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New park managers named at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park, Mineral Mound State Park

New park managers have been named at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park and Mineral Mound State Park, Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland announced Tuesday. Chris FugateChris Fugate has been promoted to the park manager position at Buckhorn Lake. Fugate, a state park veteran of more than 20 years, began at Pine Mountain State Resort Park as a cook and transitioned to the position of a chef at Buckhorn Lake...

Pine Mountain State Resort Park’s Donnie Caldwell honored as Kentucky PGA Professional of the Year

Donnie Caldwell, the PGA professional at Pine Mountain State Resort Park, has been recognized as the golf professional of the year by the Kentucky Section of the PGA. Caldwell has worked at the park for 18 years and became a PGA professional in 2005. He was honored March 4 at the state PGA’s awards presentation in Lexington. Donnie Caldwell“The Kentucky State Parks are very proud of Donnie’s...

All Kentucky State Park resort parks open on weekends through winter months in 2018-19

All Kentucky State Park resort parks will be open on weekends through the winter months in 2018-19, Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland announced. Natural Bridge State Resort Park and Jenny Wiley State Resort Park will be open seven days a week; the other 15 resort parks will have different schedules, with many of them closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Restaurant schedules will also be based on the resort...