John James Audubon State Park


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John James Audubon State Park


Location:On US 41 in the northern outskirts of Henderson, 0.5 miles south of the US 41 bridge over the Ohio River.
Facilities:6 cottages (1 @di), 69-site campground with utilities, showers, and restrooms, 4 picnic shelters (1 with restrooms), trails, pedal boat rentals, 9-hole golf course, tennis court (seasonal), playgrounds, museum and nature center with wildlife observatory and Discovery Center, meeting room, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating (non-motorized only), hiking, golf, tennis, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Naturalist John James Audubon lived in Henderson from 1810-1819, where he studied birds that became the subjects of his paintings. The park's museum interprets Audubon's life through his art and personal memorabilia, framed within a timeline of world events.
Address:3100 US Hwy 41 N
Henderson, KY 42419

Phone:270-826-2247
Web: www.parks.ky.gov/stateparks/au
Size: 692 acres land; 40 acres water.

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