Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, Prestonsburg

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Jenny Wiley State Resort Park was founded as Dewey Lake State Park on January 1, 1954, with Dewey Lake near Prestonsburg, Kentucky as its centerpiece. It was renamed in the early 1950s for Virginia "Jenny" Wiley, a pioneer woman who is remembered as a survivor of captivity by Native Americans. It became one of the resort parks in the state in 1962 with the opening of the May Lodge.
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  • First : maintain the cabins. Bottom of screen door allowed chipmunk to come in and explore. Mold in tub and shower, cobwebs in bathroom/ hall, screened in porch. Bathroom floor filthy with long...  more »
  • This place is nothing like it use to be, very disappointed! I will not be back. Our room didn’t have a fridge or microwave! No place to eat, we had to drive to prestonsburg to eat! I would...  more »
  • Beautiful scenery tucked away in Eastern Kentucky. Lodge was very nice an affordable. Pool was lovely. Food was delicious and staff was courteous and very helpful. Lake is beautiful with pontoon rental available. A great place any time of year.
  • A very good Kentucky state park. There are many great activities around the park. Including swimming, fishing, and boating. The park has a Lodge with dining area and bar. They offer all you can eat buffet during the summer season. Wonderful place to go for a quick trip or a long stay.
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