Department of Parks
“Ultimate Burger Contest” Planned For Cumberland Falls On April 12
CORBIN, Ky. – If you think the hamburger you grill is a prizewinner, then plan to visit Cumberland Falls State Resort Park on April 12.
The park will host the “Grill Master Ultimate Burger Contest” that day to see who cooks the winning burger. This contest is open to individuals, civic groups, and youth groups.
The cook-off will be at the falls from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All participants will need to bring grill (charcoal or gas), hamburger and secret ingredients. Check in and set-up is 11-11:30 a.m. Meet the judges and review the rules at 11:30. Judging starts at 1 p.m.
Use this opportunity to showcase your group and their cooking skills. There will be special entertainment and a sale at the gift shop. No registration fee. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded. The park will have the rights to the winning recipe that may be featured in our Riverview Restaurant. Please email or call Cumberland Falls State Resort Park 800-325-0063 and ask for Steve Gilbert (email@example.com). Registration deadline is April 7.
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park offers lodge and cottage accommodations as well as a campground. The park also has a restaurant located in DuPont Lodge. All 51 lodge rooms were recently renovated.
Situated on the Cumberland River near Cumberland Falls, the resort park boasts a three-diamond rating from AAA. The park, which offers 17 miles of hiking trails that wind through wooded hills to scenic areas, is located on Highway 90 south of Corbin. Please call 800-325-0063 for more information.
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