Department of Parks
Vote For Cumberland Falls in “America is Your Park” Campaign
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky State Parks are taking part in the Coca-Cola “America is Your Park” campaign and are seeking votes for Cumberland Falls State Resort Park.
The campaign encourages people to play, be active and to help give their favorite park a facelift.
“We have many state parks to choose from, but we are urging votes for Cumberland Falls because it is so well known in Kentucky and this region of the country,” said Kentucky Parks Commissioner Gerry van der Meer.
The top vote getter will receive a $100,000 recreation grant; second place $50,000 and third place $25,000.
Voting runs through Sept. 6, 2011. Visit www.LivePositively.com to vote for Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. You can vote as many times as you wish through the deadline.
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park has a lodge, Riverview Restaurant, cottages, campground, hiking trails, fishing, horseback riding, rafting, other recreational activities and a great view of Cumberland Falls. For more information about the park, call 1-800-325-0063.
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 website at http://www.parks.ky.gov