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Kentucky state parks, aquatic centers reopen June 1 and fishing tournaments resume on that date. Gov. Beshear says

Gov. Beshear announced Friday during his briefing that more areas will be reopening like state parks.

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky is slowly reopening and Friday Governor Andy Beshear announced a few more popular areas that will be opening to the public in early June. 

During is 5:00 p.m. briefing, Beshear said the following things will reopen on June 1:

  • Auto/Dirt Track Racing
  • Aquatic Centers
  • Bowling Alleys
  • Fishing Tournaments
  • Fitness Centers
  • Kentucky State Park Lodges
  • Movie Theaters
  • Salato Wildlife Education Center

According to the Associated Press, Beshear said the parks will reopen in an effort to revive tourism revenue in the bluegrass state. He says four state resort parks being used to house some coronavirus patients won’t reopen to the public on June 1

Resort parks that will not open June 1 are:

  • Lake Cumberland
  • Lake Barkley
  • Blue Licks Battlefield
  • Buckhorn Lake

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