KY State Parks Offer Camping Discounts in April
By WestKyStar Staff
FRANKFORT, KY - Kentucky State Parks are offering a 20 percent discount on camping reservations made for April 1-25.


To get the discount, campers need to make online reservations at (look for the “reservations” tab at the top of the page). Use the promotion code spring13.


The Kentucky State Parks will also offer two nights’ camping for the price of one during Camper Appreciation Weekend, April 26-27. Many parks will be holding special events for campers that weekend.


The Kentucky State Parks have 31 campgrounds across the state.


Campsites for horse camping are available at Carter Caves, Pennyrile Forest, Dale Hollow, Taylorsville Lake and Greenbo Lake. About a dozen campgrounds offer Wi-Fi service for a fee.


All state park campgrounds have sites with water and electric hookups.


Reservations can be made by visiting the website. Guests reserving online can view pictures of the individual campsites available, allowing them to better select a site to suit their individual needs. Guests may also call 1-888-4KYPARK for reservations.

The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit their website at

Published 09:00 AM, Saturday Feb. 23, 2013
Updated 08:49 AM, Monday Feb. 25, 2013