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Western Kentucky has turned the color of a pumpkin patch! The roadsides and shorelines are lit up in bright oranges, rusty reds, and golden yellows. The peak of the fall color...
The Autumn color show is at peak this week at John James Audubon State Park. Within just the past couple of days, the trees have leaped into color! The entire woods is aglow w...
While there are trees that refusing to admit it's fall by remaining stubbornly green, fall color is in a brilliant contrast of yellows, reds and oranges everywhere in Central ...
Seems like fall has finally arrived at Lake Barkley State Resort Park . Total foliage change is near 70 percent .  Oaks have begun to change and a few maples still have t...
All signs are pointing to this weekend being the peak, or at least the start of the peak, of our fall color here in the Kentucky Lake area. The maples are in full splendor, th...
What a difference a week makes in the changing colors of fall! The Park's Sugar Maple and Sassafras trees are shining with wonderful colors despite the slow changeover. O...
Join us for beautiful fall colors still hanging on.  Next weekend we will be out in these very same fall colors during our fly fishing workshop. There are still a few spa...
The color is fading fast, but we will admit that we didn't expect such a decent color this late in the season. Carter Caves definitely peaked in color this past week. There's ...
We are at peak fall color here at Natural Bridge State Resort Park!  Many of the hickories and sugar maples are showing wonderful yellows.  The red maples, sourwoods...
The Cumberland Falls Region has been very blessed this year with great fall color and has experienced a very late peak this year.   Great color can be seen in Maples...
There have been a lot of colorful changes at Audubon State Park this week! We have had a lot of sunshine along with cooler and shorter days.  Visitors to the Park are see...
Color is everywhere at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. Even though this weeks color still isn't as vibrant as expected, some great color is showing.&n...
The colors of fall are beginning to fade as the leaves fall to the ground. We had our first frost this morning. 
It's here! It's here! Peak Color has arrived!  While we have hit a cold snap, this is the perfect time to visit our lodge, sip hot cocoa, and check out the view.  Th...
Fall has finally arrived at Shaker Village! Walking through the crisp air, you can see all of the lovely fall foliage! 
Fall brings out the wildness in Kentucky, literally. Backroading in and around Central Kentucky right now you will not only see the splendid color show but if you pay att...
Fall at the Forks and the picture says it all! The splendor of our creator's fall color palette is breathtaking. The past few days there has been a significant change in the c...
Step outside and enjoy some breathtaking views along Dale Hollow Lake. Cooler weather has brought out some amber hues and intensified all of our fall foliage colors. The contr...
If you close your eyes and imagine what fall is like in rural Kentucky, this scene will come to mind! This is happening now along our scenic highways in Hart County. The air i...
The Autumn colors have arrived, but may not last long with the cold weather and storms this week. Sugar Maples are showing their brilliant oranges and yellows, Red Maples...
The big story this week here at Kentucky Dam Village is the beautiful maple trees! Wow, this week the colors on these beauties have really popped! Maples are such lovely fall ...
You're certainly in for a "Treat" when you visit Barren River Lake State Resort Park! The trees are absolutely beautiful this time of year. Come see all the reds, yellows, ora...
The fall colors have finally made their presence known in the region this week.  This week will be the peak of the season.   The Maples are showing some great r...
The cool weather is bringing color to the trees in and around Mammoth Cave National Park. Will this be the peak weekend?  Come see for yourself!
Over the last several days, the fall color at Natural Bridge State Resort Park has progressed rather quickly.  We expect the peak of the fall color season to occur somewh...
We are celebrating all things Fall at Nolin Lake State Park! The trees are really starting to turn down on the lake. The trees up on the ridges near the park are peaking, but ...
There are still some warm sunny days to enjoy a picnic by the water or paddle and enjoy the landscape in Kentucky. Shelby Lake in Shelbyville is a great spot to escape and wat...
Photo Weekend: We strive to not only put on a good contest, but also to present information that will help participants become photographers. Our speakers and judges this ye...
