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Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

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20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
270-797-3421

May 2019

Memorial Day Beach Blast

May 25 @ 10:00 am - May 27 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 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.

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June 2019

First Day Hike: Monthly Hiking Series

June 1 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on March 2, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on April 6, 2019 at 10:00am

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

One event on June 1, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
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Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will host a guided hike the 1st Saturday of every month! All hikes will meet in the lodge lobby. Hike times and trails will vary per month. Some hikes will require hikers to drive to another location on the neighboring Pennyrile State Forest or nearby Wildlife Management Areas.  Dress for the weather and bring your own water, snacks, and hiking stick. This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Leashed dogs are welcome…

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Moonlight Canoe Trip

June 15 @ 8:00 pm - August 17 @ 9:30 pm CDT
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One event on July 13, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 8:00pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
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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: $25/canoe. 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.

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July 2019

Beach Blast

July 5 @ 10:00 am - July 7 @ 6:00 pm CDT
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One event on August 31, 2019 at 10:00am

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 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.

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First Day Hike: Monthly Hiking Series

July 6 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on March 2, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on April 6, 2019 at 10:00am

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

One event on June 1, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
+ Google Map

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will host a guided hike the 1st Saturday of every month! All hikes will meet in the lodge lobby. Hike times and trails will vary per month. Some hikes will require hikers to drive to another location on the neighboring Pennyrile State Forest or nearby Wildlife Management Areas.  Dress for the weather and bring your own water, snacks, and hiking stick. This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Leashed dogs are welcome…

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Moonlight Canoe Trip

July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 13, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 8:00pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
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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: $25/canoe. 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.

Find out more »

August 2019

First Day Hike: Monthly Hiking Series

August 3 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on March 2, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on April 6, 2019 at 10:00am

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

One event on June 1, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
+ Google Map

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will host a guided hike the 1st Saturday of every month! All hikes will meet in the lodge lobby. Hike times and trails will vary per month. Some hikes will require hikers to drive to another location on the neighboring Pennyrile State Forest or nearby Wildlife Management Areas.  Dress for the weather and bring your own water, snacks, and hiking stick. This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Leashed dogs are welcome…

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Moonlight Canoe Trip

August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 13, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 8:00pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
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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: $25/canoe. 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.

Find out more »

Beach Blast

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm CDT
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One event on August 31, 2019 at 10:00am

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 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.

Find out more »

September 2019

First Day Hike: Monthly Hiking Series

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on March 2, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on April 6, 2019 at 10:00am

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

One event on June 1, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
+ Google Map

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will host a guided hike the 1st Saturday of every month! All hikes will meet in the lodge lobby. Hike times and trails will vary per month. Some hikes will require hikers to drive to another location on the neighboring Pennyrile State Forest or nearby Wildlife Management Areas.  Dress for the weather and bring your own water, snacks, and hiking stick. This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Leashed dogs are welcome…

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Fall Scrapbooking Weekends

September 19 @ 8:00 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
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Enjoy a spacious table to work all weekend, plus a chance to win scrapbook-related prizes. Registration fee is $30 and is limited to 54 participants. To be added to the email distribution list send a request to [email protected]

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National Public Land’s Day

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 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!

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October 2019

First Day Hike: Monthly Hiking Series

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on March 2, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on April 6, 2019 at 10:00am

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

One event on June 1, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
+ Google Map

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will host a guided hike the 1st Saturday of every month! All hikes will meet in the lodge lobby. Hike times and trails will vary per month. Some hikes will require hikers to drive to another location on the neighboring Pennyrile State Forest or nearby Wildlife Management Areas.  Dress for the weather and bring your own water, snacks, and hiking stick. This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Leashed dogs are welcome…

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Oil Painting Weekend

October 11 - October 13
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
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If you've always wanted to learn how to paint, this is your weekend! Learn the wet-on-wet method of oil painting by creating your very own 16x20 landscape painting. Fees: $70 for one class or $130 for two classes and the Friday night program. Maximum of 17 participants per class, so sign up early.

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Fall Photography Weekend

October 18 - October 20
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
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Digital photography contest with evening programs presented by photography professionals. Photographs may be taken anywhere within the state park and forest. Bring your own camera. Online registration available. Day of registration is $35. Children 16 and under pay just $10. Lodging discount available.

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Spooky Extravaganza

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
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A full schedule of Halloween activities will be available for the weekend. Halloween crafts, trick-or-treating, and contests for best Jack-o-lantern, campsite decorating, and costumes, just to name a few.

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November 2019

First Day Hike: Monthly Hiking Series

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on March 2, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on April 6, 2019 at 10:00am

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

One event on June 1, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
+ Google Map

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will host a guided hike the 1st Saturday of every month! All hikes will meet in the lodge lobby. Hike times and trails will vary per month. Some hikes will require hikers to drive to another location on the neighboring Pennyrile State Forest or nearby Wildlife Management Areas.  Dress for the weather and bring your own water, snacks, and hiking stick. This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Leashed dogs are welcome…

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Thanksgiving Day Buffet

November 28 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm CST
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
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Clifty Creek Restaurant will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal with turkey and all the trimmings. Children under five years of age eat free. Contact the restaurant for more information.

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December 2019

Santa Visits the Park & Gift Shop Open House

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm CST
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
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When Santa visits Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park he spreads holiday cheer everywhere. Enjoy the festivities. $2 pictures with Santa in the lodge lobby! Items in the park gift shop will be discounted all day long for the Gift Shop Open House.

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First Day Hike: Monthly Hiking Series

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on March 2, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on April 6, 2019 at 10:00am

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

One event on June 1, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 7:45pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
+ Google Map

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will host a guided hike the 1st Saturday of every month! All hikes will meet in the lodge lobby. Hike times and trails will vary per month. Some hikes will require hikers to drive to another location on the neighboring Pennyrile State Forest or nearby Wildlife Management Areas.  Dress for the weather and bring your own water, snacks, and hiking stick. This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Leashed dogs are welcome…

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New Year’s Eve Celebration

December 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - January 1, 2020 @ 12:00 am CST
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408 United States
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Ring in the New Year at our fabulous New Year's Eve Celebration. One night package will include: one night lodging in one of  the Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park lodge rooms, dinner for two, dance with entertainment, hors d'oeuvres, party favors, and buffet breakfast for two. Buy a second night with your New Year's Eve package for half price. Dinner and dance tickets only also available. Also, enjoy our First Day hike on New Year's Day.

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