PINEVILLE, Ky. -- Pine Mountain State Resort Park is offering some cold-weather outdoor adventure with Winter Photography Weekend set for Jan. 15-17, 2016.
This event features digital photography sessions and competitions with divisions for amateur, intermediate and accomplished photographers. There will be a session for beginners and critiques will be offered.
Programs will be led by nationally known natural history photographer Ken Jenkins, whose work over the last 30 years has appeared in publications such as National Geographic and Southern Living. His galleries are located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
The weekend focuses on nature and offers up four competition categories in the three divisions. The emphasis will be on outdoor nature photography during the weekend.
A special lodging package will be offered that includes two nights’ accommodations and registration for the programs and competition. The overnight package for one person is $119.90 (plus tax), and the overnight package for two persons is $149.90 (plus tax). The registration fee for the weekend program and competition is $30 a person before Jan. 15 and $40 for walk-ins.
To make a reservation, contact Pine Mountain State Resort Park at 800-325-1712 or 606-337-3066.
Pine Mountain State Resort Park has a 30-room lodge, cottages and a full-service restaurant. It also has a golf course and other recreational opportunities for guests. Pine Mountain State Resort Park is located south of Pineville, on U.S. 25E, 10 miles north of Middlesboro.
Contact: Beth Byrnes,
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