Fall is here one can peer from the balcony in their room and see the changes. In the picture you will see a hickory tree that has begun it’s changed. Total change overal...
It's beginning to look like Fall at Rough River Dam State Resort Park! After a slow start to the autumn color show, our trees are finally starting to burst into color. The col...
There is no better time to be at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park than right now through next week for the fall color change!  This weeks change is some better, but the domi...
Still not a lot of color at Dr. Thomas Walker SHS.
We still have quite a bit of green holding on, but you wont be disappointed with the colors on the mountain this week.  There is lots of leaf litter, lots of color in the...
Because we have had such lovely warm weather, we are still waiting for those elusive Fall colors. Golden yellows are just starting to take over our Tulip, Basswood&n...
Dale Hollow is counting down the days until we celebrate our annual Haunted Hollow Halloween event October 21, 2017. This is a FREE event that is suited for all ages. Act...
The tree line surrounding the bison viewing area is taking on warmer colors of yellow and orange. The bison herd doesn't seem to mind the cooler temperatures of Fall. 
Its beginning to look like Fall at Shaker Village. Pumpkins and leaves galore! 
As each week progresses here in the Kentucky Lake area, more and more autumn hues gradually seep into the shoreline panoramas. The foliage is about twenty-five percent into th...
The mid-October chill has brought along some beautiful reds, yellows, oranges, and greens in our trees just in time for our 2017 Campground Spookout! Come take in the views an...
In the event that you weren't aware, what previously was the golf course here the park now offers some absolutely spectacular walking for our visitors. Even though the golf co...
The Pinnacles of Berea has breathtaking views that will not disappoint especially now with the trees boasting their pretty new colors. Take a hike and enjo...
The overall peak is still around the corner.  With the cooling temperatures, the peak should be here by the weekend.   Some good red color can be seen in Sourwo...
Save the date for the Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ Cook-Off - October 20 & 21. Dozens of professional teams will be around the courthouse square in downtown Munfordville compe...
The unseasonably warm weather seems to be gone and the cooler temperatures have brought out the beautiful reds, yellows, and oranges of Fall at Nolin Lake State Park! While so...
Even though the temperature is slowing going down, we are still having a few gorgeous sunny days!  Take advantage of those warm weather days and make some ...
When you venture off the interstate to enjoy a fall drive on our beautiful scenic rural roads, you may wonder what's hanging in those barns with the doors open. It's tobacco-h...
There is still time to take an afternoon motorcycle ride through the beauftiful backroads of Kentucky to a popular destination called Penn's Store. Enjoy the color o...
Want to see the color changes up close and personal? Visit Mines Made Adventure Paradise Park near Hindman, KY - offering 43,000 acres, Hundreds of miles of ATV/OHV trails, 5 ...
The tree lines and wooded areas are still mostly green, but it's a lighter green every day. Do you ever wonder what causes the extreme color changes? As the daytime hours fa...
Happy Friday the 13th! Not everything is scary on this date; look at the beautiful colors on our trees here at Barren River Lake State Resort Park! Hike one of our nature trai...
Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park provides the perfect fall backdrop for those who love beautiful scenery and quiet relaxation. Fall hues are ever so evident this week as we ...
Just a little bit of color showing this week at John James Audubon State Park. Most of our trees are still green, though Spicebush, Pawpaw, Tulip, Hackberry, an...
It appears that our trees are hanging on to the summer season a bit longer than we thought! A few areas are turning quickly while most of the Village is still green. We captur...
Somewhere, in Harrodsburg, Kentucky sits this lonely bench.It's the perfect place and time to take a load off, slow down, reflect and enjoy the peacefulness that the fall...
While not a peak fall color yet, there's already some color to be seen at a Natural Bridge.  We expect the color to progress rather rapidly over the next several weeks wi...
Fall color is slowly coming along at Waveland!
The fall colors are looking better this week at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park in Prestonsburg.  Despite some rain and wind that has caused some trees to lose their leaves...
The recent drop in temperatures has started to make it actually feel like fall here at Kentucky Dam Village, and the colors are changing to match. The biggest change from last...
