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Parks Issues Request for Information for Campground Development

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 22, 2017) – The Kentucky Department of State Parks is requesting information for the development of a new campground at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park in western Kentucky.

The department is seeking information from private developers to build and operate a campground on a 150-acre section of land known as Gobbler’s Knob. The information received may be used to develop a request for proposals for the project.

The public-private partnership campground would include improved sites with electric and water as well as primitive sites, wifi access, bathhouses and playgrounds.

For more details, interested parties should visit the Finance and Administration website at: https://emars.ky.gov/webapp/vssonline/AltSelfService choose “Guest Access” and search “campground.” The request for information is open through July 25, 2017.

Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park in Calvert City has a lodge, cottages, campground, restaurant, 18-hole golf course, marina, gift shop and many other recreational opportunities. The resort is 21 miles southeast of Paducah. Take Interstate 24 to Exit 27. For information about the park, call 270-362-4271 or visit www.parks.ky.gov

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Contact:

Gil Lawson, gil.lawson@ky.gov

502-892-3349

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