Department of Parks
Kentucky State Parks Offering Thanksgiving Buffet
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away and the restaurants at the Kentucky State Parks are preparing for one of the busiest days of the year.
All 17 resort park restaurants will be serving the annual Thanksgiving Day buffet, a tradition for the parks and many families across Kentucky.
“The Thanksgiving buffet at the state parks is a great way for families and friends to celebrate this holiday,” said Parks Commissioner J.T. Miller. “Our chefs and restaurant staff really enjoy providing this special meal for our guests.”
The buffet will include soups, cheeses and salads for starters. Entrees include roast Young Tom Turkey with Kentucky cornbread dressing and cranberry sauce, baked ham, choice beef carved on the line and southern fried catfish with hushpuppies. Vegetables include old fashioned candied yams, Kentucky Wonder green beans, and mashed potatoes with giblet gravy. There will be a variety of desserts including pecan pie and pumpkin pie.
The cost for the buffet will be $15.95 for adults; $6.95 for children ages 6-12 and children 5 and under are free. Beverages are not included.
The buffet will operate from to For more information about state parks and park events, visit www.parks.ky.gov
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