CUMBERLAND, Ky. – Kingdom Come State Park will hold a park clean-up day on Saturday, April 16, from 1-5 p.m.
Volunteers will be picking up trash, removing brush, planting flowers and doing some trail work. Volunteers are asked to bring their own hand tools. (No chainsaws please) Snacks and water will be available. Meet at the lower shelter at 1 p.m.
Kingdom Come State Park near Cumberland offers hiking trails, mountain scenery, fishing, picnic areas, primitive campsites, mini-golf and pedal boats. Named after the popular Civil War novel, ‘The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come,’ by Kentucky author John Fox Jr., the park preserves 1,283 acres of unspoiled wilderness.
Contact: Rick Fuller,
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