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Help Name The New Bison At Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

Thursday, 11 08, 2012

Gil Lawson,
502-564-4270, ext 168
gil.lawson@ky.gov

UNION, Ky. – Big Bone Lick State Historic Site is looking for a name for its newest bison heifer and wants your help.

 

The park will announce the winning name Dec. 1 during a special holiday gathering, starting at 10 a.m. at the park visitor’s center. Guests will also have a chance to meet and learn about the bison.

 

The deadline for online voting is Nov. 30. The link to vote is: http://parks.ky.gov/parks/historicsites/big-bone-lick/

 

The park will also offer door prizes and have discounts at its gift shop on Dec. 1.

For more information, call the park at 859-384-3522.

 

Big Bone Lick State Historic Site has picnic areas, a 62-site campground with electricity, grills, water, restrooms, showers, a pool and small grocery. There are sports fields, and the indoor-outdoor museum has collections of bones from ancient creatures once attracted to the mineral springs of the area. On the grounds are life-size replicas of mastodons and bison. There is also a live bison herd at the park.

 

 

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