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Winter Getaway Ideas


Some Kentucky State Park campgrounds are winter ready while others are closing for season. Campgrounds at Lake Barkley, Cumberland Falls and Kentucky Dam Village close on October 31; the rest will remain open until November 15, 2021. Year round campgrounds can be found HERE.


Cottages With Fireplaces

Get away from the cold weather and relax by the fireplace in a cozy cabin or cottage. Nine Kentucky State Parks provide accommodations that include a fireplace. Some are traditional wood burning fireplaces and others run on gas powered logs. Below is a list of parks offering cabins, cottages and villas with a fireplace. 


Barren River Lake State Resort Park
Located in Lucas, Kentucky, along the shoreline of Barren River Lake, the Deluxe Villas have kitchens, sitting area, a gas fireplace and two bedrooms. BOOK NOW!


Barren River  Barren River Interior

Carter Caves State Resort Park
Nine cottages at Carter Caves, in Olive Hill, Kentucky have wood-burning fireplaces. Cottages offer guests modern conveniences such as automatic dishwashers and microwave ovens along with covered patio decks that offer scenic views of the park's wooded hills. BOOK NOW!


Carter Caves  Carter Caves interior

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
There are several different types of cottages with fireplaces available at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. Choose from a multi-level Deluxe Cottage or single-level accommodation. ADA cottages with fireplaces are also available at this Kentucky State Park. BOOK NOW!


Cumberland Falls exterior  Cumberland Falls interior


General Butler State Resort Park
The General Butler State Resort Park 1 and 2 bedroom cottages come with central heat/air-fully equipped kitchen-bedroom-bathroom-dining area and living room with basic cable. All bed linens and towels are supplied. BOOK NOW!


General Butler  General Butler

John James Audubon State Park
John James Audubon State Park, nestled in the city of Henderson, Kentucky, is a great place to getaway to during the winter months. The parks has six beautiful cottages, five are one bedroom and one is an ADA-accessible two bedroom cottage. The museum, nature center and gift shop are open, but on a reduced schedule (closed Monday and Tuesday January 1 - March 15, 2018) during the winter. Bird and wildlife viewing opportunities never disappoint at John James Audubon State Park. Call 270-826-2247 to BOOK NOW!     


John James Audubon exterior cabin  John James

Lake Barkley State Resort Park
Enjoy the rustic charm of a log cabin at Lake Barkley State Resort Park. Each has a unique appeal and a gas fireplace for your enjoyment. Two bedroom log cabins come with two double beds in one bedroom and a queen bed in the other. Complimentary WiFi included. A workout facility is available for guests to use who stay at Lake Barkley State Resort Park. When making an online reservation, make sure to select the listing labeled '2 BR Log Cabin'. BOOK NOW! 


Lake Barkley exterior Lake Barkley interior


Natural Bridge State Resort Park
Located adjacent to Kentucky's Red River Gorge, is Natural Bridge State Resort Park. Several different styles of  two bedroom cottage/cabins have a fireplace to keep you warm when the weather gets cold. Two bedroom accommodations include a fully equipped kitchen, dinning area and outdoor patio space. BOOK NOW!


Natural Bridge  Natural Bridge  Natural Bridge


Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
Lodge side cottages at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, make the perfect pick for those who want to explore parts of Western Kentucky. Spend the day hiking away, then unwind and warm up by the fireplace. Single level cottages are available and are conveniently located close to the lodge and restaurant. BOOK NOW!


Pennyrile Pennyrile

Pine Mountain State Resort Park
Stay in a historic cabin built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and enjoy the rustic charm of Kentucky's first state park. The nine one-bedroom log cabins at Pine Mountain have stone fireplaces and private decks, perfect for enjoying a hot cup of coffee. Cottages are located in a quite and peaceful woodland setting and are located near hiking trails. BOOK NOW!


Pine Mountain  Pine Mountain