Columbus-Belmont State Park, Columbus, Kentucky (Part 1)


After an 11 day visit with family in Illinois and Missouri, we hit the road. When Bill began researching the routes to and from Illinois, he discovered that Kentucky has 37 state parks! That intrigued him, so he wants to visit as many as we can in a six-week period. We are going to travel west to east through Kentucky on our way back to Virginia. We did stop in Land between the Lakes, a national recreation parkĀ on our way to Illinois.

Kentucky State Parks

Kentucky State Parks Regional Map from Kentucky Official Visitor Guide – 2016 Digital Edition

We started with a five-day stay in the “Western Waterlands,” in what we think is one of the most beautiful state parks we’ve visited so far, Columbus-Belmont State Park. Just remember, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but for us at this time, this is the park we needed.

WARNING, this short post will have lots of pictures…

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