Hours of operation are 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Admission is $5 per person, ages three years and older. Swimming lessons and water aerobics classes are offered. The pool is avalable for rent to groups. There is a public swimming area on Kentucky Lake. There are no lifeguards on duty.
Along the paved picnic loop, views of the lake are fantastic for migrating and wintering water birds. In late afternoon sunlight coots, geese, loons, grebes, cormorants and many bay ducks can be seen. In the shallows and swampy areas adjacent to the south and north sides of State Highway 79, marsh ducks congregate.
The park features a full-service marina with annual and transient slips, and four lane public boat launch ramp. The ramp will accommodate wave runners and boats up to 72 feet.
The Paris Landing State Park Golf Course is situated on the western shore of Kentucky Lake, located in the “Land Between the Lakes” area.