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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 21 2020 , 9:00am
E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park, Louisville
Summertime is FUN time at E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. We are committed to providing quality, educational, and fun day camps for kids. Each camp is overseen by recreation staff.…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Jul 21 2020 , 10:00am
Yatesville Lake Golf Course, Louisa
Junior Golf Clinics - Tuesdays in June & JulyAges 7 to 12, 9:00 a.m. to 9:55 a.m.Ages 13 to 17, 10:00 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Prothonotary Warbler
Jul 21 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 21 2020 , 2:00pm
Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington
Looking for something fun, unique and different to do with a friend or a group? Waveland State Historic site is serving tea every Tuesday! Tea is served at 2 p.m. in the mansion on…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Jul 22 2020 , 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
****THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR THE 202 SEASON****Pioneer Life Week During a week dedicated to the Revolutionary War, The War of 1812 and the settlement of lands around the…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Jul 22 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 22 2020 , 9:00am
E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park, Louisville
Summertime is FUN time at E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. We are committed to providing quality, educational, and fun day camps for kids. Each camp is overseen by recreation staff.…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
Prothonotary Warbler
Jul 22 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 23 2020 , 12:00am
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
****THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR THE 202 SEASON****Pioneer Life Week During a week dedicated to the Revolutionary War, The War of 1812 and the settlement of lands around the…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Jul 23 2020 , 8:00am
Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond
Bring out those Holiday decorations and join in the fun of decorating in the summer sun instead of the cold of winter. We will have scheduled times to make Holiday crafts, have a…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region