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June 2020

Moonlight Canoe and Kayak Trip

June 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on June 6, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on July 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY United States
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$15

We will use the almost full moon to guide us over the water to see what creatures are using the lake. Trips will last about 2 hours on the water. Bring water, bug spray, and flashlight. Fee: $15 per person. Participants must be 10+ years. Must register 1 week before the canoe trip. Six canoes are available. Groups may schedule their own personal trip on other dates close to the full moon. Please register 1 week before the trip by…

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Saturday of the Month Hiking Series

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 4, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

One event on January 1, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on February 1, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on March 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 4, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 2, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 4, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on September 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

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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Fun Phone Photography Hike

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum, 642 Nebo Road
Madisonville, KY United States
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The Fun Phone Photography Hike is the final hike in Mahr Park Arboretum's Spring Hiking Series. It will be led by Kimberley Shaw and Kelly Gates. Hiking participants will have an opportunity to take pictures of nature with their phones that may be used on social media. Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the weather. Call (270) 584-9017 for more information. 

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Fun in the Sun, Summer Solstice Hike

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum, 642 Nebo Road
Madisonville, KY United States
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Let’s get ready for summer and longer days while enjoying a nature hike at Mahr Park Arboretum! The Fun in the Sun, Summer Solstice Hike will be led by Maria Bailey. A summer-themed activity will follow the hike. Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the weather. Call (270) 584-9017 for more information. 

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July 2020

Beach Blast

July 3 @ 10:00 am - July 5 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on July 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on September 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

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. Tie-dye t-shirts, music, and a beach volleyball tournament. The concession stand will be selling family friendly foods. For more information, call (270) 797-3421.

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Moonlight Canoe and Kayak Trip

July 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on June 6, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on July 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY United States
+ Google Map
$15

We will use the almost full moon to guide us over the water to see what creatures are using the lake. Trips will last about 2 hours on the water. Bring water, bug spray, and flashlight. Fee: $15 per person. Participants must be 10+ years. Must register 1 week before the canoe trip. Six canoes are available. Groups may schedule their own personal trip on other dates close to the full moon. Please register 1 week before the trip by…

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Saturday of the Month Hiking Series

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 4, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

One event on January 1, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on February 1, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on March 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 4, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 2, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 4, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on September 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

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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Creatures of the Night Hike

July 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum, 642 Nebo Road
Madisonville, KY United States
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Learn about the nocturnal creatures that might be seen or heard on a night hike in the woods at Mahr Park Arboretum. This guided hike will be led by Amanda Donnelly. Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the weather. Call (270) 584-9017 for more information. 

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August 2020

Kayaking Under the Moon

August 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum, 642 Nebo Road
Madisonville, KY United States
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Experience nature after dark along the shorelines from a kayak or canoe. This nighttime experience at Mahr Park Arboretum will be led by Maria Bailey. Kayaks are available to rent from Mahr Park Arboretum or you can bring your own. Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the weather. Call (270) 584-9017 for more information. 

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Moonlight Canoe and Kayak Trip

August 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 6, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on July 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY United States
+ Google Map
$15

We will use the almost full moon to guide us over the water to see what creatures are using the lake. Trips will last about 2 hours on the water. Bring water, bug spray, and flashlight. Fee: $15 per person. Participants must be 10+ years. Must register 1 week before the canoe trip. Six canoes are available. Groups may schedule their own personal trip on other dates close to the full moon. Please register 1 week before the trip by…

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Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission

28 Sugg Street
Madisonville, Kentucky 42431

270.821.4171
877.243.5280