Department of Parks
Kentucky State Parks Events Update Due To Winter Storm
Kentucky Department of Parks News Release
Feb. 2, 2009 Contact: Gil Lawson
For Immediate Release 502-564-8110, ext 168
Kentucky State Parks Events Update
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Several Kentucky State Park events have been cancelled or postponed due to winter storm damage and power outages. Park guests should call the park in advance to make sure it is open and the status of the event.
These events have been cancelled:
- Arches Hiking Weekend Feb. 6-7 at Natural Bridge State Resort Park. All trails at Natural Bridge are closed.
- The 1860's Pop Culture - The Times of Abraham Lincoln event at General Butler State Resort Park on Feb. 8.
Eagle Watch Weekend Feb. 6-8 Relocated To Lake Barkley
The Eagle Watch Weekend scheduled for Feb. 6-8 at Kenlake State Resort Park is
being moved to Lake Barkley State Resort Park. Guests should call Lake Barkley at 1-800-325-1708 for lodging reservations and call Kenlake at 1-800-325-0143 for updated information on eagle weekend event registration.
A few state park resorts are still without power: Kenlake, Kentucky Dam Village and Pennyrile Forest. All other resort parks have power and are open. Check www.parks.ky.gov for updates on resort parks and other information. Several recreation parks and historic sites are also closed due to power outages. Please call in advance before travel.
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 Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov