Department of Parks
State Park Resorts Offer Coupon For Lodge Rooms
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky State Parks are making travel a little more affordable for you this fall.
The state parks are offering a coupon good for lodge rooms for $50 a night Sundays through Thursdays at its 17 resort parks across the state. The coupons can be found on the state park web site (www.parks.ky.gov or www.mykentuckybackyard.com); at the state park booth at the Kentucky State Fair Aug. 14-24 and in newspaper inserts in Kentucky on Sept. 7.
“This time of year is a great time to check out our resort parks to see what they have to offer,” said Parks Commissioner Gerry van der Meer. “Whether you want to enjoy the fall colors, take a hike through the woods or play golf, we have something that appeals to everyone’s interest.”
The offer runs Sept. 2 through Dec. 30, 2008 and is based on availability. (The coupon is not valid at Pine Mountain or Natural Bridge state parks during October.) The coupon is good for one room and must be presented at check in.
The coupon is a great idea for families looking for a fall break trip. The coupon is good for up to five nights.
The state park resorts have restaurants, hiking trails, gift shops, picnic areas and recreational activities such as boating, fishing, golf and tennis. Many of the resorts are near state park historic sites.
Guests can make reservations by visiting www.parks.ky.gov or by calling a resort park. Call 1-800-255-PARK for assistance.
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 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