Laurel County Community Guide 2019 - Page 52

The Kite Festival is held at the Wellness Park. M ILL S TREET P ARK Corner of Mill Street and West Sixth Street, London, KY Telephone — 864-5521 Features three sand volleyball courts, children’s playground, shelter house and picnic tables. A water park, The Splash Pad, is one of the featured attractions. F LATWOODS R ECREATION A REA D ANIEL B OONE N ATIONAL F OREST Telephone — 864-4163 Website — fs.usda.gov Located about 15 miles west of London at the end of Forest Service Road 758. Day-use area for picnics and hiking. Day use and boat ramp fee required. R OTARY P ARK /W HITLEY B RANCH V ETERAN ’ S P ARK South Dixie Street, London Features several age-specific playground areas, picnic shelter, bathroom facilities, walking trails and a dog park. Whitley Branch park is the wooded area adjoining the London Rotary Park on Dixie Street. Operated by the London Rotary Club. G ROVE R ECREATION A REA D ANIEL B OONE N ATIONAL F OREST Telephone — 523-2323 Website — fs.usda.gov Located on Ky. 1193 southwest of London on Laurel River Lake. Day use and boat ramp fee required. Picnic Areas / Playgrounds B EE R OCK R ECREATION A REA D ANIEL B OONE N ATIONAL F OREST Telephone — 864-4163 Website — fs.usda.gov Located 12 miles west of London on Ky. 192. Facilities include picnic sites, hiking trails, scenic overlooks, camping areas and a restored bridge built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Pulaski sites open April through October. Laurel sites open year-round. Page 52 — The Sentinel-Echo • Community Guide 2019 H OLLY B AY R ECREATION A REA D ANIEL B OONE N ATIONAL F OREST 674 Laurel Lake Road, London, KY 40741 Telephone — 878-8134 Website — fs.usda.gov Off Ky. 192, facilities include a campground, marina, picnic area, swimming beach and fishing piers. Operated jointly by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife. Day use and boat ramp fee required. J.M. F ELTNER 4-H C AMP KY 229, London, KY 40744 Telephone — 864-2770 Features a shelter and swimming pool that can be rented by the public, as well as a lake, cabins, craft house and a dining hall. Summer camps also held here. L AUREL B RIDGE R ECREATION A REA D ANIEL B OONE N ATIONAL F OREST Telephone — 864-4163 Website — fs.usda.gov Located off Ky. 312 about two miles west of Corbin, facility includes picnic shelter with fireplace and grill, scenic overlooks and hiking trails. A large play field with baseball diamond is situated adjacent to the shelter. Day use and boat ramp fee required. L EVI J ACKSON W ILDERNESS R OAD S TATE P ARK U.S. 25 & KY 229, London, KY 40744 Telephone — 330-2130 Website — parks.ky.gov/parks/recreationparks/ levi-jackson/ The park encompasses over 800 acres and includes the Defeated Camp Pioneer Burial Ground, and the Mountain Life Museum. A 136- site campground features year-round camping, utility hook-ups, a dump station, showers, activity room, rest rooms, laundry facility. There are three shelters that are open for public rental, a swimming pool, miniature golf course, hiking trails, amphitheater, playground and picnic facilities. RECREATION