5 Pristine Beaches Throughout Kentucky You’ve Got To Visit This Summer

Summertime in Kentucky means the temperatures and humidity can soar, which means you need to have a place to cool off when you still want to be outside. Even though Kentucky is landlocked, we still have many bodies of water that offer sandy beaches and swimmable areas. Some Kentucky State Parks, in particular, offer these relaxing destinations and a few of them are now open. Plan a visit to one of these 5 pristine beaches in Kentucky for a beautiful and memorable summer outing.

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Summer in the Bluegrass brings the heat, so thankfully we can retreat to a few pristine beaches in Kentucky that offer sand and a relaxing place to cool off. Have you been to any beaches in Kentucky? Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!

For more information on all of the Kentucky State Parks and what is currently open, visit the Parks website.

And for another swimming spot in Kentucky, check out this adults-only quarry that is as relaxing as it gets.

Address: 4441 KY-1833, Buckhorn, KY 41721, USA
Address: 113 Administration Drive, Gilbertsville, KY 42044, USA
Address: 20781 Pennyrile Forest State Park Rd, Dawson Springs, KY 42408, USA
Address: 331 Ic-8001A, Dunmor, KY 42339, USA
Address: 3500 State Park Rd, Cadiz, KY 42211, USA