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Aviation Heritage Park

Basil Griffin Park, 1855 Three Springs Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104
+1 270-421-4885
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Great place for a quick stop

We stayed at a KOA right up the road from this park and stopped in just to pass the time. It was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jacqueline R
Very cool

This park has some really awesome plans and an audio track that you can tune into. next to Basil... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
DirtRoadsandPorches
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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From the time man first took flight in the early 1900s to the recent shuttle missions into space, South Central Kentucky has played a significant role in the history of aviation. One of the first pilots to fly in combat claimed ties to Bowling...more
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Basil Griffin Park, 1855 Three Springs Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104
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+1 270-421-4885
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at a KOA right up the road from this park and stopped in just to pass the time. It was well worth it! Our teenaged grandsons were fascinated by this slice of history and the volunteers who spend their time and money refurbishing...More

Thank Jacqueline R
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CaraBethP, Public Relations Manager at Aviation Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for visiting! We have several events throughout the year you might be interested in attending. June 16 is our annual Hangar Party at the BG/WC airport. Hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This park has some really awesome plans and an audio track that you can tune into. next to Basil Griffin Park.

Thank DirtRoadsandPorches
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CaraBethP, Public Relations Manager at Aviation Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting the park! The annual Hangar Party is coming up June 16. Hope you will consider attending. Bowling Green Regional Airport, gates open at 5 pm. Food, drinks, dancing!

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I decided to call even though it was pouring with rain, which made it difficult for taking pictures as visiting from the UK and having lived in Lakenheath was really pleased to see the F16 that had been based there and I had seen so...More

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CaraBethP, Public Relations Manager at Aviation Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting the park! The annual Hangar Party is coming up June 16. Hope you will consider attending. Bowling Green Regional Airport, gates open at 5 pm. Food, drinks, dancing!

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I take the grandson a7 hiss friends there often. They just refurbished one plane and are rebuilding a HUEY helicopter. nice little park.

Thank wilderjay
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CaraBethP, Public Relations Manager at Aviation Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting the park! The annual Hangar Party is coming up June 16. Hope you will consider attending. Bowling Green Regional Airport, gates open at 5 pm. Food, drinks, dancing!

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Had a great morning out at thie Aviation Heritage Park walking around, looking and getting up close to these amazing aircraft. Free ample parking is available too. Yes it's all free. . Enjoy.

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CaraBethP, Public Relations Manager at Aviation Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting the park! The annual Hangar Party is coming up June 16. Hope you will consider attending. Bowling Green Regional Airport, gates open at 5 pm. Food, drinks, dancing!

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I have always been an aircraft fan and Aviation Heritage Park has brought some of my favorites to town. Each aircraft on display has been flown by local aviators and with the NASA T-38, not only a local astronaut, but most astronauts (including all Apollo...More

1  Thank Bj J
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CaraBethP, Public Relations Manager at Aviation Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting the park! The annual Hangar Party is coming up June 16. Hope you will consider attending. Bowling Green Regional Airport, gates open at 5 pm. Food, drinks, dancing!

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is a small park with five historic aircraft, four restored and one in the process of being restored - all of which can be viewed up-close for free. The aircraft all have very interesting histories. But it takes about 10-20 minutes to enjoy the...More

Thank SMF-Collegeville
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CaraBethP, Public Relations Manager at Aviation Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting the park! The annual Hangar Party is coming up June 16. Hope you will consider attending. Bowling Green Regional Airport, gates open at 5 pm. Food, drinks, dancing!

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

This little park, just off of the I-65, has 4 fighter aircraft in perfect condition. One can walk around the planes and read about their history. There is also an active radio station where a visitor can listen to the history of the plane and...More

Thank Crashvic
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CaraBethP, Public Relations Manager at Aviation Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting the park! The annual Hangar Party is coming up June 16. Hope you will consider attending. Bowling Green Regional Airport, gates open at 5 pm. Food, drinks, dancing!

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We came across this beautiful park while traveling a road rally sponsored by the National Council of Corvette Clubs in Bowling Green. It's a beautiful park with several vintage jet fighters parked that you can walk right up to touch. Work is being done on...More

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CaraBethP, Public Relations Manager at Aviation Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting the park! The annual Hangar Party is coming up June 16. Hope you will consider attending. Bowling Green Regional Airport, gates open at 5 pm. Food, drinks, dancing!

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

The park was nice. It is a quick trip and you do get to see a few planes. The only part that was bad about it was is the you have to use a latrine if you have to go.

Thank Catcritter
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CaraBethP, Public Relations Manager at Aviation Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting the park! The annual Hangar Party is coming up June 16. Hope you will consider attending. Bowling Green Regional Airport, gates open at 5 pm. Food, drinks, dancing!

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tkillensworth
25 June 2017|
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Response from steveslj | Reviewed this property |
We live 4 hours away, so I am not aware of events happening there. Sorry.
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Denise S
2 May 2016|
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Response from CaraBethP | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Aviation Heritage Park is open air, free admission, free parking and open during daylight hours 7 days a week. We hope you will visit soon. We will have a free movie on Saturday, May 28 at 8pm. Bring your lawn chair/cooler... More
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06Katie_Stewart26
29 April 2016|
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Response from CaraBethP | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Katie! The park is open during daylight hours. It is a free park. If you are here on May 28, there is a free movie! Or, come back June 18 for the Hangar Party at the BG Airport. Restless Heart will be performing and... More
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