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General Butler will host an event for dogs

Woofstock is for four-legged friends and their owners
Woofstock is for four-legged friends and their owners
Kentucky Department of Parks

General Butler State Resort Park, in Carrollton, will host “Woofstock 2014” on Saturday, September 13, 2014.

Owners of dogs are invited to visit the park as vendors will showcase crafts and food, information on area shelters, and much more. There will also be sessions on obedience, a blessing of the pets, and dog contests. There are also hiking trails and other things for the people coming to this event.

Woofstock is sponsored by General Butler State Resort Park and Carroll County Animal Support. The event hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information about the Woofstock or to make a reservation for the lodge, call (866) 462-8853. Vendors seeking information on participating should call this number to seek information on participation in this event.

Northern Kentucky’s first state park and one of the first ten in the Commonwealth, General Butler sits on a cliff overlooking the confluence of the Kentucky and the Ohio Rivers.

On the grounds of the park, history is on display at the Butler-Turpin House. Built in 1859 by one of Kentucky’s most prominent military families, the house is open for tours Wednesday through Sunday except during the winter months.

The hilltop Butler Lodge is an attraction within itself. Each of the 53 rooms features a private balcony or patio overlooking the pool or hillside. The Two Rivers restaurant at the lodge features a bistro style dinner menu and is a popular Sunday Brunch destination. In the lobby, visitors can listen to the piano or just admire the view of the Ohio River valley.

Other features of the park include golfing, swimming, hiking and biking trails, a campground, fishing, boating opportunities, basketball and tennis courts, and much more.

General Butler is located just 44 miles northeast of Louisville and conveniently located just off of I-71 at exit #44.

General Butler State Resort Park
1608 Highway 227
Carrollton, KY 41008-0325
Telephone: (502) 732-4384 or (866) 462-8853

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