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Nature Photography Weekend April 19-21 At Cumberland Falls

Tuesday, 03 19, 2013

Bret Smitley,

CORBIN, Ky. – Cumberland Falls State Resort Park will host its Nature Photography Weekend April 19-21.


Nature photography buffs will enjoy this weekend that features a 24-hour digital competition. Photographers with all skill levels can pick up helpful tips from guest speakers. There will be amateur and accomplished classes. Plaques will be given in several categories. The cost is $35 per person.


This year’s speakers will be Daniel Dempster and Les Saucier, two accomplished nature photographers who have taught numerous workshops. 


The Whitley County Tourism Board is offering cash prizes for winning images that promote tourism in the county.  


Advance registration is required and is limited to 100 participants. For a registration form please contact Bret Smitley at or at 1-800-325-0063.


The park is also offering a 10 percent lodging discount to participants.


Cumberland Falls State Resort Park near Corbin has a lodge, cottages, the Riverview Restaurant, a campground and hiking trails.




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