Things to Do Birding The best time to bird watch is in May and June when the woodland warblers and other neotropical birds return and are most vocal and active.
The ascent begins one-half mile from the park entrance and ends within feet of Natural Bridge. A Kentucky Fishing is required. Natural Bridge. The pool is available for lodge, cottage, and camping guests ONLY.
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Don't have a fishing pole? King lodge room with fridge.
Fishing Mill Creek Lake is a small peaceful lake surrounded by beautiful forest and towering sandstone cliffs. Saturday - Sunday Breakfast 7 - 10 a. Plan your fishing trip and improve your success with the KY Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources fishing forecast.
Sky Lift For a more relaxing climb to natural bridge, enjoy a ride on the sky lift. The lake is also perfect for paddling canoes and kayaks and a launch ramp is available for fishing boats only electric trolling motors may be operated.
for a map of Mill Creek Lake. Trail maps are available at the Hemlock Lodge. Open daily first weekend of April through the last weekend in October.
Reserve a private cottage or lodge room to view fall foliage. Year-round residents inlcude northern cardinal, American goldfinch, indigo bunting, song sparrow, belted kingfisher, American crow, great blue heron, wild turkey, pileated woodpecker, Carolina chickadee, tufted titmouse, white-breasted nuthatch, and Carolina wren.
Hiking The ten hiking trails range from one-half mile to seven-and-one-half miles. Tavern Monday - Friday 4 - 9 p. Next to the main pool is a new fenced wading pool with floor bubbles and fountain. SladeKY. Get Directions. Rooms are available by late afternoon. Fee charged for shelter rental. No public access will be available during We apologize for any inconvenience. Saturday - Sunday 2 - 9 p. We are now pet friendly. View Map View Media.
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Shelters available for rental up to one year in advance. The main pool has a "river" theme with directional water jets and floor bubblers.
Ask at the park about their fishing loaner program where you can check out FREE equipment. Lodge room check-out by 11 a. Open year-round.
Dinner 4 - 8 p. Dinner 5 -8 p.
Due to its Nature Preserve status, dogs are not allowed on hiking trails at this park except for the Whittleton Trail managed by the U. Forest Service. No problem!
Winter bird watching at the park can be fun because many of the leaves have dropped, making it easier to view various species of woodpeckers, kinglets, nuthatches, wrens, and sparrows. Lunch 11 a.
Pedal Boating Pedal boats are no longer available until further notice. Reserve a Campsite. Miniature Golf Adults and children can enjoy playing 18 holes of mini golf located at picnic shelter 2 near the skylift parking area. Picnicking Four picnic shelters with rest rooms, tables, grills, and a playground are located throughout the park. Mini golf balls and putters can be rented at the Mini Golf Snack Bar. Open seasonally. The 35 rooms of Hemlock Lodge have private balconies. Explore the Red River Gorge area.
For pricing call: Swimming - The pool complex is tucked between the lake and the cliff beneath Hemlock Lodge.
SladeKY Social Facebook YouTube Instagram. Enjoy square dancing at Hoedown Island. Natural Bridge State Resort Park. Bass, bluegill, black crappie, longear sunfish, green sunfish, rainbow trout, channel catfish and black bullhead are found here. Lunch 12 - 4 p.
The complex includes a spacious stone bathhouse, and a zero-depth one can enter pool without steps pool that holds 80, gallons of water. The Fall migration is also good, in late September. The park also has two campgrounds with both improved and primitive sites and two service buildings with showers and restrooms.