Department of Parks
Dale Hollow to Host Beginners Caving Weekend Nov. 7-9
BURKESVILLE, Ky. -- Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park will host its first Beginners Caving Expedition on Nov. 7-9, 2008. Whether you are a beginning spelunker or an experienced caver, you will enjoy this weekend packed full of exploration and education.
Learn the basics of caving and discover many mysteries about the underground world through presentations and hands on experiences. Green River Grotto, Mammoth Cave National Park, and the Kentucky Geological Society will be giving presentations on karsts studies, cave mapping, cave grottos, environmental education, and many other aspects of caves. Guided tours through various caves on the park property, presentations, and children’s activities will be offered.
The fee for the weekend is $25 per adult and $15 per child (ages 6-12). This fee includes all programs, tours, and a T-shirt. This is a family oriented weekend geared to those who enjoy adventure.
For more information or to make reservations contact Jamie Avery at 1-800-325-2282 or email@example.com or visit www.parks.ky.gov. Those who are registered for the caving weekend will receive a 10 percent discount on lodge accommodations.
Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park features a lodge, campground and the Island View Restaurant. In addition to boating and fishing on the 28,000 acre lake, activities include golf on the park’s outstanding new course, mini-golf, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and other outdoor diversions.
The park is located at 6371 State Park Rd. in Burkesville in south central Kentucky. The lake straddles the Kentucky-Tennessee border. For detailed directions, call the park or check the parks department web site at 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