Department of Parks
CQ Princess Will Be Part of Kentucky State Park Eagle Watch Weekends
AURORA, Ky. -- For the fourth straight year, the CQ Princess will offer tours on Kentucky Lake as part of the Kentucky State Parks Eagle Watch Weekends in January and February in 2009.
The 96-foot yacht will also be available during January and February for charter trips, wedding receptions, anniversary cruises, parties and other gatherings. The CQ Princess can carry up to 120 guests in two climate controlled salons. Food and beverages are also available, along with satellite TV and radio, lounge seating, and a sound system throughout the yacht.
The yacht is moored at Kenlake State Resort Park at Aurora from early January through mid February.
The CQ Princess is part of the Kentucky State Park Eagle Watch Weekends at three parks. They are: Jan. 16-18 at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park; Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at Lake Barkley State Resort Park and Feb. 6-8 at Kenlake State Resort Park.
A fourth park, Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park, also offers eagle weekends on Jan. 23-24, Jan. 30-31 and Feb. 20-21. Dale Hollow provides an open barge ride as an option. (The CQ Princess does not operate at Dale Hollow).
To arrange corporate or private charters on Kentucky Lake, call Vickie Wimberly at Kenlake State Resort Park at 270-474-2211 or 1-800-325-0143.
For more information about the Eagle Watch Weekends, visit www.parks.ky.gov For more information about the CQ Princess, visit www.CQPrincess.com
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