1:43pm

Thu August 11, 2011
The Commonwealth

Vote for A 'Facelift' for Cumberland Falls

 The Kentucky State Park system is taking part in the Coca-Cola “America is Your Park” campaign and is asking for people to vote for Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. The campaign encourages people to play, be active and to help give their favorite park a facelift.

“We have many state parks to choose from, but we are urging votes for Cumberland Falls because it is so well known in Kentucky and this region of the country,” said Kentucky Parks Commissioner Gerry van der Meer.

The top vote getter will receive a $100,000 recreation grant; second place $50,000 and third place $25,000.

Voting runs through Sept. 6. Visit www.LivePositively.com to vote for Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. You can vote as many times as you wish through the deadline.

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is located in southeast Kentucky. With a height of 68 feet, Cumberland Falls is often called the Niagara of the South.