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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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Prothonotary Warbler
Jul 15 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
Jul 16 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
Jul 16 2020 , 9:30am
John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson
ART, ART, ART! This two-day class is geared for the serious young artist, age 6-8, who loves to be creative and work in any medium. We will be using watercolor, pastels, tempera…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Prothonotary Warbler
Jul 16 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
Jul 17 2020 , 12:00am
Rough River Dam State Resort Park, Falls Of Rough
Enjoy the music of the Junction Creek Band this evening from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. central time on the patio facing beautiful Rough River Lake.  We thank Wright Implement for…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Jul 17 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 17 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
Jul 17 2020 , 10:30am
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park , Corbin
This class is designed for kids with little or no experience in the water.The goals of this class include: how to stay safe and how to feel comfortable in the water. Classes…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Crowds Enjoy Picnic in the Park
Jul 17 2020 , 12:00pm
Under our Big Ole' Tree, Harrodsburg
Bring your lunch and enjoy FREE live entertainment under our world famous "Big Ole' Tree".  Every week we have a different live, local of regional act under the shade on the…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Jul 17 2020 , 5:00pm
Harbor Lights Restaurant (Inside Park Lodge), Gilbertsville
Our famous Friday Night Fish Buffet is back! Join us every Friday in the Harbor Lights Restaurant for our fish buffet! The buffet will be served from 5pm until closing each night!…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands