En Vogue in Concert

En Vogue is coming to Madisonville City Park! This free summer concert event features a variety of live bands, food vendors, a beer garden, and children’s activities such as an inflatable bouncing castle and Chalk Zone.

Bret Michaels at 4th Fest

Bret Michaels is coming to Madisonville for Fourth Fest! This free summer concert event features a variety of live bands, food vendors, a beer garden, and children’s activities such as an inflatable bouncing castle and Chalk Zone.    

Spooky Extravaganza

Come enjoy our Halloween activities! We will be making “It’s Fall Y’all” Shirts, and have contests for best Jack-o-lantern, campsite decorating, and costumes! We will even have a Halloween trail decorated for you to enjoy. Come camp and see what prizes you can win on this spooky weekend. We will provide treat bags for guests…

National Public Land’s Day

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)…

Fall Scavenger Hunt Hike

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. 

Beach Blast

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.

Kayaking Under the Moon

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. 

Creatures of the Night Hike

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. 

Fun in the Sun, Summer Solstice Hike

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. 

Fun Phone Photography Hike

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…