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August 2020

Saturday of the Month Hiking Series

August 8 @ 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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Moonlight Canoe and Kayak Trip

August 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 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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September 2020

Beach Blast

September 5 @ 10:00 am - September 7 @ 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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Saturday of the Month Hiking Series

September 5 @ 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
+ 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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Fall Scavenger Hunt Hike

September 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum, 642 Nebo Road
Madisonville, KY United States
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Mahr Park Arboretum is kicking off fall with a fun and challenging hike with a scavenger hunt! The hike will be led by Kimberly Shaw. Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the weather. Call (270) 584-9017 for more information. 

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National Public Land’s Day

September 28
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One event on September 28, 2020 at 12:00 am

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY United States
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Bring your family, friends, students, or coworkers 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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October 2020

Saturday of the Month Hiking Series

October 3 @ 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
+ 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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Fall Dog Friendly Hike

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum, 642 Nebo Road
Madisonville, KY United States
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A fall hike in the woods led by guide Chip Tate and your furry canine friend is welcome to attend, provided it is non-aggressive. Please pick up after your pet and retractable leads are not recommended. Meet at the Welcome Center 10 minutes prior to the hike and wear weather appropriate clothing and shoes. Insect repellent is recommended. Call (270) 584-9017 for more information.

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November 2020

Saturday of the Month Hiking Series

November 7 @ 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
+ 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 2020

Saturday of the Month Hiking Series

December 5 @ 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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Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission

28 Sugg Street
Madisonville, Kentucky 42431

270.821.4171
877.243.5280