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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. Campgrounds will open June 11, 2020.
•    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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Jul 11 2020 , 10:00am
Audubon Wetlands trail, Henderson
Wander the trails of Audubon Wetlands together on this free naturalist-led hike on Saturday, July 11, at 10 A.M. Do you know how wetlands function? What natural treasures can be…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Prothonotary Warbler
Jul 11 2020 , 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Visit the John James Audubon Museum soon for this extraordinary nature photography exhibit, “Of Feathers and Fields,” by Artist Mark Herron. As John James Audubon captured the…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Brigadier General Daniel F. Griffin, 38th Indiana Infantry, portrayed by park manager Bryan Bush
Jul 11 2020 , 1:00pm
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville
Daniel F. Griffin was a brigadier general who fought at the battle of Perryville, Kentucky on October 8, 1862. He was originally born in Louisville, Kentucky, but after the death…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Jul 11 2020 , 2:00pm
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond
When the Kentucky combination of heat and humidity make many outdoor activities too uncomfortable to enjoy, we will have a special program, presentation, lecture or demonstration…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Jul 11 2020 , 7:45pm
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
The park naturalist will plan a unique hike to fit the season on a Saturday of each month in 2020. Participants can plan to join us for all the hikes or come to just one. In the…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Jul 12 2020 , 9:00am
Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site, Tompkinsville
OFFICIAL MONROE COUNTY BICENTENNIAL EVENTTim Lee Carter was a man of many talents. The notable Monroe County native was a teacher, state championship coach, veteran, doctor and…
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Prothonotary Warbler
Jul 12 2020 , 10:00am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
Visit the John James Audubon Museum soon for this extraordinary nature photography exhibit, “Of Feathers and Fields,” by Artist Mark Herron. As John James Audubon captured the…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Jesse Stuart Lodge
Jul 12 2020 , 11:00am
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, Greenup
Every Sunday from 11 AM to 3 PM Chef pulls out all the stops! The Sunday Brunch Buffet in the Angler's Cove Restaurant is a tradition at here at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park!The…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Jul 12 2020 , 1:00pm
Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington
Waveland is the home field to the only Kentucky Vintage Base Ball team, The Bluegrass Barons! Bring your chair and come enjoy a wonderful day of history, food…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Jul 13 2020 , 9:00am
Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site, Tompkinsville
OFFICIAL MONROE COUNTY BICENTENNIAL EVENTTim Lee Carter was a man of many talents. The notable Monroe County native was a teacher, state championship coach, veteran, doctor and…
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes