Department of Parks
Nature Photography Weekend April 20-22 At Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
CORBIN, Ky. – Cumberland Falls State Resort Park will host its Nature Photography Weekend April 20-22.
The Cumberland Falls area is a perfect spot for nature photography – abundant waterfalls, natural stone arches, diverse plant and animal life. This weekend is for the beginner and the advanced photographer.
There will be a competition that starts at on Friday, April 20. This year’s event is limited to 125 people. Participants will have a choice of three classes to enter: amateur digital, masters digital and a slide film class.
The featured speakers will be Tom and Pat Corey, of Signal Mountain, Tenn., who have published two books on photography. They’ll speak Friday at and Saturday at
Registration is $40 per person.
Guests may stay in the historic Dupont Lodge or in a cottage. The Riverview Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cumberland Falls also has a campground. For reservations and information, call 1-800-325-0063 or email Bret Smitley at BretA.Smitley@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 Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov