Jenny Wiley State Resort Park


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Jenny Wiley State Resort Park


Location:In Prestonsburg, off US 23/460 on KY 3.
Facilities:49-room lodge, 224-seat dining room, cottages, 117-site campground with utility hookups, showers, restrooms, and grocery store, picnic shelters, playgrounds, hiking trails (10+ miles), 2 swimming pools (one for lodge and cottage guests only), boat dock, 3 boat launch ramps, pontoon boat rentals, 18-hole disc golf course, skylift, meeting rooms, 2 private dining facilities that seat up to 70, performing arts theater.
Activities:Camping, swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, bicycling, theater programs, recreational programs.
Special Features:Jenny Wiley was a pioneer woman who was taken captive by Indians in 1789 and endured the slaying of her brother and her children. She escaped captivity 11 months later. The mountain resort named for her is located alongside Dewey Lake and features summer musical theater presentations in Jenny Wiley Theatre.
Address:75 Theatre Ct
Prestonsburg, KY 41653

Phone:800-325-0142
Web: www.parks.ky.gov/resortparks/jw
Size: 1,498 acres land; 1,150 acres water.

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