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MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME STATE PARK, KY

My Old Kentucky Home State Park honors the home that was the symbol of Stephen Foster's most endearing song, the stately mansion on the Rowan Estate known as Federal Hill. The home completed in 1818,rests on on a sloping 290 acres deeded to the state in 1922. It's builder...
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu Sep 17 2015   Later Dates

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  • The maximum reservation window is 12 months in advance to the date.
  • New Inventory is made available when the call center opens.
  • There is a 1 night minimum stay during the week at all parks.
  • There is a 2 night minimum stay on peak season weekends at all parks with the exception of the Kentucky Horse Park.
  • The minimum stay on peak season weekends at the Kentucky Horse Park is 1 night.
  • Customers may arrive on a Friday or Saturday and stay a minimum of two nights.
  • Customer service is authorized to fill in any empty spaces caused by the 2-night weekend stay rule.
  • Please note the following:

  • Longer minimum night stays are required at most campgrounds during holiday periods.
  • Parks prohibits the importation firewood by campers from any state outside of Kentucky. This is in an effort to help prevent the introduction of the Emerald Ash Borer into the state. Firewood is available for sale in the state park campgrounds. http://parks.ky.gov/regulations/firewood.htm
  • Please note that the Kentucky Department of Parks permits the use of non-licensed vehicles in campgrounds, including golf carts, only by those individuals with a disability. This policy will be enforced for the safety of all guests.
  • Kentucky Campground sites can be occupied by a maximum of 8 occupants. Four (4) adults and children 16 and under are included in the base rate. Each additional adult is $5.00 per night will be collected upon arrival at the park.
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    Overview

    Description

    My Old Kentucky Home State Park honors the home that was the symbol of Stephen Foster's most endearing song, the stately mansion on the Rowan Estate known as Federal Hill. The home completed in 1818,rests on on a sloping 290 acres deeded to the state in 1922. It's builder, Judge John Rowan, was a man of great distinction, serving on both the Ky Cout of Appeals and in the U.S. Senate.

    Booking Window
    Thu Sep 18 2014 - Thu Sep 17 2015

    Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Non Peak Tue Sep 02 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
    Peak Wed Oct 01 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
    Non Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Thu May 28 2015
    Peak Fri May 29 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
    Non Peak Tue Sep 08 2015 Wed Sep 30 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Admin Service, Copying
    • Admin Service, Faxing
    • Amphitheater
    • Bathhouse
    • Campground Host
    • Camping, Improved Site
    • Camping, Primitive
    • Dump Station
    • Golf
    • Grills
    • Historic Sites
    • Meeting Space
    • Musical Performances
    • Picnic Area
    • Picnic Shelter
    • Picnic Tables
    • Picnicing
    • Restrooms
    • Retail, Ice
    • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
    • Shelters
    • Shopping
    • Showers
    • Telephone
    • Tennis
    • Tennis Court
    • The Sound of Music
    • Water Drinking
    Less Than 1 Mile
    • ATM/ Cash Machine
    • Churches
    • Distillery Tours
    • Fishing
    • Medical Clinic
    • Motel
    • Newspapers
    • Restaurant
    • Swimming - Pool
    • Walking
    • ball field
    Greater Than 1 Mile
    • Car Rental
    • Emergency Services
    • Grocery store
    • Hospital
    • Laundry
    • Maintenance, vehicle
    • Photography
    • Propane
    Within 10 Miles
    • Airport
    • Antiquing
    • Art & Museum
    • Catering
    • Cultural-sites / Exhibits
    • Fishing reservoir
    Greater Than 10 Miles
    • Arboretum
    • Nature Center
    • Scenic driving routes
    • Seasonal Festivals
    • Sightseeing
    • area attraction
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    Getting There
    From Louisville, take US 31E south about 35 miles to Bardstown. Turn east on US 150, travel about 1 mile to KY 49. Park is 6/10 mile south on 49. Or take I-65 south to exit 112. Go South on KY 245 about 16 miles to 31E. Go south to US 150. From Lexington, take Versailles Road to Martha Layne Collins Bluegrass Parkway to exit 25. Turn west on US 150, go about 3 miles to KY 49.

    Additional directions - From Nashville take I-65 North about 132 miles to Martha Layne Collins Bluegrass Parkway. Follow parkway to exit 25 and follow above directions.

    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME STATE PARK
    501 East Stephen Foster Ave. P.O. Box 323
    Bardstown  KY  40004

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (502)348-3502