Department of Parks
Jenny Wiley Offers Canoe Trips
FRANKFORT, Ky. – There is no better way to experience nature at its most peaceful and beautiful than a canoe trip. Jenny Wiley State Resort Park near Prestonsburg offers just that opportunity in a series of guided, overnight trips over three weekends.
Explore the upper reaches of Dewey Lake in this guided excursion. The day ends at a youth camp where guests will enjoy a cookout, swap stories around the campfire, and stay in a rustic cabin. The next morning, enjoy a nature hike before canoeing back to the park marina.
The trips are scheduled for May 13-14, June 3-4 and Aug. 12-13. The registration fee of $50 covers meals and activities.
For more information, contact the park at 1-606-889-1790.
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