Department of Parks
Buckhorn Lake Lodge Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Press Release Date:  Monday, August 18, 2014  
Contact Information:  Sue Thomas,

BUCKHORN, Ky. Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the lodge the weekend of Aug. 22-24. Several special events are planned to celebrate.


There will be an employee reunion on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m.  The park is looking for all former employees who worked during the last 50 years. If you are one of them, call the park at 606-398-7510.


Recreational opportunities that recall the 1960s are planned, since the lodge was dedicated in 1964. 


A special lodge rate of $50 per night (based on double occupancy) will available through Aug. 24.


Call 606-398-7510 or 1-800-325-0058 for reservations or more information. Visit for more information about Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park and other park events, including discounts and special offers on lodge rooms and cottages.




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