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Kentucky State Parks Will Be At the 2016 Kentucky State Fair

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 15, 2016) – The Kentucky State Parks will have a booth at the 2016 Kentucky State Fair Aug. 18-28. The Kentucky State Parks booth will offer prize drawings for visitors.

 

“The Kentucky State Fair is a great opportunity for people to find out more about our park system,” Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland said. “We invite everyone to come by our booth in the South Wing and learn more about their favorite park.”

 

Guests can enter their names in prize drawings for overnight stays in lodges and cottages, free camping, free rounds of golf and free tickets to the Oct. 8-9 Battle of Perryville re-enactment at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site.

 

Civil War re-enactors in period dress will be at the state park booth Aug. 19-21 and Aug. 27-28.

 

Advance discounted tickets for the Battle of Perryville are available by visiting www.parks.ky.gov

Information about park events and maps will also be offered at the booth.

 

 

 

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For Immediate Release 

Contact: Gil Lawson, gil.lawson@ky.gov 

502-564-8110, ext. 168

 

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

 

 

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