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 Derby Weekend at Pennyrile Forest May 2-3

KENTUCKY  (04/06/2015) – Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park is offering guests a chance to celebrate the Kentucky Derby at the park with a special Derby Weekend Package May 2-3.

The package includes one nights’ lodging, a dinner buffet Saturday night, watching the big race on television, a Derby hat contest, music from DJ Brandon Burke and a dance Saturday evening. A Sunday morning country ham buffet is also included.

The package is $150 plus tax for two people. Golf discounts are also available during the weekend.

For information and reservations, call Donnie Jones at 1-800-325-1711.

The rustic wood and stone Pennyrile Lodge, with 24 rooms, sits serenely on a high cliff overlooking Pennyrile Lake. Open year-round, the park has 12 cottages in the wooded lodge area and on the lake’s shores. The restaurant seats 200, including a private dining room for up to 80. The park also has an 18-hole golf course with a pro shop, riding carts, pull carts and rental clubs. The course is open year-round, weather permitting. The park also offers hiking trails, fishing, basketball, tennis and horse campsites that are available year-round.

The resort is 20 miles northwest of Hopkinsville, on KY 109 North. Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park is approximately 8 miles south of Dawson Springs. Take Exit 92 on Interstate 69.

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