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Lake Cumberland State Resort Park Celebrates 90th Anniversary of the Kentucky State Parks

Thursday, 06 05, 2014

Stephen Eastin,
270-343-3111

 

JAMESTOWN, Ky. -- Lake Cumberland State Resort Park will celebrate the 90th anniversary of Kentucky State Parks on Friday, June 20, with a seafood buffet.

 

This will be the first seafood buffet of the year in the renovated Rowena Landing Restaurant.  The park’s new executive chef, Josh Ogden, will be cooking everyone’s favorite seafood from 5-9 p.m.

 

The buffet will include Southwest grilled salmon with fire-roasted corn and black bean salsa with a chipotle butter, crab legs, peel-and-eat shrimp, oysters on the half shell, fried catfish, pan-fried red snapper, fried oyster seafood pasta, soup and salad bar and an assortment of vegetables and desserts.

 

The buffet is $23.95 for adults, $12.95 for children ages 6-12 and children 5 and under are free.

 

WUHU radio will be having activities for the kids from 1-5 p.m. on the lodge patio. Guests can register to win a free weekend getaway at the park.

 

Lake Cumberland State Resort Park and many other state parks are holding special events to commemorate the 90th anniversary of Kentucky State Parks, founded in 1924.

 

Lake Cumberland State Resort Park near Jamestown has a lodge, cottages, Rowena Landing Restaurant, disc golf course, indoor pool and hot tub, gift shop, fishing, picnic areas and hiking trails. Lake Cumberland State Resort is 45 miles west of Somerset. Call 270-343-3111 for information and reservations or visit www.parks.ky.gov

 

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The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 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