Department of Parks
State Resort Parks Offer Lodging Discounts In March
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky State Park resorts will resume seven-days-a-week operations on March 1, 2011.
This change in schedule includes lodges and restaurants at the 17 resort parks across the state. Most resort parks also have cottages available. These parks have been on a reduced schedule during the winter months.
Special discounts on lodge rooms are available during March. Lodge rooms will be available for $99 plus tax for any two consecutive nights in March. (good at Rough River and Natural Bridge Sunday through Thursday only.) Make pre-paid and non-refundable reservations by calling the park.
The parks are also offering lodge rooms for $29 plus tax for “Monday Madness” – for Mondays in March. (Offer excludes Lake Barkley and Pine Mountain). Use promo code “MONDAY” for online reservations.
These discounts are based on availability and cannot be combined with other offers. Some black out dates may apply.
Coupons for these discounts are available at www.parks.ky.gov
State park historic sites will also be resuming normal hours during March and April.
State park campgrounds open April 1, 2011. All state park campgrounds will be hosting the annual Camper Appreciation Weekend on April 29-May 1 with two nights for the price of one (pay for Friday night and get Saturday night free). Many parks will be holding special events during this weekend for campers.
In addition to Camper Appreciation Weekend, there are campsites available during April. New camping reservations made for April 1-28 will get a 20 percent discount. (This is for online reservations only. Use the discount code “APR11.”)
For golfers, the Kentucky State Parks operate 18 golf courses across the state that offer daily play as well as packages that include lodging and meals.
All 17 state park restaurants will be offering an Easter Buffet on April 24.
Dozens of other events on wildlife watching, history, recreation and entertainment are offered at the Kentucky State Parks. There are more than 250 miles of trails throughout the park system that are perfect for short walks, viewing nature or more challenging all-day hikes.
For more information about Kentucky State Parks, including lodging, camping, special events and reservations, visit www.parks.ky.gov.
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