Warm evenings and little rain have robbed many of the trees of there brilliant red colors. There are some red's in the poison ivy and several of the viburnums. And if you look...
Colors are coming in quickly here on the mountain.  Two of our favorite staff members went outside to play in the leaves, only to discover they were not alone.  Peak...
Fall colors are getting there. Here are some pictures of foliage at Dr. Thomas Walker SHS. The park manager predicts they will peak next week.
Very little change has occurred in the Cumberland Falls Region.  Some great red color can be seen in Dogwoods and Sourwoods.  A few maples are starting to change.&nb...
There's something about autumn that makes you want to go out to the country and scream your head off! And Hart County has two of the most frightening rural haunts in Kentucky!...
Autumn is spilling out all over at Dennison's Roadside Market on scenic US 31E about 2 miles outside Horse Cave. You can take a $5 hayride to the pumpkin patch and pick your o...
More and more autumn colors are showing every day! Red Maples and Sugar Maples are showing off their variety of colors, and the Oaks are beginning to turn their usual browns. ...
Natural Bridge's fall color is progressing at a typical pace.  We expect the peak of fall color to occur between mid and late October this year.  Right now, the best...
While most of the foliage here in John James Audubon State Park is still quite green, it is most definitely harvest time! Traversing the trails gives an up-close vie...
Hello, October! Evidence of fall can be found all over the park. With fall foliage quickly approaching the park, now is the perfect opportunity to bask in all that Dale Hollow...
Even though the temperatures aren't letting summer go, we do have a little more color showing through this week.  Some of the orange and yellows are starting to show, but...
While out enjoying the beautiful Fall colors at Nolin Lake State Park, don't forget to look down. Several species of Fall-flowering plants are in bloom right now. The trees st...
Fall has arrived at Green River Lake State Park! With more than 28 miles of multi-use trails, there are plenty of opportunities for hikers, bikers, and horseback riders to...
The view from the lodge is spectacular as always. Today we are seeing more color. Lots of vibrant reds staggered throughout the mountainside, a few yellows scattered throughou...
Trees at Dr. Thomas Walker SHS are not changing colors just yet. If anything, they are turning brown and they are falling at a very fast pace. 
The tulip poplar, black walnut, and honey locust trees have turned yellow. The mostly yellow landscape is dotted with green from the cedar trees, and red from the ash leaf map...
October is here! And with it we welcome the beautiful colors of fall. Come see them for yourself at Barren River Lake State Resort Park!
Autumn is beginning to gently wash its colorful cast over western Kentucky as we enter October. Cooler evenings have given us a drop in humidity, and we've been enjoying days ...
The turnpike at Shaker Village is a sight to behold! Although most the leaves throughout the Village have not fallen, our beautiful green trees still create a timelessness, a ...
Fall is a fun time to visit the Hart County Produce Auction for the bounty harvested by the Amish owners. It's one of several Amish-owned businesses in Hart County. Located at...
Not all the beautiful colors are on the trees in autumn in south central Kentucky. Our beautiful sunsets can blow you away. Sunrises are great, too! There's just something abo...
Autumn is harvest time in rural Kentucky. We've been blessed this year with good weather and crops, so you will probably see harvesters as you drive along our rural scenic roa...
The overall progression of change has slowed down in the region.   Good red color appearing in Black Gums, Sourwood and Dogwoods.  Many species of wil...
Acorn collection by one of our guests on a picnic table.  Happy Fall!
With the bright sunny days and cool night temperatures forecast for the next week, we may have a really nice fall color season here at Natural Bridge!  As reported last w...
Looks like Summer is here to stay a little longer! Some leaves have fallen, bringing beautiful burnt orange and brown colors to Shaker Village. As you take a stroll along a fe...
Although the slow draw down to winter pool has already begun, there is still lots of water in Nolin Lake for boaters to enjoy! The cooler temperatures setting in, along with t...
Glints of red and yellow are starting to make their appearance along the trails at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site. 
