JWSRP to host elk and hunting show Aug. 7-8


PRESTONSBURG – Area elk and hunting enthusiasts will have an opportunity to attend a highly-anticipated show in early-August. Jenny Wiley State Resort Park will host the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Eastern Kentucky Elk and Hunting Show Aug. 7-8.

The event at the park’s convention center will feature seminars, demonstrations and vendor booths with hunting and fishing guides, taxidermists, outdoor sports and more. Admission is $5 each day. Hours will be noon to 9 p.m. on Aug. 7, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Aug. 8.

Concessions will be available and will include elk and buffalo chili.

For lodge reservations or for vendors seeking display space, contact Ginger Steele at 1-800-325-0142.

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park offers something for everyone. Located on the 1,100-acre Dewey Lake, the park has a lodge and conference center as well as fishing, boating swimming and more. The park also has cottages, a campground and a restaurant. For more information, visit www.parks.ky.gov or call 1-800-325-0142.

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