Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill

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#15 of 39 in Nature in Kentucky
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  • Two of their 4 caves are closed for the winter, but we were able to tour the X and Cascade Caves this past weekend. Our tour guide Cody was the best! He was enthusiastic and knowledgeable, and made su...  more »
  • My wife and I make a habit of staying at KY state parks because they are mostly inexpensive and in pretty areas of the state. We stayed a couple of nights here over Thanksgiving and mostly enjoyed our...  more »
  • The condition of our cabin was DISGUSTING. Mouse droppings all over kitchen countertops and in drawers on arrival. Silverware tray was full of mouse droppings as well as all other drawers full of drop...  more »
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  • Southern hospitality must start at the Ohio River! Every park employee that we encountered was extremely helpful and friendly. This is a beautiful hidden gem in the Kentucky State Park system. We visited on a quiet Monday in October and experienced Cascade Cave, X Cave, Natural Bridge Trail and Three Bridges Trail. We enjoyed every bit of it but the Cascade Cave tour with naturalist Paul was definitely a highlight.
  • Carter Caves State Park is great. The park is beautiful, there are many outdoor activities, and the restaurant in the lodge is great. There is a golf course, swimming pool, putt putt golf, camping areas, cabins, and nice rooms in the lodge, as well as the many cave tours. There is a really nice gift shop on the way into the park. Carter Caves also has activities throughout the year, as well as concerts and plays in the amphitheatre.
  • I was there for the Carter Caves Haunted Trail. It was probably the best haunted trail I have ever been to. The line was pretty long but it was worth it. It was also very well priced at $10. I would recommend this seasonal attraction to anyone .
  • A beautiful Park and great caves. We enjoyed staying at the lodge. The food was okay but not as good as we hoped. There are several hiking trails and there is a golf course.
  • One of the best places I've taken my family camping!!! Summer time is wonderful with the swimming pool and all the caves. I have also camped here for Thanksgiving!!! Electric was still on and still had a bath house available!

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