If you’re looking for some winter adventure, the Kentucky State Parks have numerous outdoor events planned in February and March to get you outdoors and moving.
They include elk viewing tours, hikes, looking for eagles at the Land Between the Lakes and watching sandhill cranes as they migrate through Kentucky.
One of the most popular events is the Winter Adventure Weekend
Jan. 24-26 at Carter Caves State Resort Park
. The weekend includes hiking, kayaking, recreational tree climbing, cave tours, winter survival, rappelling, archeological field trips, a zip line and other adventures. Guests will be able to select from a list of trips they want to take – for beginners and advanced winter adventurers alike. All of the trips and events are led by guides. The list of the trips, along with registration information and other details for the 2014 event are available at www.winteradventureweekend.com
. All participants must register online at this site. For more information, call Carter Caves at 1-606-286-4411.
Eagle Watch Weekends
Three parks in western Kentucky will offer Eagle Watch Weekends in January and February 2014. The parks and dates are: Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park
in Gilbertsville, Jan. 9-10; Lake Barkley State Resort Park
near Cadiz, Jan. 23-24; and Kenlake State Resort Park
near Aurora, Feb. 6-7. Tours are conducted by van and aboard the CQ Princess yacht, with wildlife guides. Click here
to download the registration flyer for Eagle Watch Weekends, or call the parks for more information and reservations.