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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, modifying food services by eliminating buffet meals, and removing tables and chairs to allow for more space between guests.
•    Parks is directing employees to remain home if they are ill and to take other precautionary steps such as frequently washing hands.
•    Some state park events may change 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 22 2020 , 9:00am
My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown
It's DERBY time and My Old Kentucky Home is proud to roll out the roses, silks, hats, and more with our Kentucky Derby exhibit, the "Race is On!" Our exhibit includes items…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Apr 23 2020 , 8:00am
Yatesville Lake Golf Course, Louisa
Seniors!  Ages 62+Enjoy 18-holes of golf with a golf cart for $25.00 per player every Tuesday and Thursday.Call 606-673-4300 to set up your tee time.
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Apr 23 2020 , 9:00am
My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown
It's DERBY time and My Old Kentucky Home is proud to roll out the roses, silks, hats, and more with our Kentucky Derby exhibit, the "Race is On!" Our exhibit includes items…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Apr 24 2020 , 12:00am
General Butler Campground, Carrollton
We want to show our campers just how much we appreciate them! Buy one night of camping, get the second night FREE! There will be activities for all ages!For reservations:…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Apr 24 2020 , 12:00am
Barren River Lake State Park Campground, Lucas
Barren RiverLake State Resort Park invites you to get outside to enjoy the start of camping season in style! Buy Friday Night and get Saturday night FREE. Enjoy…
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Apr 24 2020 , 12:00am
Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park, Burkesville
**ALL activities associated with this event have been cancelled. Follow us on Facebook for updates on future events.**
Kentucky's Southern Shorelines
Kentucky's Southern Shorelines
Apr 24 2020 , 12:00am
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park , Corbin
Cumberland Falls hosts one of the finest nature photography weekends in the southeast United States. We offer inspirational/educational guest speakers as well as a 30-hour…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Apr 24 2020 , 12:00am
Kincaid Lake State Park, Falmouth
Visit Kincaid Lake State Park for the annual Camper Appreciation Weekend April 24-26. Buy Friday night and get Saturday night free! The park will open the recreation area at 12:30…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Apr 24 2020 , 9:00am
My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown
It's DERBY time and My Old Kentucky Home is proud to roll out the roses, silks, hats, and more with our Kentucky Derby exhibit, the "Race is On!" Our exhibit includes items…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Apr 24 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