Department of Parks
Pennyrile Forest To Hold Geocaching Weekend Sept. 22-24
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. – Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will hold its 2nd Annual Geocaching Weekend on Sept. 22-24.
Geocaching is an adventure game that uses technology and global positioning system units (GPS units) to locate the cache. These units use satellites to determine your position on Earth and can be used to pinpoint locations.
At Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park's Geocaching Weekend many geocaches will be available to find. There will be night caches, a multi-cache hunt, First to Find Cache, as well as traditional caches. Participants should bring their own GPS units. Participants in this weekend will receive a 10 percent discount on camping or lodging. The registration fee is $5 per Geocache name.
Pennyrile Forest has a lodge, cabins and campground as well as a full-service restaurant.
Registration begins Friday from in the lobby. There will be a night cache activity at
For more information, call Becky Clark at 1-800-325-1711 or email@example.com
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 Commerce 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