Department of Parks
You Can Go Fly A Kite On April 28 At John James Audubon State Park
HENDERSON, Ky. – John James Audubon State Park in Henderson is celebrating National Kite Month with its 2nd Annual Kite Festival Day In the Park on April 28.
Last year's event brought many guests from all over the region to the Audubon Golf Course, which has plenty of room for kite flying. Children and adults delighted in getting their kites, both handmade and purchased at the Chinese Kite Bazaar, aloft into the bright blue Kentucky sky.
This year’s event will feature a Kite Coloring Contest with Chinese Kite prizes for various age groups. The coloring page can be picked up in the Audubon Park main office. Bring your Kite Coloring page to the Kite Festival Day In the Park.
Kite Festival Day In The Park will be from to There will also be storytelling, face painting, Bluegrass music and dulcimer playing. The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, call the park at 270-827-1893.
John James Audubon State Park is located on U.S. 41 in the northern outskirts of Henderson, half a mile south of the U.S. 41 bridge over the Ohio River. The park has a museum and nature center, gift shop, cottages, campground and hiking trails.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov