Department of Parks
Wild Game and Buffalo Dinners At Kentucky State Parks
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Wild game and buffalo are on the menu at several Kentucky state resort parks in the upcoming weeks.
All 17 Kentucky resort parks have restaurants. Here’s a list of the special meals some of the parks are planning during the next few months.
Natural Bridge State Resort Park near Slade will have a Wild Game Night on March 17 from until Buffalo, wild boar, duck, venison, and catfish will be the main entrees – all for $18.95 a person. Call 1-800-325-1710 for information.
Rough River Dam State Resort Park near Leitchfield will once again be holding its Buffalo and Wild Game Dinner on Saturday, April 28, from to The menu will include carved hickory smoked steamships of Round Buffalo, Bar-B-Que Wild Boar, batter dipped frog legs, elk and venison pot pies, salads, bread, vegetables and desserts.
Reservations can be made by calling (270) 257-2311 or 800-325-1713. The price for adults is $16.95 and for children ages 12 and under $8.95. (includes beverage)
Several parks are featuring buffalo dinners. They are:
Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park at Gilbertsville will hold its 34th Annual Buffalo Dinner and Native American Heritage Day on Feb. 17. The menu will include carved round top buffalo, southwestern chili, BBQ short ribs, buffalo pie, venison and roasted root vegetables, baked catfish, vegetables and assorted desserts. Serving from until (CT) Adults are $15.95 and children $7.95. The park is also offering one and two night lodging packages that include the meal and Native American Heritage Day programs. For information, call 1-800-325-0146.
Pine Mountain State Resort Park near Pineville will be holding a Buffalo Night Buffet on Feb. 24 from The menu will include carved buffalo inside rounds, buffalo chili, buffalo ribs, buffalo stew as well as vegetables, soup, salad and a dessert bar for $15.95, drink included. Call 1-800-325-1712 for information.
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park near Corbin will also be offering a buffalo dinner as part of the Kentucky Hills Craft Festival the weekend of April 13-14. The dinner will be offered in the Riverview Restaurant the evening of April 14. Call 1-800-325-0063 for information.
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