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Local Citizens Invited to 10 Outdoor Adventure Events at KY State Parks 


KENTUCKY (03/22/15) - With warmer weather finally here, the Kentucky State Parks are gearing up with plenty of outdoor adventure events and activities.

Hiking, canoeing, archery and more are all on the calendar in late March and throughout April at the Kentucky State Parks.

“This is a great time of the year to get outside and get active at a Kentucky State Park,” Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker said. “We have great events being held across the state that are perfect for guests of all ages.”

Here’s a list of 10 outdoor events at Kentucky State Parks in March and April. Learn about details for these and other events by visiting www.parks.ky.gov

Tygart Creek Paddle Excursion, March 28, April 4, April 26, at Carter Caves State Resort Park

Flying Pig Orienteering Event, March 28-29, Carter Caves State Resort Park

Regional Scholastic 3-D Archery Tournaments, March 28, Greenbo Lake and Pennyrile Forest State Resort Parks. April 11-12 at Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park. April 18-19 at Kenlake State Resort Park. May 2-3 at Green River Lake State Park. State championships May 16-17 at Barren River Lake State Resort Park. Visit www.s3da.org/

First Day Hike, April 1, Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Trekking Series Scuttlehole Trail, April 4, Cumberland Falls State Resort Park

Moonlight Canoe Trip, April 4, Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Explore Archery, April 8, E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park

Goose Creek 5K Run, April 11, E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park

Geocaching Event, April 24-26, Lake Cumberland State Resort Park.

Grayson Lake Paddle Trip, May 10 and June 13, Carter Caves State Resort Park

To find information about all of the outdoor opportunities and locations, as well as a calendar of events happening all across Kentucky, visit the Office of Adventure Tourism’s website at www.getoutky.com.

Information provided by Gil Lawson
Posted by J.L. Graham
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