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August 2019

Beach Blast

August 31 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 6:00 pm
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY United States
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Lots of fun, family-friendly activities will be held at the beach all day long. Make tie-dye t-shirts, enjoy music, and play in the beach volleyball tournament. For more information, call (270) 797-3421.

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September 2019

First Saturday of the Month Hike

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 4, 2019 at 7:00 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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Wet & Water Loving Native Plants

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum, 642 Nebo Road
Madisonville, KY United States
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Alicia Bosela, owner of Ironweed Native Plant Nursery in Columbia, Ky., will present a program on the best native plant species for a rain garden or wet area. The program will be followed by a native plant sale. Local source seed used to grow the plants and all are nursery propagated.

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National Public Land’s Day

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY United States
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Bring your family, friends, students, or co-workers to spend the day outdoors giving back to your community by pulling invasive species, maintaining trails, picking up trash and more. Your work will help ensure that Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will continue to be a beautiful place for all to enjoy. For more information, call (270) 797-3421. 

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Fall Scavenger Hunt

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum, 642 Nebo Road
Madisonville, KY United States
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Families and children will explore the outdoors and sharpen their observation skills in this scavenger hunt. Suitable for children ages 8 years old and up.

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October 2019

First Saturday of the Month Hike

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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
+ Google Map
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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November 2019

First Saturday of the Month Hike

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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
+ Google Map
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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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
+ Google Map
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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Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission

28 Sugg Street
Madisonville, Kentucky 42431

270.821.4171
877.243.5280