Department of Parks
Bison Tours on Weekends at Big Bone Lick State Park
UNION, Ky. -- Big Bone Lick State Park is home to 14 bison, commonly called buffalo. What is the difference? Can you out run a bison? What do bison eat?
If you want to know more about these rugged animals then join the park naturalist and learn all about the bison. These weekend tours are free of charge and start at 1:30 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, from Nov. 28-Dec. 20, weather permitting.
The park is recognized as the birthplace of American vertebrate paleontology for its significant role in the development of scientific thought regarding extinction and the relationship of geology and paleontology the world over.
The park is located 22 miles southwest of Covington on KY 338, off US 42 - 127 and I-71 / I-75.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov