Department of Parks
Two Kentucky State Parks Offering Special Meals on Jan. 24

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, December 23, 2014  
Revision Date:  Tuesday, December 23, 2014 
Contact Information:  Gil Lawson,
502-564-4270, ext 168


FRANKFORT, Ky. – Two Kentucky State Parks will be offering guests a special dining experience in January.


Lake Cumberland State Resort Park in Jamestown will hold a Frontier Night Buffet on Jan. 24 from 4-8 p.m. The dinner will feature music from a local band, Carousel Stampede. The menu will include buffalo chili, buffalo meatloaf, rabbit stew, frog legs, duck and dumplings, catfish, assorted vegetables and desserts.


The price for adults is $19.95; children ages 6-12 are $10.95 and children age 5 and under are free. The price includes a drink, but not tax. Call Lake Cumberland State Resort Park at 270-343-3111 for more information.


Jenny Wiley State Resort Park in Prestonsburg will hold its Buffalo Night on Jan. 24 from noon to 8 p.m. The menu features top round buffalo, chuckwagon meatloaf, catfish, buffalo stew, fried chicken, assorted vegetables and dessert.


The adult price is $18.95; $8.95 for children 6-12 and free for ages 5 and under. Beverage and tax are not included.


Activities for guests include Jeff Hatmaker at 6 p.m. discussing the music, religion and dance of the Cherokee Indian Nation in the Goldenrod Room. Rob McNurlin, cowboy singer, will perform at 7 p.m. in the Goldenrod Room.


Call Jenny Wiley State Resort Park for more information at 606-889-1790.


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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