Lake Barkley To Receive $6 Million in Funding
By West Kentucky Star Staff
CADIZ - Lake Barkley State Resort Park is set to receive $6 million in improvements under the "Restoring the Finest" initiative.

According to Kentucky tourism officials, approximately $6 million in improvements are planned for Lake Barkley State Resort Park with the funding going towards upgrades for their wastewater treatment system, roof replacements, various repairs and improvements for the fire alarm and sprinkler systems.

Since 2016 Lake Barkley State Resort Park has received more than $7.7 million in improvements.

"Projects like these at Lake Barkley are important to our state park system and help keep our parks safe and attractive to guests," said Tourism, Arts and Heritage Secretary Don Parkinson. "We appreciate the support our parks receive from the governor and members of the General Assembly."

As a whole, Kentucky State Parks have received $18 million under the 'Restoring the Finest' campaign. State Parks had previously received $20 million in funding as part of the "Refreshing the Finest" program in 2016 through 2018.

You can learn more about Lake Barkley State Resort Park at the link below.

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Published 07:00 PM, Thursday Nov. 21, 2019
Updated 10:52 AM, Saturday Nov. 23, 2019

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