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Elk Viewing Tour

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Elk Viewing Tour

Prestonsburg, Kentucky

Dates & Times
  • Sep 20, 2014
         3:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Sep 20, 2014
         5:30 A.M. - Noon
  • Sep 21, 2014
         5:30 A.M. - Noon
  • Sep 27, 2014
         3:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Sep 27, 2014
         5:30 A.M. - Noon
  • Sep 28, 2014
         5:30 A.M. - Noon
  • Oct 18, 2014
         3:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Oct 18, 2014
         5:30 A.M. - Noon
  • Oct 19, 2014
         5:30 A.M. - Noon
  • Oct 25, 2014
         3:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Oct 25, 2014
         5:30 A.M. - Noon
  • Oct 26, 2014
         5:30 A.M. - Noon
  • Nov 01, 2014
         3:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Nov 01, 2014
         5:30 A.M. - Noon
  • Nov 22, 2014
         3:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Nov 22, 2014
         5:30 A.M. - Noon
  • Nov 29, 2014
         3:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Nov 29, 2014
         5:30 A.M. - Noon
  • Dec 06, 2014
         3:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Dec 06, 2014
         5:30 A.M. - Noon
Location
75 Theatre Ct,
Jenny Wiley State Resort Park,
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
Phone: (606) 889-1790
Email: jennywiley@ky.gov
parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/jenny-wiley/default.aspx
About

Elk were reintroduced to Kentucky in 1997 as a restoration project by the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife.  From 1997 - 2003 approximately 1513 elk were transported into Kentucky.  Reproduction has been very high, with approximately 90% of the adult cows producing calves.  Currently, the estimated elk population in Kentucky is over 10,000 elk.  The best areas for elk habitat are on reclaimed surface mines in Eastern Kentucky.

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park is sponsoring elk tours at a cost of $30/person or $15/children 12 and under.  This fee includes your transportation via van to the viewing sites and continental breakfast.  We also offer Tour Packages that include lodging, dinner, and elk tour with continental breakfast for $160 per couple.  Please choose a date to pre-register, as the tours do fill up quickly.  Also, special group and business tours are available.


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Contact

Trinity Shepherd
75 Theatre Ct,
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
Phone: (606) 889-1790
parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/jenny-wiley/default.aspx
Email: trinity.shepherd@ky.gov

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