UNION, Ky. – The Kentucky Department of Parks is offering two bison calves for sale by auction.

The department is accepting sealed bids on the two male calves at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site Feb. 15 through noon, Feb. 29. The calves were born in April and July of 2015.

Questions and plans to see the bison should be arranged by contacting Paul Simpson at the park in Boone County. Call 859-384-3522 or email paul.simpson@ky.gov

Bids should include your name, address and daytime telephone number. Please make sure to specify the lot number(s) you are bidding.    A $100 deposit is required with all bids (check or money order); deposit will be returned to all non-winning bidders.  Checks should be made out to Big Bone Lick State Historic Site. Bids should be sent to:

The Kentucky Department of Parks

Bison Sealed Bid

c/o Kim Stamper

Capital Plaza Tower

500 Mero Street

Frankfort, Ky. 40601


Contact: Gil Lawson,

502-564-8110, ext 168

The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges — more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at http://www.parks.ky.gov