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Columbus-Belmont State Park

350 Park Road, Columbus, KY 42032
+1 270-677-2327
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A great experience for history buffs What a view of the Mighty Mississippi

I have read about this park for years and finally was in the area so we went, It is on a maybe 180... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Beautiful, well-maintained, & lovely historic site.....

We spent over an hour wandering (& dodging lawn mowers) the historic portion of the park... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Athens, Georgia
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350 Park Road, Columbus, KY 42032
+1 270-677-2327
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have read about this park for years and finally was in the area so we went, It is on a maybe 180 foot bluff above the river with a camp ground, picnic shelters, grills, and a restored old house with a museum that was...More

Thank roamer7456
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We spent over an hour wandering (& dodging lawn mowers) the historic portion of the park. Description plaques about its use as a fort during the WBtS and the Battle of Belmont across the river are located all over. Some of the cannon fr/ the...More

Thank tencatdaddy
Reviewed 10 July 2016

One of the nicest campgrounds we've ever been to. The campsites are clean, nicely maintained and well situated to give you a very nice view of the river. There are activities that you can participate in or just lounge around and take it easy. Lots...More

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 19 February 2016

I have been here dozens of times. It is always well maintained, nice campground (small, make reservations" It is a great place to bring kid and adults. They have putt-putt golf. A "dairyette" type restaurant and a neat little museum and displays. But the best...More

1  Thank al w
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Contains nature walk , historical trail, historical earthworks, historical fragments and antiques, river view, dip dogs freshly dipped and fried upon order as well as soft served ice cream. Campers $50 a night are clean. Community shower and bath in center of camper trailers ....More

Thank Tara A
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This is now one of my very favorite state parks. The park is beautiful and we had a very nice campsite overlooking the Mississippi River where we could watch the barges make a sharp turn in the river. The park is clean, with lots of...More

Thank cjnky
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

The park is beautiful and very well cared for. Some scenic views overlooking the Mississippi River and lots of local Civil War history make this a great place to visit!

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Beautiful park located on a bluff over-looking the Mississippi. Old Civil War cannons, part of the chain that once spanned the Mississippi in an effort to halt the advancing Union army. Also the site of an 1800's earthquake that devastated the area. While you picnic...More

1  Thank EllenBread
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I remember coming to the park as a kid and enjoying it then. First trip back in 40+ years. Three generations, picnic, explore. Awesome! Beautiful, well-kept, informational. I wish the museum couldn't have been bigger and better lit, but we all enjoyed it.

1  Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed 2 August 2014

I've been to this park many, many times over the years since I was a kid. The park is always very clean and there are many walking trails around the park. There is a putt-putt course but hours are limited. There is also a camp...More

1  Thank The-Master-Planner
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Are there any public swimming pools,or water parks near by?
3 July 2016|
Response from al w | Reviewed this property |
There is a water park about an hour and 15 minutes away in Eddyville, Ky. Discovery park of America is 35 minutes away in Union City, Tn. Check them out on trip advisor too.
is swimming available?
12 January 2015|
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Response from Cynthia R | Reviewed this property |
No. It is a great park for hiking and picnics but no swimming