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Nice surprise

We were looking for something to do after visiting nearby distillery and found this on trip advisor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristina L
A Quaint little park

We visit Kentucky every year and this was the first opportunity we had to visit cool springs park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tony P
Monroe, New Jersey
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100 Cove Spring Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-9403
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for something to do after visiting nearby distillery and found this on trip advisor website. We love waterfalls and have a lot of them back home in Michigan so we were pleasantly surprised to find one so close here. Went to the...More

Thank Kristina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit Kentucky every year and this was the first opportunity we had to visit cool springs park. Well it’s not a huge waterfall it was fun to walk the grounds as nature did a nice job with its landscape. there was a private party...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Didn't walk the whole path. But the river rapids is so pretty. A couple falls right new to parking area.

Thank cakeswilder
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Visited this little gem of a park with my 11 year old and sister visiting from AZ. Beautiful hiking trails bordered by wildflowers and a few beautiful waterfalls. Quiet and serene little place! Highly recommend for short beautiful hikes and picnicking

Thank Jamie K
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Stopped by there on the way back from Buffalo Trace. Beautiful park with waterfalls shelter house and walking paths. Wild flowers galore. Had a nice clean bathroom. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Not much of a water fall. There is paved trail that takes you in the hot sun past a meadow. Then you are a muddy trail that seems to lead no where. It is just a dead end. There are no benches to stop and...More

5  Thank mysticshore
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Cove Springs is Frankforts best kept park secret. With trails of nature and an archery range for bow it jas a lot to offer. There is a covered area below for eating a picnic and trails of all different lengths gor hiking and seeing nature...More

1  Thank James G
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

As many times as I have been to Frankfort I have missed seeing this park. Granted, my GPS didn’t do me any favors either. It’s sort of tucked away and a small park at that. However, the waterfalls are very attractive and there are places...More

Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

I went to Cove Spring Park to walk my dog. Very nice path clearly marked and all animals I saw were on a leash. Has a good nature setting. Dogs must remain on a leash the entire time, only downside

Thank JhibbnJuno
Reviewed February 14, 2018

I love getting away from town, and going for a hike. Found this place a few years back after moving to Frankfort again. This is a beautiful place to picnic or play in the creek or watch the water fall, or hike the hillside. Love...More

2  Thank Renae J
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Jacob Y
March 18, 2018|
Response from Renae J | Reviewed this property |
no camping is not alowed
May 29, 2017|
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Response from turnersk | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as long as they are on a leash.
Allen G
December 29, 2016|
Response from beargrasscreek |
Yes - part of the dam is still there. Cove Spring was a drinking water source for Frankfort in the 1800s.