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Green River Lake State Park is tops for camping

By Crystal Staley/Sebastian Kitchen

Gov. Beshear spoke Wednesday about five Kentucky State Parks that were recognized as part of Kentucky Living magazine's "Best in Kentucky" awards.

"We've always known we had an amazing state parks system, but as we've asked people not to travel outside of Kentucky, what they've done is rediscover what gems we have," the Governor said. "They are truly special places, and I think we will see Kentuckians visiting more and more. I can't wait until we have gotten past COVID and have people from all over seeing the best of what we offer."

The winners are:
  • Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park in Burkesville was awarded first place for golf courses;
  • Green River Lake State Park in Campbellsville was first place winner for camping spots;
  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown is a new inductee into the Best in Kentucky Hall of Fame after being voted the number one in the designation of historical landmark/museum site for three consecutive years. The park also received a second place award this year for best historic site;
  • John James Audubon State Park in Henderson received second place for museum and third place for adventure;
  • Cumberland Falls State Resort Park near Corbin received second place for day trips

This story was posted on 2020-09-02 20:42:21
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