Kentucky State Employees

Commonwealth Connection

Take advantage of the Kentucky State Parks' Commonwealth Connection program which offers you reduced rates on lodge rooms and cottages at 11 resort parks, plus cottages at John James Audubon State Park. The discount is for all public employees, state, local and federal, as well as government retirees. It also applies to public school system employees and retirees.

Here’s an overview of your discounted costs for lodge rooms and cottages :

  • Lodge Room - $59.95
  • One Bedroom Cottage - $79.95
  • Two Bedroom Cottage - $89.95
  • Three Bedroom Cottage - $99.95

Add just $5 to the above rates to enjoy a getaway at these six resort parks: Barren River Lake, Cumberland Falls, Kentucky Dam Village, Lake Barkley, Lake Cumberland or Natural Bridge State Resort Parks through your connections. These parks are full of outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, water sports, hiking, biking and even education — and now you can save money every time you enjoy them.

All resort parks are open on weekends through the winter; weekday schedules vary by park.

Discount available November 1 through March 31. Use discount code TRCC when booking online. Click here to make a reservation. If booking by phone, be sure to mention the Commonwealth Connection to receive special rate.

Proof of government employment, past or present, may be required at check-in. Subject to availability. May exclude park special event weekends and holidays. For leisure travel only. Not to be combined with other offers. Applicable fees and taxes apply.



Kentucky State Government Employee Leisure Rate

Leisure Rate April-Oct: 15%
Select dropdown code SG15 under Special Rates when reserving online. Discount subject to availability. Must present valid Kentucky Government ID at check in. Discount applies to active state employees only. One accommodation at discounted rate per state employee. Leisure travel only, applicable for cottages as well as lodge rooms. Discount does not apply to state park campgrounds.