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Whether it's summer, winter or somewhere in between, Kentucky State Parks are the perfect place to have fun, unwind and build relationships. Choice would be the word to describe the recreational opportunities. With championship golf courses, marinas, multi-use trails, horseback riding, tennis courts and swimming pools, state parks are Kentucky’s playground. Our parks are also vast lakes, mountaintops, caves and wildlife viewing.


 

You may choose to sit back, relax and let the kids run free. Reconnect with family and friends while discovering and exploring our natural resources. To introduce you to the unique features and opportunities at each park, our talented recreation and interpretation staff provides educational and entertaining programs for all ages and interests.

Things to Do

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The Jesse Stuart Lodge has three meeting rooms that can be combined to accommodate large groups for general session meetings or separated for smaller meetings for 10-225 people.…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
The park has 5 1-bedroom cottages and 1 ADA-accessible 2-bedroom cottage. Each of the 1-bedroom cottages has a king-sized bed, pull-out sofa, fireplace, living room, full kitchen,…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Have an adventure! Explore the lake in a pedal or motor boat rental from the marina. Surrounded by open woodland, the campground offers quiet seclusion with all of the modern…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Kingdom Come State Park, with an elevation of 2,700 feet, is the crowning jewel in the crest of Pine Mountain near Cumberland, Kentucky. Admire the beautiful views from one of…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
For a great Kentucky state parks vacation, take some time to discover the beautiful landscape of Lake Malone State Park while hiking the 2-mile Laurel Trail, the .25-mile…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park in London, KY combines the beauty of a rolling, wooded hills park with a historic site that honors the pioneers who braved the perils of the…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Open all year. Thursday through Sunday, May 1 - Sept. 30 Open all year (during winter months weather permitted). Open all year.18 Hole Disc Golf Course, 9 baskets, Artificial…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
This peaceful setting, just south of Eddyville, Kentucky, on the shores of Lake Barkley is historically linked to the author F. Scott Fitzgerald. The featured property was once the…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
The farm that inspired the imagery in Stephen Collins Foster's famous song, “My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night!” is Kentucky's most famous and beloved historic site. Built between…
Bourbon, Horses & History
Bourbon, Horses & History
In May 2001 Nolin Lake State Park opened to the public. The 5,795-acre lake created from the impoundment of the Nolin River in 1963 and the 333-acre park are located along the…
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes