Wild Game Dinners Planned at Three Kentucky State Parks in April

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky State Parks have three special wild game meals scheduled in April that will whet your appetite!

Pine Mountain State Resort Park will hold its Frontier Night Buffet on Saturday, April 9. The menu features a delicious selection of unique foods from 5-8 p.m. Entrees include baron of elk roast carved on the line, chicken and dumplings, friend catfish, buffalo meatloaf, elk stew and frog legs. The buffet also includes plenty of vegetables, soups and desserts.  The cost per person for the buffet is $27 plus tax. The price is $10 plus tax for ages 6-12 and 5 and under are free. This price does not include gratuity or a drink. Make it a weekend and reserve a lodge room, rustic cabin, or 2-bedroom cottage to relax and get away from it all!

Lake Cumberland State Resort Park in Jamestown will hold a Frontier Night Buffet on April 9 from 5-8 p.m. Central time. The menu will include buffalo chili, alligator and sausage gumbo, carved buffalo, braised venison brisket, fried quail with cheese grits, Cajun fried alligator, roast of sage and garlic duck, chunky mashed new potatoes, chuck wagon green beans, trail corn and cream peas with mushrooms.  Desserts include homemade banana pudding, peach cobbler, apple cobbler and assorted cakes and pies.  The price for adults is $20.95; children ages 6-12 are $10.95 and children age 5 and under are free. The price includes a drink, but not tax. Call Lake Cumberland State Resort Park at 270-343-3111 for more information.

Natural Bridge State Resort Park in Slade is hosting its Appalachian Heritage Wild Game Feast on April 23 from noon to 8 p.m. The wild game buffet will include roasted top round of bison carved to order, Ale-8 One country ham, tender barbecue buffalo ribs, buffalo meatloaf and buffalo burgers, venison and rabbit burgoo, snapping turtle soup, and all the fixings. There will also be a dessert bar including baked Alaska.

There will be a free Bluegrass concert by Mike Creech and Southern Blend between 5-7 p.m. in the Hemlock Lodge lobby.

The buffet is $21.95 for adults, $8.95 for children ages 6-12 and children under 6 eat free.

For more information about these events and parks, visit www.parks.ky.gov

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