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Kentucky State Parks Looking for Campground Hosts

Tuesday, 01 29, 2013

Gil Lawson,
502-564-4270, ext. 168

FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky State Parks are looking for volunteers to serve as campground hosts during the spring, summer and fall of 2013.


Campground hosts perform a number of duties such as checking in campers, making sure camping areas, picnic areas and bathrooms are clean, answering questions and a variety of other duties. In return, campground hosts receive free camping at the host property during their tenure.


Hosts will be given a criminal background check and should possess a valid driver’s license.


The Kentucky State Parks operate 31 campgrounds across the state from April through October.


If you are interested in applying, visit and look under “Park News” to download an application.





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