Nature

First Saturday Hike: Monthly Hiking Series – at Pennyrile Forest

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. Hiking sticks are available for purchase in the park’s gift shop.

This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Leashed dogs are welcome on the hike. The hike is free and will last approximately two hours. Hikes will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain or hazardous weather/driving conditions. For more information about the hike, contact Pennyrile Forest’s recreation coordinator at [email protected] or 270-797-3421.

First Saturday Hike: Monthly Hiking Series – at Pennyrile Forest

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. Hiking sticks are available for purchase in the park’s gift shop.

This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Leashed dogs are welcome on the hike. The hike is free and will last approximately two hours. Hikes will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain or hazardous weather/driving conditions. For more information about the hike, contact Pennyrile Forest’s recreation coordinator at [email protected] or 270-797-3421.

National Public Land’s Day – at Pennyrile Forest

Bring your family, friends, students, or co-workers 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!

First Saturday Hike: Monthly Hiking Series – at Pennyrile Forest

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. Hiking sticks are available for purchase in the park’s gift shop.

This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Leashed dogs are welcome on the hike. The hike is free and will last approximately two hours. Hikes will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain or hazardous weather/driving conditions. For more information about the hike, contact Pennyrile Forest’s recreation coordinator at [email protected] or 270-797-3421.

National Public Land’s Day – at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

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!

Nature Fest at Jeffers Bend

Join the community for Nature Fest – a family event for health and wellness – held annually at Jeffers Bend! With activities ranging from a walk in the woods with master gardeners, to canoe tours on the lake, to a nature carnival with prizes, to storytelling and more . . . there’s tons of fun to be had by all!

Jeffers Bend is located on Metcalfe Lane, just off the intersection with North Main Street. Admission includes events, activities, and parking.
Admission – $10 per car | Active Duty Military with ID – Free | First Responders with ID – Free | $15 per bus (up to 25 people) | $30 per bus (26+ people)

For more information, call 270-885-5600 or 270-886-6719.

Summer Family Fun at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Join your family and friends for summer fun activities at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park!
For more information, call Pennyrile Forest at 270-797-3421 , or visit their Facebook page.

 

Summer Family Fun at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Join your family and friends for summer fun activities at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park!
For more information, call Pennyrile Forest at 270-797-3421 , or visit their Facebook page.

 

   

Summer Family Fun at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Join your family and friends for summer fun activities at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park!
For more information, call Pennyrile Forest at 270-797-3421 , or visit their Facebook page.

 

Benefit for the Bend at Jeffers Bend

Join your friends at Jeffers Bend on June 15th, 6:00-8:00 p.m., for the annual Benefit for the Bend!

Location: Christian County Extension Office, 2850 Pembroke Rd., Hopkinsville.
Dinner: Grilled pork chop, baked potato, salad and variety of desserts.
Music: H Trio Band.
Silent Auction: Over 70 items!
Cost: $25.00 per person or $180.00 per table of eight.
Call: 270-885-5600.
Event Proceeds: Provide more resources for ongoing operations at Jeffers Bend, such as for the gardens (Botanical, Butterfly, Children’s & Community), buildings & grounds maintenance, and various events (Students Field Days, Water Festival, Take Kids Fishing, NatureFest, TorchLight Tales, Christmas at the Bend, Trails, Hiking, etc.)