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November 2019

Walk-A-Dog Wednesday

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hopkins County Humane Society, 2210 Laffoon Trail
Madisonville, KY 42431 United States
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Walk-A-Dog Wednesday is a great way to volunteer time at a local shelter and spend time with shelter dogs! From 10 AM to 2 PM, you can come to the Hopkins County Humane Society Laffoon Trail location and get a dog out of a cage for a stroll around the lake and propety! They have eight 30 minute sessions blocked out for maximum fun and cannot wait to see everyone out and about in the sun! Each 30 minute session…

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Opt to Be Outside Hike

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Mahr Park Arboretum, 642 Nebo Road
Madisonville, KY United States
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Mahr Park Arboretum's first hike in their winter Family Hike series. The "Opt to Be Outside Hike" will be led by Maria Bailey. Not interested in the crowds or madness or the mall? Want to walk off some of the Thanksgiving meal? Here's your chance to spend some family time together enjoying the quiet beauty of nature at Mahr Park Arboretum. Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the weather. Call 270-584-9017 for more information. 

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December 2019

First Saturday of the Month Hike

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 1, 2019 at 7:45 pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45 pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 7:45 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY United States
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Free

The Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park naturalist will lead a free hike on the first Saturday of each month. Winter hikes will focus on rock formations, sunsets, and landscapes glistening with ice and snow. Enjoy native wildflowers blooming during the spring hikes and take a break from the heat during evening summer hikes. Don't miss the fall hikes to see the changing color of the forest.Hikes vary from half-mile to 3-miles, with easy to moderate terrain. Wear proper clothing and…

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Winter Solstice Hike

December 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum, 642 Nebo Road
Madisonville, KY United States
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The second hike in Mahr Park Arboretum's Winter Hike Series. The "Winter Solstice Hike" will be led by Virginia Call. Observe the shortest day of the year with a short family nature hike followed by something warm to drink and an indoor activity or craft. Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the weather. Call 270-584-9017 for more information. 

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January 2020

Winter Family Nature Hike

January 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum, 642 Nebo Road
Madisonville, KY United States
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The third hike in Mahr Park Arboretum's Winter Family Hike series. The "Winter Family Nature Hike" will be led by Kim Shaw. Join the first Family Nature Hike of 2020 and find out what nature looks and feels like in January. An inside activity or craft will follow the hike. Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the weather. Call 270-584-9017 for more information. 

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February 2020

National Dog Walking Day Hike

February 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum, 642 Nebo Road
Madisonville, KY United States
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The final hike in Mahr Park Arboretum's Winter Family Hike series. The National Dog Walking Day Hike will be led by Chip Tate. Dogs aren't normally allowed on the Family Nature Hikes; not because they aren't loved or wanted, but because not everyone is comfortable around dogs. This hike is dedicated to our best fur friends provided they are well behaved, non-aggressive, and a normal (non retractable) leash is used. Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the weather. Call 270-584-9017…

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Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission

28 Sugg Street
Madisonville, Kentucky 42431

270.821.4171
877.243.5280