Department of Parks
Appalachian Heritage Buffalo Night Jan. 17 At Natural Bridge
SLADE, Ky. – Natural Bridge State Resort Park will host its annual Appalachian Heritage Buffalo Night on Jan. 17 from 5-9 p.m.
The selections will include roasted buffalo steamship round, BBQ buffalo ribs, buffalo meatloaf, country fried chicken and fried catfish filet. Side items will feature country fried corn on the cob, green beans, whipped potatoes, soup and salad bar and assorted desserts. Buffet price is $16.95; children $8.95 (12 and under).
This popular annual event features The Brushfire Bluegrass band and an Appalachian Heritage Workshop. The band will perform 5:20-7 p.m. in the Hemlock Lodge lobby.
The workshop will be 7:30-9 p.m. in the Hemlock Lodge Meeting Room. This program by John and Lelana Tierney will demonstrate some of the skills that pioneers used to survive on the frontier.
Natural Bridge State Resort Park is home to one of the largest natural arches in the state and is surrounded by Daniel Boone National Forest. Natural Bridge offers lodging, cottages, hiking trails and other recreational opportunities. For more information call
Natural Bridge State Resort Park is 52 miles southeast of Lexington and 2 miles off the Mountain Parkway at Slade, exit 33.
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 Tourism, Arts and Heritage 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