and lifeways.…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Oct 16 2021, 10:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
Journey back in time as Big Bone Lick returns to days long past. The festival features demonstrations of pioneer living and skills, frontier ingenuity, traditions, and lifeways.…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Oct 17 2021, 10:00am
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
Journey back in time as Big Bone Lick returns to days long past. The festival features demonstrations of pioneer living and skills, frontier ingenuity, traditions, and lifeways.…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region