The Complete Guide to Kentucky State Parks

The Complete Guide to Kentucky State Parks

by Susan Reigler, Pam Spaulding

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813139128
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: 05/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 25 MB
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About the Author

Susan Reigler is a former restaurant critic at the Louisville Courier-Journal and is the author of Compass American Guides: Kentucky as well as Adventures in Dining: Kentucky Bourbon Country. Pam Spaulding is a veteran photographer and photojournalist based in Louisville.

Table of Contents

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

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anyone who enjoys the Ky State Parks (which are the best!) will love this book!