Columbus-Belmont State Park, Columbus

#28 of 60 in Nature in Kentucky
Columbus-Belmont State Park, on the shores of the Mississippi River in Hickman County, near Columbus, Kentucky, is the site of a Confederate fortification built during the American Civil War. The site was considered by both North and South to be strategically significant in gaining and keeping control of the Mississippi River. It commemorates military actions that took place in both Columbus, Kentucky, and Belmont, Missouri across the river.
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  • This was a great trip as we camped along with family. It was only the second day it was open due to the COVID issues going on. We had site 32 and 33, better sites are 23 to 28, river view! Grounds....  more »
  • This small state park is very clean and offers lots to do. We didn't explore the camping area because it was closed due to COVID-19. It's the first thing you pass as you enter the park. There's a...  more »
  • I love this place, people are always friendly! Love playing mini golf with kids, the snack shack food is prepared to order so it's fresh! Like to watch the barges on the river, just so peaceful and kids love to play in the playground. Great place to picnic with clean tables, bathrooms and grounds. Plenty of trees for shade too
  • This park is so pretty. And great place to get away and relax. I loved it for my first visit

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