Kentucky State Parks


  Officials said state resort parks across Kentucky will offer New Year's Eve parties and other events to celebrate 2018.

123rf Stock Photo

Kentucky State Parks are offering a chance to view eagles in western Kentucky.

Kentucky State Parks via Facebook

The Kentucky State Parks system is offering lodging discounts to current and former members of the nation's armed services.

Kentucky State Park Commission via WFPL

A year after the legislature set aside an extra $18 million to make improvements to Kentucky’s state parks system, officials say the facilities have “turned the corner” on the way to being safer and more inviting to tourists.

Kentucky State Parks via Facebook

Kentucky officials are warning boaters about a danger known as electric shock drowning.

Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet

Kentucky State Park campgrounds are set to open at the end of this month. 

123RF Stock Photo

Kentucky state parks officials say they're looking for alternative recreational uses for two nine-hole golf courses.

Kentucky State Parks

Four Kentucky state resort parks will receive $4.9 million in funding for renovations.

The announcement this week is part of a campaign called “Refreshing the Finest”—a statewide effort providing structural repairs, painting, and other upgrades.

Carter Caves State Resort Park, via Facebook

Five Kentucky state parks will be seeing $3 million dollars in safety and aesthetic improvements over the next couple of years. The announcement came Tuesday from Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Secretary Don Parkinson during a visit to Carter Caves State Resort Park.

Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet

Kentucky’s state park system is in need of $240 million dollars in repairs according to state Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Secretary Don Parkinson. In an effort to address safety and aesthetic issues, Parkinson and Kentucky State Parks commissioner Donnie Holland unveiled plans today to spend $3.7 million on repairs, upgrades and fresh coats of paint at four western parks.