As we seek the onset of cooler temperatures, more fall foliage is expected to come our way. For now, Dale Hollow provides the perfect opportunity for hikers and outdoor enthus...
Fall is well underway at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.  We can see the hint of a few yellows and reds making their appearance known. Upcoming weeks, barred heavy rains, ...
The leaves are beginning to litter the ground around the lodge area high atop Pine Mountain.  A few sourwood trees are hurriedly getting their red coats ready for the fal...
Beautiful weather and beautiful scenery here at Barren River Lake State Resort Park in this last week of September. Come experience the front end of the fall color-change...
Fodder shocks, pumpkins, cushaws, gourds and straw bales make a nice backdrop for Fall Festivals and Events happening in Kentucky. Plan a trip to Devine's Corn Maze ...
Autumn arrived last week, and the trees are beginning to show off some of their fall colors. Most recognizable are the Sycamore trees that have begun to turn yellowish-brown a...
Walnuts are dropping at Waveland and a the trees are in the beginning stages of turning color.
Fall color has started early at Natural Bridge!  Leaves are already falling from the sycamore and tulip trees, while pawpaw, walnut, and sugar maples are beginning to sho...
Monday, September 25th - E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park Stepping outside today in Louisville, the weather doesn't seem very Autumn like at all, but the signs are showing that i...
There is just not too much color to speak of in western Kentucky right now and the temperatures are certainly not reflecting the fall season!  However, we are gearing up ...
What a beautiful time of year to visit the Western Kentucky Waterlands! The skies are blue, the temperatures are pleasant, the last of the summer wildflowers continue to blaze...
It is officially fall on the park.  As of right now there is only few shards of reds that can be spotted in the forest canopy. Sassafras and Black gums are the reds you c...
Some brilliant red color can be seen in the area in Dogwoods, Black Gum and a few Maples. Many species of wildflowers can be viewed along the roadsides, such as sunflowers, G...
Recent warm weather and lack of rain has caused some dryness across the region. Some very subtle reds are beginning to appear in the maples,however, this dryness has also brou...
Cooler temperatures and colorful autumn displays are right around the corner at Nolin Lake State Park! This is a great time of year to visit the Brier Creek Trail System and e...
This weekend marks the arrival of Autumn, and with it, nature begins to show us signs of preparation for the coming winter season. In John James Audubon State Park, the Flower...
It may still feel like summer, but fall is definitely in the air at Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park. We are beginning to see the onset of fall foliage as some reds and maro...
The first leaves are beginning to fall. Not many. Just the few anxious ones, or the few weak and weary ones. These yellow sugar maple leaves are some of the first harbingers o...
Waterfowl hunters look forward to the early Goose season in Kentucky. Another sign that we are getting ready for Fall! https://app.fw.ky.gov/SeasonDates/Default.aspx
September 19. I have been watching the workers in the tobacco fields cutting those long rows of tobacco, spending long days in the sun to complete each endless row. ...
Though it's warm again, the cold snap we experienced a few weeks ago has jump started the fall color changes ahead of schedule.  It wasn't just the trees.  It also s...
Fall is just a few days away and we are seeing the very beginning of color change in our leaves at Barren River Lake State Resort Park. We are looking forward to a colorful se...
This weekend we were lucky enough to have girl scouts from both Bell and Harlan counties.  We took a leisurely stroll over to honeymoon falls and found that we are starti...
September 13, 2017 - South Central Kentucky is best known for dozens of Kentucky lakes and its extensive cave system not found anywhere else in the world. However, up and com...
September 12, 2017 - In the North Central Region of Kentucky you'll find one of the state's more popular claims to fame: Horse Country. Soft rolling hills, glowing bluegrass ...
September 11, 2017- In the Eastern Region, outdoor adventure is king. The sprawling Appalachian Mountains, acres upon acres of national parks and miles of hiking trails and s...
September 10, 2017 -  Kentucky's Western region offers timeless bluegrass traditions, natural attractions such as the famous Land Between the Lakes; the city of Owensbor...