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Cumberland Falls State Park
'Cumberland Falls'
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Cumberland Falls State 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.

Kentucky's Highlands Region Parks


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State Forests
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State Fish Hatcherys
1
National Forest
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National Historic Park
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State Parks

Parks in this region are near these Kentucky Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
CORBIN
PIKEVILLE
LONDON
ASHLAND
MOUNT STERLING
MOREHEAD
MANCHESTER
WILLIAMSBURG
HAZARD

Clark State Fish Hatchery
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Cumberland Falls State Park
Imagine a wall of water falling 60 feet into a boulder-strewn gorge, a whispering mist that kisses the face and a magical moonbow visible on a clear night under a full moon. Known as the Niagara of the South, the 125-foot wide curtain of water is dramatic day or night. But it's only at night during ........more >
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Throughout the ages, poets, songwriters, novelists, journal writers, historians and artists have captured the grandeur of the Cumberland Gap. James Smith, in his journal of 1792, penned what is perhaps one of the most poignant descriptions of this national and historically significant landmark We started ........more >
Daniel Boone National Forest
The Daniel Boone National Forest encompasses 635,000 acres in eastern Kentucky. The forest is noted for its recreational opportunities, including an extensive network of lakes and trails. Good fishing, hiking, and camping amidst the backdrop of rolling hills and cove hardwoods are a great attraction. ........more >
Gatiffi State Fish Hatchery
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Grayson Lake State Park
Sheer sandstone canyons and gentle slopes comprise the 1,512 acres of Grayson Lake State Park. This site was a favorite camping area for Shawnee and Cherokee Indians, and you will discover why with a visit to the parks spacious campground. Enjoy a picnic meal cooked over the grill and relax under ........more >
Jenny Wiley State Park
This mountain resort is named for the legendary pioneer woman, Jenny Wiley. Taken captive by Indians in 1789, Wiley endured the slaying of her brother and children and escaped after 11 months of captivity. Imagine our heroine eluding her captors as you hike the trails that weave through the wilderness. Jenny ........more >
Kentenia State Forest
Kentenia is the oldest state-owned forest, acquired in 1919 as a gift from the Kentenia-Cantron Corporation. It is located in Harlan County along the south side of Pine Mountain in seven scattered tracts totaling 4,277 acres. The largest of these tracts is accessible by Little Shepherd Trail and contains ........more >
Kentucky Ridge State Forest
Kentucky Ridge State Forest consists of 15,251 acres and was acquired by lease in 1930, as part of the Land Use and Resettlement Program. The lease was sustained until 1954 when the property was deeded by the U.S. government to the Commonwealth. Kentucky Ridge State Forest contains Pine Mountain ........more >
Kingdom Come State Park
With an elevation of 2,700 feet, Kingdom Come is Kentuckys highest state park. Resting near the Kentucky-Virginia border on the crest of Pine Mountain, the park offers scenic vistas second to none. The parks name is from John Fox Jr.s novel The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come, a book about an orphaned ........more >
Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park
Hike in the footsteps of pioneers on two historic trails, the Wilderness Road and Boones Trace. These thoroughfares carried more than 200,000 settlers from the eastern colonies into the western frontier between 1774 and 1796. But danger lurked along the way McNitts Defeat, Kentuckys worst Indian massacre, ........more >
Natural Bridge State Park
It has taken nature millions of years to form the natural sandstone arch from which this park takes its name. Located adjacent to the Daniel Boone National Forest, near the Red River Gorge Geological Area, the bridge spans 78 feet and is 65 feet high. At Natural Bridge, each season has a unique charm. ........more >
Olympia State Forest
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Tygarts State Forest
Tygarts State Forest will be closed to public access from November 15, 2003 to March 31, 2004 while a salvage timber harvest is conducted. The forest sustained heavy damage from last year's ice storm. This harvest is necessary to improve the overall health of the forest. The state bought Tygarts ........more >
Walker Memorial State Park
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