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The Complete Guide to Kentucky State Parks is the one-stop resource for information on great places to view Kentucky's natural beauty, tour historical sites, golf, camp, fish, hike, backpack, swim, ride horseback, rock climb, and enjoy almost any other type of outdoor recreation. Whether you are a day tripper, weekend escapee, or weeklong camper, this unique guide is ideal for any one of the seven million visitors who enjoy Kentucky state parks each year. Author Susan Reigler showcases all forty-nine state parks ...
The Complete Guide to Kentucky State Parks is the one-stop resource for information on great places to view Kentucky's natural beauty, tour historical sites, golf, camp, fish, hike, backpack, swim, ride horseback, rock climb, and enjoy almost any other type of outdoor recreation. Whether you are a day tripper, weekend escapee, or weeklong camper, this unique guide is ideal for any one of the seven million visitors who enjoy Kentucky state parks each year. Author Susan Reigler showcases all forty-nine state parks and historical sites, as well as the Kentucky Horse Park, the Breaks Interstate Park, and the Falls of the Ohio State Park. The book contains vivid details and numerous lush photographs and is organized geographically to help with planning trips around the state. A comprehensive map is included for each region. For every park, the essential information is provided: • Natural or historical attractions of the park • Types of recreation available • Camping and lodging facilities, museums, and gift shops • Addresses and phone numbers • Magnificent color photographs — 170 in allIf you want to see the moonbow at Cumberland Falls, one of only two in the world, to listen for a ghostly bugle at Perryville Battlefield, or to explore the longest cave system in the world, let this book be your guide. Don't be without it when planning your vacation in Kentucky.
"A one-stop resource of all that is Kentucky in its landmarks, landscapes and historical sites, the book proves that one does not have to travel too far to relax, recharge and enjoy —all while being cost-conscious." —Chevy Chaser" —
"Packed with more than 150 evocative color photos….this paperback is a must for anyone who wants to take advantage of the commonwealth's bounty." —The Voice-Tribune" —
"Reigler's knowledge and practical advice, coupled with Spaulding's beautiful photography, makes for an informative and beautiful travelogue on Kentucky State Parks." —Lexington Herald-Leader" —
"The Complete Guide to Kentucky State Parks will take you on an enjoyable journey across the state and leave you anxiously awaiting your next trip to one of the many parks of the Bluegrass." —Paintsville Herald" —
"What makes the work a real gem are the beautiful photographs- there is at least one on every two-page spread- and Susan Reigler's lovely and very personal prose." —Kentucky Kaleidoscope" —
Introduction 1. North Central Kentucky ParksBig Bone Lick State ParkBlue Licks Battlefield State Resort ParkBoone Station State Historic SiteConstitution Square State Historic SiteE.P. "Tom" Sawyer State ParkFort Boonesborough State ParkGeneral Butler State Resort ParkPerryville Battlefield State Historic SiteOld Fort Harrod State ParkIsaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic SiteKinkaid Lake State ParkLincoln Homestead State ParkMy Old Kentucky Home State ParkNolin Lake State ParkRough River Dam State Resort ParkTaylorsville Lake State ParkWaveland State Historic SiteWhite Hall State Historic SiteWilliam Whitley State Historic Site 2. South Central Kentucky ParksBarren River Lake State Resort ParkDale Hollow Lake State Resort ParkGeneral Burnside State ParkGreen River Lake State ParkLake Cumberland State Resort ParkOld Mulkey State Historic Site 3. Eastern Kentucky ParksBuckhorn Lake State Resort ParkCarr Creek State ParkCarter Caves State Resort ParkCumberland Falls State Resort ParkDr. Thomas Walker State Historic SiteFishtrap Lake State ParkGrayson Lake State ParkGreenbo Lake State Resort ParkJenny Wiley State Resort ParkKingdom Come State ParkLevi Jackson State ParkNatural Bridge State Resort ParkPaintsville Lake State ParkPine Mountain State Resort ParkYatesville Lake State Park 4. Western Kentucky ParksBen Hawes State ParkColumbus-Belmont State ParkJefferson Davis State Historic SiteJohn James Audubon State ParkKenlake State Resort ParkKentucky Dam Village State Resort ParkLake Barkley State Resort ParkLake Malone State ParkMineral Mound State ParkPennyrile Forest State Resort ParkWickcliffe Mounds State Historic Site 5. Interstate and Bonus ParksBreaks Interstate ParkFalls of the Ohio State Park Kentucky Horse Park AcknowledgementsIndexAbout the author and photographer
Posted January 23, 2010
Posted August 9, 2010
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