The Most Underrated Kentucky State Park, Columbus-Belmont State Park Makes For A Perfect Day Trip
By Sarah McCosham|Published June 06, 2022
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The Bluegrass has a state parks system that’s truly unrivaled. Kentucky is home to 45 state parks that each offer unique scenery, topography, natural features, and amenities; but there are some perennial favorites that tend to steal the show. And you know, if you stick to the same tried-and-true parks again and again, you’d be missing out on some of the finest Kentucky State Parks, like today’s feature destination. Columbus-Belmont State Park is an immensely beautiful park located on a cliff overlooking the Mississippi River in southwestern Kentucky. It’s historic and scenic, and easily the most criminally underrated Kentucky State Park. Here’s why…