Department of Parks
Buckhorn Lake to Stage Classic Car and Motorcycle Show Aug. 16
BUCKHORN, Ky. – Cruise on in to Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park on Saturday Aug. 16, 2008 for a celebration of classic cars, classic motorcycles and classic rock and roll music.
The Cruisin’ with the Classics event will feature a classic car and bike show with trophies and no entry fees, starting at 10 a.m. and winding up at 4 p.m. Guests can enter hoola-hoop contests and a jump-rope competition and listen to live music and a DJ spinning “oldies but goodies” from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. A cook-out at the park’s beach house from noon to 8 p.m. will serve up food and refreshments for sale.
Bring lawn chairs or blankets and stake out a piece of the park’s lawn area overlooking beautiful Buckhorn Lake. For more information on the event and sponsorship opportunities, call Tesa Turner or Wilma Neace at 800-325-0058.
Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park features a lodge and cottages for overnight accommodations, a restaurant and a wide range of activities, including hiking, fishing, boating, swimming and mini-golf. The park is located 25 miles northwest of Hazard, or 124 miles southeast of Lexington. The park’s address is 4441 KY Hwy. 1833 near KY Hwy. 28 in Perry County. For more information about the park’s amenities, 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 Tourism, Arts & 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.