Department of Parks
Pine Mountain Observes Trails Day with Hike
Pine Mountain To Observe
National Trails Day
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Pine Mountain State Resort Park near Pineville will observe National Trails Day, June 3, with a hiking adventure through Blanton Forest, which preserves one of the largest stands of old-growth trees in the Eastern United States.
The guided hike involves strenuous hiking so participants should wear sturdy boots. Everyone should also bring water, snacks, and a sack lunch. The outing will last about seven hours. The tour will leave the park lodge at and the first nine registrants will be offered van transportation to the forest. The hike will be limited to 20.
For more information, contact the park at (606) 337-3066.
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