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Adventure Events in Kentucky

There’s a lot to do here in The Bluegrass State for both children and adults, particularly if you’re the adventurous type. Aside from the outdoor adventure sports and activities that you can enjoy whenever you please, you can also join in on some organized adventure events around the state. These might include the challenge of a triathlon or trail run, an outdoor skills workshop, a group hike at a state park or guided wildlife viewing tour. Whether you’re one of the hard-core athletes that travels here to race or you and a friend are just looking for a fun getaway, you can find any type of outdoor event here. View our list of upcoming adventure events below and make plans to attend a few on your next trip to Kentucky!
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May 28, 2016
Prestonsburg, KY
Enjoy a relaxing float down the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River.  Bring your own kayak or canoe, or rentals will be available from Legends Outfitters or Jenny Wiley St...
Kentucky Century Challenge
May 27 - May 29, 2016
Georgetown, KY
2016 brings the fourth annual Kentucky Century Challenge.  A compilation of four of the most popular cycling events in central Kentucky.  By completing at least 3 of...
39th Annual Horsey Hundred 2016
May 28 - May 29, 2016
Georgetown, KY
Central Kentucky Bicycling Event on Memorial Day Weekend featuring 30, 50, 66 & 100 mile rides in area surrounding Georgetown, Kentucky. Roads wind past farms and rock ...
First Day Hike: Monthly Hiking Series
Jun 01, 2016
Dawson Springs, KY
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will host a guided hike the 1st of each month again in 2016! All hikes will meet in the lodge lobby. Hike times and trails will va...
National Trails Day on the Purple People Bridge
Jun 04, 2016
Newport, KY
June 4 is National Trails Day! We're concluding Tri-State Trails’ first Opening Day on the Trail Challenge with a party on the Newport side of the Purple People Bridge (...
Jun 04, 2016
Harrodsburg, KY
Calling all adventurers! Test your orienteering skills in this village-wide scavenger hunt through wildflowers, past archaeological ruins and along historic roads. Use maps, b...
Kids Outdoor Day
Jun 04, 2016
Campbellsville, KY
KIDS OUTDOOR DAY June 4, 2016 Co-sponsored by The Friends of Green River Lake This fun filled day will consist of all types of outdoor activities for all children, includ...
Jun 04, 2016
Columbus, KY
Enjoy the natural beauty of Columbus-Belmont State Park by taking a History Hike around the grounds, nature trail and Historic Earthworks.  Maps and a bottle of water pro...
National Trails Day Hike at Kentucky Dam Village
Jun 04, 2016
Gilbertsville, KY
To celebrate National Trail Day go on a free interpretive hike with the park's naturalist where we will explore and examine natures wonders. Meet at Shelter House #1 (Near the...
Morehead Trail Fest
Jun 04, 2016
Morehead, KY
A fun filled morning on the Rowan County Arts Center lawn. The Morehead Trail Fest is held Saturday, June 4th from 8 a.m. - Noon. The event is held at our Trail Town Trail Sto...
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