Department of Parks
Buffalo Night Set For Feb. 7 At Barren River Lake
LUCAS, Ky. – Barren River Lake State Resort Park will be holding its Buffalo Night on Saturday, Feb. 7.
Buffalo Night is time to go back in history, when the buffalo roamed the “Barrens.” The Driftwood Restaurant will be offering a buffet with an assortment of buffalo dishes including carved steamship rounds, BBQ buffalo briskets, buffalo stew and chili, and buffalo meatloaf. The buffet will also include traditional dishes such as fried chicken and catfish. The buffet will be served from 4-8 p.m. Cost is $18.95 for adults and $8.95 for children 10 and under.
The Brushfire Band will be performing Bluegrass music in the restaurant and The Little Homestead will be in the lobby with a living history portrayal and artifacts.
Barren River Lake State Resort Park near Glasgow has a lodge, cottages, Driftwood Restaurant, golf course, fitness center, gift shop, fishing, picnic areas and hiking trails. The resort is located 44 miles southeast of Bowling Green. Take I-65 to the Cumberland Parkway east, to US 31E south.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 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. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov