Kentucky Tourism

John James Audubon Henderson, KY


John James Audubon State Park
3100 US Hwy 41 North
Henderson, KY 42419
Park Manager: Mark Kellen
CampingFishingGolfHikingNature CenterPlaygroundsSportsUnique AttractionWildlife Viewing

Lodging & Camping

The park has 5 1-bedroom cottages and 1 ADA-accessible 2-bedroom cottage. Each of the 1-bedroom cottages have a king sized bed, pull out sofa, fireplace, living room, full kitchen and bathroom. The fireplaces are open October 1st – April 15th. The 2-bedroom cottage has 4 queen sized beds, 2 bathrooms, living room, and full kitchen. Tableware, cooking utensils and linens are provided. Cottages are available by late afternoon. Check out by 10AM, Central Time. Contact park for cottage reservations. Price ranges are seasonal from $80.00 - $160.00 per night. Cottages open year round.

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The conference room at John James Audubon combines an incredible outdoor environment with interior museum, art gallery and nature center. The 1,556, square foot conference room can accommodate 200 guests lecture-style and 80 people classroom style.

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Museum & Nature Center

The museum interprets Audubon’s life through his art and personal memorabilia, framed within a timeline of world events. The Nature Center comprises three areas: a wildlife Observation Room; the Discovery Center with hands-on exhibits; and the Learning Center, where the park naturalist and art educator conduct environmental and art programs. And a giant bird’s nest is the centerpiece of the Discovery Center, with hands-on exhibits and educational programs. Closed Mon - Wed, Jan 1 - Mar 15.

Hours of Operation

Park Grounds
Open all year.

Museum/Gift Shop
Open all year.

Open April 1 - November 30.

Meeting Facility
Open all year.

Golf Course
Open all year, weather permitting.