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Audubon State Park

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Address: 3100 US Highway 41 N, Henderson, KY 42420-2055
Phone Number: (270) 826-2247

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A gem of a state park

I spent most of a day here and thought this was a beautiful park. The highlight for me was the Audubon Museum because I'm an avid birdwatcher. The museum was extremely well done... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Douglas T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I spent most of a day here and thought this was a beautiful park. The highlight for me was the Audubon Museum because I'm an avid birdwatcher. The museum was extremely well done and covered his entire life, including the decade (1810-1819) that he lived in Henderson, KY. It contained a lot of original Audubon artwork, personal items, and information... More 

Thank Douglas T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This should never be asked again by a child in America. Ever. Mine had the gall to ask that aloud. You'd think, after twelve years, he'd figure out that a spate of learning was about to happen. This is a beautiful legacy to an amazing man. Who draws birds in all their spare time? I mean in between building mills,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had high hopes for a long hike then going for a big lunch. We didn't think to check the park website, and I'm sure they consider their selves "pet friendly" since they give you a whole .9 mile trail that your dog is aloud on. We were very disappointed. We thought we would make the best of it and... More 

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Dolphinspooner, Manager at Audubon State Park, responded to this review

I am sorry that you did not have a good day. We want all our guests to have a positive experience. The "pet friendly" statement that you are referring to on our website applies to our cabins located in the park. We are also pet friendly throughout the park as long as your pet is on a leash. The only... More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a $4 fee for the museum but my husband is retired military so the fee was waved. The museum holds a lot of personal items of John James as well as historical background on his life and family. To get up close and see his sketch books with the details of animals and birds he captured is amazing.... More 

Thank Cheri W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was down by the boat docks and drove through the park but never went on the trails. Still, it was absolutely gorgeous! So much so, that we had our family photos done there! It's a great place to relax and camp and just soak in some nature.

Thank Hannah R
Henderson, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery. Easy trails and very well kept. Love the museum as well. You are also able to go fishing which is also very fun here.

Thank Andrew S
Berea, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This park has everything you'd want at a park... playgrounds, hiking trails, camping spots including rv locations and cabin rentals, fishing spots, picnic spots, a museum. It's a lovely park. I'd recommend it to everyone.

Thank mommypennylane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful getaway in the North side of Henderson County. We love the camping, walking trails, lake and picnic areas. We've never stayed in the cottages but have visited them when family stays in them and they need updating but are comfortable and clean. All cottage have a view of the lake.

Thank Christine H
Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

The park is beautiful even though it is small. The trails are shady, lush and peaceful. The RV and tent sites are close and not private.

Thank Jennyjourneys
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Even in 100+ temps hiking the shaded trails was lovely. The park is free and offers hiking, a museum, boat ramps, all with many chirping birds in the tree canopy,

Thank marlene863

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