Carter Caves State Resort Park to Host Winter Adventure Weekend on Jan. 25-28

OLIVE HILL, Ky. (Jan. 16, 2024) – Kentucky State Parks’ 100-year celebrations are underway, and Carter Caves State Resort Park will host a Winter Adventure Weekend on Jan. 25-28.

This annual event features activities such as wild and commercial cave tours, hiking, rappelling, winter survival workshops, tree climbing and more. Beginning Thursday, Jan. 25, at 12:30 p.m. and ending on the afternoon of Sunday, Jan. 28, the event is flexible, and guests may arrive and depart at their discretion.

The price of general admission is $25 per person, with lodging, dining and a la carte activities at additional costs.

To make reservations, visit Limited space is available, and participants must be at least six years old to participate. Be sure to check the website for details and recommended gear.

Carter Caves State Resort Park is located at 344 Caveland Drive in Olive Hill, Kentucky, and is known for having the highest concentration of caves in the commonwealth. Accommodations are available at the Lewis Caveland Lodge, along with cottages and a campground.  

This year, Kentucky State Parks is commemorating its 100th anniversary with a series of events, activities, and programming scheduled throughout 2024. To stay informed about the latest updates on these celebrations, please visit, where updates will be made frequently.

Kentucky is home to 44 state parks, including 17 resort parks and 13 golf courses. For more information about Kentucky State Parks, visit