The U.S. National Park Service preserves 58 national parks, 390 parks, historic sites, memorials, and recreation areas that attract nearly 300 million visitors every year. Our U.S. national parks are repositories of the nation’s biological diversity and contain some of the last ecosystem remnants that are found nowhere else in the world. Explore US Parks Online

Shenandoah National Park is a beautiful, historic national treasure which includes the 105-mile long Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. The Park covers the crest of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains for over seventy-five miles. The Appalachian Trail roughly parallels the Skyline Drive and 101 miles of this trail run through the Park. (more…)

Kentucky National and State Parks and Recreation

Kentucky has one national park, 29 State Parks, 5 State Forests, 3 State Airports,
2 State Fish Hatcherys, 1 State Wildlife Management Area, 1 National Forest, 2 National Historic Parks, 2 National Wildlife Refuges, and 2 Wilderness Areas.


National Parks

State Parks

State Forests

State Airports

State Fish Hatcherys

State Wildlife Management Area

National Forest

National Historic Parks

National Wildlife Refuges

Kentucky Wilderness Areas

There are two wilderness areas in the state of Kentucky.

  • Beaver Creek Wilderness
  • Clifty Wilderness