Department of Parks
State Parks Offer Discounts to Current Military, Retirees and Veterans
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Active duty and reserve component military members, retirees and veterans can take advantage of discount rates with the Kentucky State Parks “USA Military Pass” program from Nov. 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011.
The program is available to those on active military duty, retired members of the military, veterans, members of the National Guard and reservists. Proof of military service is required at check-in.
“We appreciate the men and women who serve or who have served in uniform and want to let them know how appreciative we are,” said Gov. Steve Beshear. “Our state parks offer great fun for families looking for a break and outdoor adventure.”
With the USA Military Pass, lodge rooms are available for $49.95 a night; one bedroom cottages for $74.95 a night; two bedroom cottages for $84.95 a night and three bedroom cottages for $94.95 a night. Tax is not included in these rates.
The Kentucky State Parks have 17 resorts that offer golf, fishing, hiking on scenic trails, beautiful scenery and full-service restaurants. Many resorts are near or include historic sites and museums and offer programs during the fall and winter, such as elk tours, eagle watching tours, entertainment and nature programs.
This offer is not good in conjunction with other special discounts or packages. The discount is based on availability and may exclude special events and holidays.
For more information about state parks and to make reservations, visit www.parks.ky.gov or call 1-800-255-7275.
(If you’re making your “USA Military Pass” reservation online, please use “USA” for the promotional code.)
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 51 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at http://www.parks.ky.gov