pennyrile forest state resort park

11:56 am
Thu June 18, 2015

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park Offers Wilderness Hikes, 1st of Each Month

1.8-mile Lake Trail at Pennyrile Forest
Credit Pennyrile Forest,

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park near Dawson Springs offers wilderness hikes of varying lengths the first of every month as part of a national initiative to help people get out and get active. Naturalist and Recreation Supervisor Rebecca Clark leads the hikes and speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the upcoming hikes this summer.

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6:00 am
Wed December 31, 2014

Kentucky State Parks to Host Guided Hikes on New Year's Day

A winter hike at Pine Mountain State Resort Park.
Credit Kentucky Parks Department

The Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park is offering visitors a chance to start their new year’s resolutions off right.

Several state parks across the Commonwealth are offering “First Day” guided hikes on January 1st. State park hiking trails remain open through the winter season, weather permitting. 

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3:45 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Dawson Springs to Add Pedestrian-Friendly Trail

Credit City of Dawson Springs/Facebook

Kentuckians near Dawson Springs will soon have access to a pedestrian-friendly trail that connects the town to the Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park.

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3:35 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Heavy Rains Cause Temporary Beach Closure at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Sandy Beach, Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Heavy rains have forced Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park to temporarily close the beach on Pennyrile Lake for safety reasons until repairs can be made. 

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