Department of Parks
4th Annual Greater Rough River Lake Car Show Set For Sept. 15
FALLS OF ROUGH, Ky. – The 4th Annual Greater Rough River Lake Car Show will be held at Rough River Dam State Resort Park on Sept. 15.
Trophies will be awarded in four classes- Street Rods 1900-1950, Antique Restored Originals 1900-1950, Classic 1951-1965, and Modern Classic 1966-1975. There will also be a trophy awarded for Best in Show.
A cash award of to $1,000 will be given to the car club with the most attendance. Registration will be from Noon Central time the day of the show with a fee of $25 per car. A $10 discount per car will be given if you pre-register by Sept. 5.
Judging will start at and awards will be given at Food, drinks, and music will be available. For more information, call the Rough River Lake Business and Tourism Association at 270-257-0605 or Rough River Dam State Resort Park at 1-800-325-1713.
Rough River Dam State Resort Park has a lodge, cottages, campground, Grayson’s Landing Restaurant, fishing, boating, 9-hole golf course, mini-golf and gift shop.
Rough River is on KY 79. From the Western Kentucky Parkway, exit on KY 79 north from Caneyville or exit on KY 259 N at Leitchfield and travel to the park via KY 54 from Leitchfield. Driving south, take KY 79 south from Hardinsburg and U.S. 60.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 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