John Rittenhouse Named Director of Resorts For Kentucky State Parks

FRANKFORT, Ky. – John Rittenhouse, who served as the manager at two Kentucky State Park resorts, is the new director of resorts for the park system, Commissioner Donnie Holland announced today.

“John has previous experience with Kentucky State Park resorts and will be a welcomed addition to our staff,” Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland said. “His background in state parks and local government will be invaluable for our department.”

Rittenhouse, of Cadiz, served as manager at Lake Barkley State Resort Park and Kenlake State Resort Park between 2004-2013. He most recently worked for WHVO radio in Hopkinsville.

Rittenhouse has also worked as a city administrator for Cadiz and was general manager of the Florence water and sewer commission. His appointment is effective Jan. 20.

He is a graduate of Austin Peay State University.

The Kentucky State Parks have 17 resort parks that include lodges, restaurants and many recreational facilities and activities such as golf courses, marinas, and swimming pools.

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