Second Saturday Hike Jan. 14 at Lake Barkley State Resort Park

CADIZ, Ky. – (Dec. 19, 2016) -- Lake Barkley State Resort Park will kick off 2017 with the return of 2nd Saturday Hikes on Jan. 14. 


The focus of January’s hike will be winter adaptations. The hike will introduce participants to the various traits, characteristics, and behaviors that allow plants and animals to survive the winter season in western Kentucky. 


The hike starts at 10 a.m. (CST) and will depart from the lobby of the lodge. No reservations are necessary to participate in Second Saturday Hikes. Please dress for the weather. Sturdy, comfortable footwear is strongly suggested.


Families and individuals can enjoy other entertainment and lodging opportunities at the park. Lake Barkley State Resort Park is the largest state resort park in Kentucky and features a lodge, cottages, the Windows on the Water Restaurant, a seasonal campground, 18-hole golf course, fitness center with indoor pool, marina, fishing, tennis courts, hiking trails, gift shop, and recreational and nature programming. 


The park is located at 3500 State Park Road in Cadiz.  From I-24, take the Highway 68 exit west toward Cadiz.


For more information contact David Kem, david.kem@ky.gov  or call the lodge at call 1-800-325-0057.



Contact: David Kem, david.kem@ky.gov 



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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