Kentucky parks offering special rates during severe weather

Kentucky state parks

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s state parks are offering assistance during the winter storm to people who may be stranded or otherwise need lodging.

The Department of Parks said in a news release Wednesday that lodge rooms are available at the 16 resort parks for $49.95 per night. The rate is available during severe weather.

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The offer is based on availability, and guests should call ahead for a reservation. Special event packages and existing reservations are excluded.

The seven resort parks lodges that are currently open every day are Cumberland Falls, General Butler, Jenny Wiley, Kentucky Dam Village, Lake Barkley, Lake Cumberland and Natural Bridge.

Open Thursday nights through Saturday nights are Barren River Lake, Blue Licks Battlefield, Buckhorn Lake, Carter Caves, Dale Hollow Lake, Kenlake, Pennyrile Forest, Pine Mountain and Rough River Dam.


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