It’s time to get out the pumpkins and ghoulish decorations at Kentucky State Parks, as they prepare for one of the most popular times of the year – Halloween.
Many of the park system’s campgrounds will be having special activities for campers, including decorations, costumes, hayrides and games for the kids. And other resort parks, recreation parks and historic sites will also have special events during October – a great time to be outside with family and friends.
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs will hold a Halloween Campout October 26 and 27.
The fun begins Friday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. with spooky storytelling. On Saturday, Oct. 27, the day will begin with wagon rides at 10 a.m. followed by arts and crafts at 1 p.m., cemetery scavenger hunt at 3 p.m., trick-or-treating 4-7 p.m., a pumpkin-carving contest at 5 p.m., campsite decorating contest at 5 p.m. and a costume contest at 6 p.m. For information, call 1-800-325-1711.