Department of Parks
Cumberland Falls Event will be Real "Tweet"
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Have you always wanted to learn about bird watching? Or do you want to know more about the many spring wildflowers that dot Kentucky’s landscape? Cumberland Falls State Resort Park near Corbin offers the chance to explore nature in depth in a Birding and Wildflower Weekend scheduled for May 5-7.
The event starts Friday at with a presentation on birding. Then, a full slate of activities is scheduled for Saturday, including guided bird walks and wildflower walks and a session in which participates make bluebird houses. In the evening, an “owl prowl,” in which staff members call birds of preys, will take place. More guided walks are scheduled for Sunday.
The cost is $5 per person, and guests are urged to bring binoculars and field guides. The registration deadline is May 1. Lodge rooms and cottages may be reserved by calling toll free 1-800-325-0063. For more information, contact the park at (606) 528-4121.
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 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