May 05

Mother’s Day buffet, Wildflower Hike planned

We’re excited to host our annual Mother’s Day Buffet at the Rhododendron Restaurant on Sunday, May 11. As always, mothers will receive a special discount. A special Wildflower Hike will also be held, offering an opportunity to enjoy all those … Continue reading

Apr 17

Veteran, Military Discount to be offered at Breaks

Beginning this year, Breaks Park will offer discounts to members of the United States military and disabled veterans. “It’s exciting that our Commission has voted to join Kentucky and Virginia State Parks in thanking our military men and women in … Continue reading

Apr 15

Camper Appreciation Week is April 21-28

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Have you been itching to roast marshmallows over a crackling fire? Ready for those wonderful crisp evenings and warm days? There’s just something about camping in Spring, and now is the perfect time to enjoy that experience — Camper Appreciation … Continue reading

Dec 17

Bird With us at the Breaks Park Christmas Bird Count!

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I am very fortunate to live and work in an area that is an Ornithologist’s (fancy word for bird watcher) Heaven. Every Spring and Autumn produces a migration of birds from all over and they visit the park as a stop over when heading North or South depending on the time of the year. However, many fail to realize that the dead of Winter can produce great sightings of birds here at the park as well. Continue reading

Oct 23

Fall Color Update 10/23/2013

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Well, with a camera on the fritz and a lot of rainy, ugly weather, it has been a little longer then I would have liked to get another color report out to everyone. Well, here it is!

Colors here at the park are roughly at 75-85%. I am seeing more reds in the leaves than I have seen in many years and this, combined with the typical yellows and oranges, are making for a great show! Every tree species is showing color with some of the most brilliant being Maples, Oaks, Dogwoods, Beech and Birch. Continue reading