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Cumberland Falls State Resort Park 'Cumberland Falls' © Jaganadha R Sastry Karra
A beautiful rainbow just above the Waterfalls during the daytime.
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Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
'Cumberland Falls'
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A beautiful rainbow just above the Waterfalls during the daytime.

Mill Springs State Park
'Mill Springs, KY'
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Natural Bridge State Park
'Skybridge'
© Ted Denman 2010

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This shot was taken on a hike through the Red River Gorge. This arch is named Sky Bridge.

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
'Cumberland Falls'
© Ted Denman

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Kentucky's Region Parks


8
State Parks
1
State Airport
1
State Wildlife Management Area
2
National Wildlife Refuges
2
State Historic Sites

Parks in this region are near these Kentucky Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
HOPKINSVILLE
OWENSBORO
HENDERSON
PADUCAH
MURRAY
MADISONVILLE
MAYFIELD
FORT CAMPBELL
BENTON

Columbus-Belmont State Park
At one time, national leaders considered moving the country's capital from Washington to Columbus--a nod to Columbus-Belmont's important role in American history. The site was considered a strategic location for control of the Mississippi River, and the struggle to control the river led to the Battle ........more >
Jefferson Davis State Historic Site
Jefferson Davis State Historic Site is a memorial to the famous Kentuckian born on this site on June 3, 1808. Ironically, just eight months later, and not more than 100 miles away, another great Kentucky statesman was born, Abraham Lincoln. The two men were destined to become Civil War adversaries Union ........more >
John James Audubon State Park
The rich magnolias covered with fragrant blossoms, the holly, the beech, the tall yellow poplar, the hilly ground and even the red clay, all excited my admiration. Such an entire change in the fall of nature in so short a time seems almost supernatural, and surrounded once more by numberless warblers ........more >
Kenlake State Park
Located on the western shore of Kentucky Lake, Kenlake offers a choice of quiet relaxation or active recreation. Take to the net at the tennis center, a seasonal facility with temperature-controlled courts, racquet rentals and a pro shop as you play a relaxing game of golf on our 9-hole golf course. Kenlake ........more >
Kentucky Dam State Park Airport
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Kentucky Dam Village State Park
Kentucky Dam Village is one of three state resort parks near Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, a 170,000-acre wooded peninsula bound by Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley. The abundance of water offers uncrowded cruising, water-skiing and fishing. With its wide choice of accommodations, ........more >
Kentucky Woodlands National Wildlife Refuge
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Lake Barkley State Resort Park
World-class Lake Barkley lodge, designed by Edward Durrell Stone, seems to have just emerged naturally from the wooded shoreline that surrounds it. The grand scale, post-and-beam wood construction features 3 1/2 acres of glass offering outstanding views of Lake Barkley. In addition to the outdoor ........more >
Lake Malone State Park
Spanning 788 lake acres, Lake Malone captures Kentuckys beauty in a small package. The lake is enclosed by dramatic 50-foot sandstone bluffs rising above the waters edge and surrounded by hardwood forests. The park has a campground, marina, beach and hiking trail. Discover the beautiful landscape ........more >
Mineral Mound State Park
This peaceful setting on the shores of Lake Barkley is historically linked to the author F. Scott Fitzgerald. The property was once the farm of Willis B. Machen, grandfather of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald. Its not hard to imagine the serene, Gatsby-style era from this park, with idyllic days of playing golf ........more >
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
Named for the tiny Pennyroyal plant found in the woodlands surrounding this resort, Pennyrile Forest is the perfect back-to-nature hideaway. Relax in the rustic wood and stone lodge or in one of the charming cottages near the lodge or beside the lake. In either case, the only sounds to wake you may ........more >
Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge
During the winter of 1811-12, a series of some 1,874 recorded tremors within the New Madrid fault dramatically altered the landscape on some 30-50,000 square miles of land ceating Reelfoot Lake in extreme northwest Tennessee. Reelfoot NWR was established in 1941 to manage the northern third of the ........more >
West Kentucky State Wildlife Management Area
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Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site
Open to the public since 1932, the museum exhibits the excavated features of two mounds with displays of Mississippian pottery, stone tools, artifacts showcasing their way of life and artwork, the archaeological history of the site and the architecture of mounds and houses. Visitors have a spectacular ........more >
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