Department of Parks
2nd Annual Geocaching Weekend At Lake Cumberland, Dale Hollow, Set For April 20-22
JAMESTOWN, Ky. -- Celebrate Earth Day with Lake Cumberland State Resort Park and Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park on April 20-22 during their 2nd Annual Geocaching Weekend.
Geocaching requires a global positioning satellite (GPS) which can locate a hidden treasure or cache. GPS receivers use satellites to determine your position on the earth, which can be pinpointed within a few feet.
This high-tech scavenger hunt will be held at both parks starting at Lake Cumberland near Jamestown on Friday and Saturday, and ending on Sunday at Dale Hollow near Burkesville. Participants will drive from Lake Cumberland to Dale Hollow on Saturday evening to resume the evening program.
This event is designed for the beginning cachers and veterans. Please bring your own GPS. The fee is $15 per couple (additional children $10), $10 per individual.
“This is a great way to have fun, challenge your hunting skills and bond with family and friends,” said Robert Myers, the parks program service supervisor at Lake Cumberland.
Each couple will receive two geocaching weekend t-shirts and instructional presentation. For registration, contact Robert Myers at RobertA.Myers@ky.gov or call 1-800-325-1709.
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 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