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Carter Caves Wildflower Pilgrimage is April 22-24

Kentucky Dept. of Parks

Experience the beauty of the Carter Caves Wildflower Pilgrimage April 22-24 at Carter Caves State Resort.

Throughout the weekend guests will experience the beauty of the area during wildflower walks, canoe trips and van tours. This is the perfect weekend for experienced wildflower enthusiasts, beginner bloomers or those who just enjoy being in the woods to get outside and experience the natural beauty of spring.

The registration fee is $20 for adults and $10 for children. An overnight lodging package for two including two night’s lodging and registration fees is available for $179.95, plus tax.

In addition to cave tours, Carter Caves offers hiking, golf, mini-golf, fishing and a gem mine. Carter Caves also has a lodge, cottages and restaurant. For more information, call the park at 1-800-325-0059 or visit online at: http://parks.ky.gov

Directions to Carter Caves State Resort Park from Interstate 64 East: take exit 161 (Olive Hill exit). Turn left off the exit onto U.S. 60 east. Go approximately 2 miles and turn left on KY 182 north. Park entrance is 3 miles from the left turn onto KY 182 north.

(story provided by Kentucky Department of Parks)

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