Summer Solstice Night Hike

Join us on Saturday, June 18, 2022 as we celebrate the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. The summer solstice occurs when one of Earth’s poles has it’s maximum tilt toward the sun! On this hike you will learn about the science of the summer solstice and experience a guided hike as the…

Weekend Picks: June 3rd-5th

There is always something exciting happening in Madisonville- Hopkins County! Whether it’s a festival, a concert, an art exhibit, or connecting with the outdoors, you’ll find several enticing activities on our calendar.  Check out this weekends top picks! Martina McBride in Concert June 3 @ 7:00 pm Hopkins County Veterans Memorial (N. Main St. Madisonville)…

Weekend Picks: March 18th-20th

There is always something exciting happening in Madisonville- Hopkins County! Whether it’s a festival, a concert, an art exhibit, or connecting with the outdoors, you’ll find several enticing activities on our calendar.  Check out this weekends top picks! Spring Bouquet Paint Party Friday, March 18 @ 6pm Kentucky Movers & Makers Grab your friends and…

Great Backyard Bird Count

Join hike leaders Heather Staggs, Susan Scholze, Michael Meadows, and Chip Tate as we watch, learn, and celebrate birds. Meet at the Welcome Center. Wear appropriate hiking shoes and bring your birdwatching gear.

Bark About Hike

Join hike leaders Michael Meadows and Chip Tate as we explore the forest with our furry friends.Safety is always our first priority at Mahr Park Arboretum, so we ask all dog owners to keep their dogs on a 6-8′ leash. If you use a reel leash, please keep your fur-baby close during the hike to…

Saturday of the Month Hiking Series

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…

Saturday of the Month Hiking Series

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…

Saturday of the Month Hiking Series

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…

Fall Dog Friendly Hike

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…

Saturday of the Month Hiking Series

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…