Department of Parks
Butterfly and Native Plant Weekend Set for Sept. 25-27 at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

Press Release Date:  Thursday, August 27, 2015  
Contact Information:  Trinity Shepherd,


PRESTONSBURG, Ky. -- Jenny Wiley State Resort Park in Prestonsburg is hosting a “Butterfly and Native Plant Weekend” Sept. 25-27.


The program, co-sponsored by the Garden Club of Kentucky Inc., will include seminars on monarch way stations, native plants, native trees and shrubs, and herbs for pollinators. There will also be field trips.


The fee for attending this program is $30 a person. A two-night lodging package that includes meals and program registration is available for $250 a person. Call 1-800-325-0142 for reservations and information.


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 or call 1-800-325-0142.





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