2135 Natural Bridge Road, Slade Kentucky 40376
Located within the Daniel Boone National Forest, this park features Kentucky's natural sandstone arch; Natural Bridge is 30-feet-wide at the top, 40-feet-thick at the center, and 85-feet-wide at the base opening. The unique bridge is accessible from a park trail, or a skylift that offers a spectacular panorama of eastern Kentucky.
The nearby Red River Gorge Geological Area adds color to the landscape; other highlights include Balanced Rock, Devil's Gulch, saltpeter mines and a cave.
Park amenities include Hoedown Island, an open-air dance island located on the lake, below the lodge; pedalboats and hydrobike rentals on Hoedown Island Lake; miniature golf; swimming pool complex; nine hiking trails; year-round interpretive programs; picnicing facilities; an on-site Nature Center houses exhibits about the park as well as trail maps. Park open daily 24 hours.
Other Kentucky State Parks nearby:
(Buckhorn) Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park
(Richmond) Fort Boonesborough State Park
(Prestonsburg) Jenny Wiley State Resort Park
(Slade) Natural Bridge State Resort Park
05/28 Coming to The Slade area
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Kentucky Sheep and Wool Festival Lexington KY May18-19 A family friendly Festival for young and old alike, the Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival has not only a wonderful selection of Fiber and Sheep related vendors, but also Educational Demonstrations, Irish Dancers, Live Music, a Tractor Show, Live Animals and much more.
Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival Pineville KY May23 The Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival is one of Kentucky's oldest festivals, finding its start in 1931.
Fort Harrod Beef Festival Harrodsburg KY May31-June1 The festival is designed to showcase Kentucky's beef industry. If you are looking for a fun, exciting and educational weekend full of activities; then the Fort Harrod Beef Festival is the place to be! Features a range of activities, and many center around a delicious array of beef. There are activities to suit many different interests and ages.
Great American Brass Band Festival Danville KY June7-9 The Great American Brass Band Festival is a one-of-a-kind event committed to preserving brass band music through performance and education. We pride ourselves on bringing the world's best brass band music, FREE OF CHARGE, to historic downtown Danville, Kentucky.