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Archery course at Kenlake will open August 30

A 3D archery course will open at Kenlake State Resort Park
A 3D archery course will open at Kenlake State Resort Park
Kentucky Department of Parks

Kenlake State Resort Park, in Aurora, will open a 3D archery course on August 30, 2014. The opening ceremony will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the former pro shop.

“The archery course at Kenlake is one of a handful of public archery courses in Kentucky,” said Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker. “We look forward to this new amenity attracting tournaments and guest to the Land Between the Lakes area.”

The course, designed by champion archer Jennie Richardson, will include realistic targets at varying distances for all skill levels. The park plans to use the course for tournaments for different age groups and it will also be open to park guests year round. The course will be open during daylight hours.

The fee for using the course will be $12.00 a day for adults and $5.00 a day for those 18 and under. An annual pass will be offered for $75.00. Archers will need to supply their own bows and arrow (field tips only).

The course will be open for free on opening day.

For more information about the new archery course at Kenlake or to make a reservation for lodging at the park, call (800) 325-0143.

Just over 200 miles from Metro Louisville and located on the western shore of Kentucky Lake, Kenlake State Resort Park is one of the most modern parks in the Kentucky State Park system.

Created in the 1940s by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to control flooding, Kentucky Lake, with the longest shoreline of any man-made lake in the world, covers over 160,000 acres.

Lodging and dining facilities at Kenlake include a 48-room Kenlake Hotel, cottages, campgrounds, and Aurora Landing Restaurant.

Boating, fishing, golf, swimming, and trails in addition to the tennis center provide plenty of recreational opportunities.

Directions to Kenlake State Resort Park or any other park in Kentucky can be found at

Kenlake State Resort Park
542 Kenlake Road
Hardin, KY 42048-9737
Telephone: (270) 474-2211 or (800) 325-0143

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