Department of Parks
Kentucky State Parks Holding Spring Cleanup Days
FRANKFORT, Ky. – It’s time for spring cleaning, and several Kentucky State Parks are seeking volunteers to lend a hand.
During March and April, these parks are holding special cleanup days and invite volunteers to join them picking up litter along trails, roads and lakes.
Call the parks for more details. Visit www.parks.ky.gov for more information about Kentucky State Parks, including reservations for lodging and camping.
Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, Prestonsburg
Jenny Wiley State Resort Park will host Operation Clean Sweep on March 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come to the park for a fun-filled day while working to keep the park clean. Volunteers are invited to a cookout. Call 1-800-325-0142.
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, Corbin
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park will host the 2012 PRIDE Spring Cleanup Kickoff on Saturday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Groups, individuals and businesses interested in helping pick up trash at the park or along Highway 90 are invited to participate. Safe areas for the cleanup will be provided. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Participants will receive a free lunch and T-shirt and will be eligible for door prizes. For more information, call Mark Davis at 888-577-4339. For more information about the park, call 1-800-325-0063.
Big Bone Lick State Park, Union
Big Bone Lick State Park will hold its spring clean up on March 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet at the visitor center. The park will provide grilled hot dogs, chips and soft drinks for lunch. Call 859-384-3522.
Green River Lake State Park, Campbellsville
The focus of this trail cleanup will be trimming limbs, moving downed trees, cleaning up trash, and repairing erosion problems. Cleanup event starts at 9 a.m. at the park office. Food is available for volunteers. Call 270-465-8255.
Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park, Burkesville
Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park, Buckhorn
Visit Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park for its annual cleanup day April 21, which starts at 8:30 a.m. with registration at the marina. Gloves and bags will be provided, along with lunch for volunteers. This event is co-sponsored by the Buckhorn Scenic Trail Association, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Perry County Fiscal Court and PRIDE. Call 1-800-325-0058.
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