Department of Parks
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park Holding Junior Fishing Tournament July 28
GREENUP, Ky. – Greenbo Lake State Resort Park will host its Junior Fishing Tournament July 28 for ages 3-15.
Prizes will be awarded in each age group for the biggest fish caught and the most fish caught. Age groups are 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 and 13-15, both boys and girls. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the fishing tournament starts at 10 and goes to noon. No registration fee. No fishing in boats. This event is sponsored by Great Outdoors, Distinctive Specialtees, Evans Funeral Home and Pressure Tech.
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park is on KY 1, 18 miles north of Interstate 64 from the Grayson exit, or 8 miles south of U.S. 23, the Country Music Highway on KY 1. Greenbo Lake features the Jesse Stuart Lodge with 36 rooms, convention center and Anglers’ Cove Restaurant. The park has a 225-acre lake for boating and fishing, tennis courts, and 25 miles of multi-use trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding. The campground is
open April 1 through Oct. 31. Greenbo’s amphitheater features musical concerts and plays during the summer and fall.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 50 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