Department of Parks
Beekeeping and Honey Expo Set For Aug. 1 at Jenny Wiley

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, July 28, 2015  
Contact Information:  Trinity Shepherd,

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. – Jenny Wiley State Resort Park is hosting a Beekeeping and Honey Expo on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The expo will feature presentations and displays about beginning beekeeping, pest control, harvesting honey and other topics. Admission is $5.  


The event will be held at the park’s Wilkinson-Stumbo Convention Center. Vendors with beekeeping equipment and honey will also be at the expo.


For more information, call the park at 606-889-1790.

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park offers something for everyone. Located on the 1,100-acre Dewey Lake, the park has a lodge and conference center as well as fishing, boating, swimming and more. The park also has cottages, a campground and a restaurant. For more information, visit






The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at