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List of National Parks in Kentucky
Mammoth Cave National Park
52,830 acres (21,380 ha)
1. Jul. 1941
Edmonson, Hart, and Barren counties, Kentucky, U.S.
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
125,310 acres (50,710 ha)
7. Mar. 1974
Tennessee & Kentucky, USA
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park
344.50 acres (139.41 ha)
17. Jul. 1916
LaRue County, Kentucky, USA
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
20,508 acres (8,299 ha)
11. Jun. 1940
Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia, USA
Kentucky National Parks
The national parks and historical sites of the state are prominently marked in the Kentucky National Parks Map. Apart from being historically important, the national parks of Kentucky are major source of entertainment and notable tourist destinations.
Some of the prominent national parks of Kentucky are Mammoth Cave National Park, Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Trail Of Tears National Historic Trail, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park and Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site. The exact geographical location of the national parks is indicated in the Kentucky Maps.
The Mammoth Cave National Park has highlights the caves of the ancient times. The caves of the national park reflect the socio-cultural lifestyle of the indigenous inhabitants of the place. The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site is spread over total area of 116 acres. One of the most interesting tourist destinations of Kentucky, the historic site shows the birth place of Abraham Lincoln.
The Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area offers the tourist with a scope to select from a plethora of adventurous sports. Situated in the Cumberland Plateau, the recreational center covers total area of 125,000 acres. The Cumberland Gap National Historical Park is known for its picturesque landscape and salubrious climate.