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Carter Caves in Kentucky hosts Winter Journey Weekend Jan. 26-29

Olive Hill, Kentucky – Winter has formally arrived, so what higher time for a bit kayaking, mountaineering, tenting or spelunking?

Considered one of Kentucky’s nice state parks, Carter Caves State Resort Park (parks.kygov/olive-hill/parks/resort/carter-caves-state-resort-park), will host a Winter Journey Weekend ( Jan 26-29.

Carter Caves, simply 130 miles south of Columbus, options 2,000 acres of wooded hills crisscrossed by greater than 30 miles of trails and studded with greater than a dozen caves.

And in the course of the annual Winter Journey Weekend, the park can also be the location of greater than 200 “area journeys” providing a formidable array of actions from cave tenting to meditative mountaineering; winter tree identification to winter stargazing; cast-iron cooking to creating string from supplies present in nature. (No, really.)

A kayak adventure on frosty Tygarts Creek is one of many

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Lots of the area journeys are free, others require a price of from $5 to $15, or $30 for the “Mock In a single day Expedition,” a fake, multi-day descent deep into the earth with very actual wild cave spelunking throughout an in a single day go to to the Cascade cave system.

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