Department of Parks
Barren River To Hold Family Night Out(side) Aug. 13-15
LUCAS, Ky. -- Looking for a fun family weekend before school begins or just a fun weekend getaway? Visit Barren River Lake State Resort Park for Family Night Out(side) in the campground Aug. 13-15. This is a great opportunity to experience camping, whether in a tent or an RV.
The weekend will begin with a campfire program on Friday evening followed by an owl prowl.
Registered participants will be able to choose from a variety of workshops on Saturday including basic birding, creepy crawly creatures, canoeing, goodness snakes alive, tree-mendous trees and more. Saturday evening will conclude with the outdoor cooking potluck and Amazing Campground race. Activities are designed to consider a broad range of ages.
Sunday morning participants will be able to participate in one more workshop before the event closing.
The registration fee is $50 for a family up to four ($5 per additional person) and includes two night’s camping, scheduled programs and the outdoor cooking potluck. Participants must pre-register for the event through the recreation department at Barren River.
For a complete schedule and to register, contact Lisa Deavers, parks program services supervisor, at 1-800-325-0057 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barren River Lake State Resort Park located 15 miles south of Glasgow on Hwy 31E has a lodge, cottages, Driftwood Restaurant, golf course, fitness center, gift shop, fishing, picnic areas and hiking trails. The resort is also 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 51 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 Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov