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Things to Know

Here are some things about Kentucky State Parks that may be helpful to guests and anyone else seeking information about our state park system.


Mission Statement

The mission of Kentucky State Parks is to provide a sustainable system of parks that delivers quality programs, amenities, and services which create memorable experiences and a sense of place, contributes to the economic growth of the Commonwealth, and preserves the historic and natural integrity, and traditions of our parks for existing and future generations.


Hiking Trail Guidelines
Click here for trail guidelines.

Camping Regulations
Click here for Kentucky State Park camping regulations.


Firewood Policy

Click here to review the firewood policy.

Click here for geocaching guidelines.

Pet friendly policy
Click here for Kentucky State Parks pet friendly policy.

Drone policy
Click here for a list of questions and answers, including the requirement for using drones.