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My husband and I are new to the area and accidentally stumbled upon this gem. There is good signage... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Frankfort, Kentucky
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Last Good Fall Day of 2018

What better way to spend a beautiful day than visiting a new to us park in Frankfort KY, Cove... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marlene M
Louisville, Kentucky
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100 Cove Spring Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-9403
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I are new to the area and accidentally stumbled upon this gem. There is good signage on the road, but it gives no warning to the beauties that await within. We were surprised how large the park is and how well accommodating...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank robinseaton1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What better way to spend a beautiful day than visiting a new to us park in Frankfort KY, Cove Springs Park. The trails are easy to walk although they were wet today and thus a little muddy. Beautiful waterfall and natural spring. It was an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marlene M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The falls are nice. Amazing fall view on the trails. The trail was a 1.6 mile loop. We had an awesome time on the trail. Totally free place to visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 981keithy
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We were looking for something to do after visiting nearby distillery and found this on trip advisor website. We love waterfalls and have a lot of them back home in Michigan so we were pleasantly surprised to find one so close here. Went to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kristina L
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We visit Kentucky every year and this was the first opportunity we had to visit cool springs park. Well it’s not a huge waterfall it was fun to walk the grounds as nature did a nice job with its landscape. there was a private party...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tony P
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Didn't walk the whole path. But the river rapids is so pretty. A couple falls right new to parking area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cakeswilder
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Visited this little gem of a park with my 11 year old and sister visiting from AZ. Beautiful hiking trails bordered by wildflowers and a few beautiful waterfalls. Quiet and serene little place! Highly recommend for short beautiful hikes and picnicking

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jamie K
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Stopped by there on the way back from Buffalo Trace. Beautiful park with waterfalls shelter house and walking paths. Wild flowers galore. Had a nice clean bathroom. Wish we could have stayed longer.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Not much of a water fall. There is paved trail that takes you in the hot sun past a meadow. Then you are a muddy trail that seems to lead no where. It is just a dead end. There are no benches to stop and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
5  Thank mysticshore
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Cove Springs is Frankforts best kept park secret. With trails of nature and an archery range for bow it jas a lot to offer. There is a covered area below for eating a picnic and trails of all different lengths gor hiking and seeing nature...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Jacob Y
18 March 2018|
Response from Renae J | Reviewed this property |
no camping is not alowed
29 May 2017|
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Response from turnersk | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as long as they are on a leash.
Allen G
29 December 2016|
Response from beargrasscreek |
Yes - part of the dam is still there. Cove Spring was a drinking water source for Frankfort in the 1800s.