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Kentucky State Parks Hosting Thanksgiving Buffet

Monday, 10 28, 2013

Gil Lawson,
502-564-4270, ext 168

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky State Park restaurants are preparing for one of the busiest days of the year – Thanksgiving Day.

 

The Thanksgiving Day buffet will be served Nov. 28, 2013, at all 17 resort park restaurants, a tradition for the parks and many families across Kentucky.

 

“The food and atmosphere are great at Kentucky State Parks on Thanksgiving, and all of our parks provide a relaxing place for this family holiday,” Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker said. “We’re glad to host this great family tradition.”

 

The buffet will include soups, cheeses and salads for starters. Entrees include turkey and dressing, baked ham, carved roast beef and fried chicken. Vegetables include old fashioned candied yams, country-style green beans and mashed potatoes with giblet gravy. There will be a variety of desserts, including pecan pie and pumpkin pie.

 

The cost for the buffet will be $18.49 plus tax (drink included) for adults; $8.49 for children ages 6-12; and children 5 and under are free.

 

The buffet will operate from noon to 8 p.m. For more information about state parks and other park events, including discounts and special offers on lodge rooms and cottages, visit www.parks.ky.gov (A reduced buffet will be offered at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park)

 

 

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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