Department of Parks
Pennyrile Forest Offers Challenging Guided Hikes in September
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. – Pennyrile State Forest Resort Park is offering outdoors aficionados a chance to participate in naturalist-guided hikes on two Saturdays in September.
The hikes will take place on Sept. 13 and Sept. 27.
“Adventure Pennyrile Forest” offers a challenging hike on half of the Pennyrile Nature Trail for a registration fee of $12 per person. The registration fee includes: transportation, a bottle of water, a snack, and Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park Patch. Registered participants can get a 10% discount off park lodging.
The hike traverses more than 6 miles in Pennyrile State Forest and Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. The trail rating is difficult.
There must be at least four participants signed up one week in advance of the hike date for the hike to take place.
For more information contact Park Naturalist Rebecca Clark at 800-325-1711 or email@example.com.
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park is the perfect back to nature hideaway. The park is totally surrounded by Pennyrile State Forest, giving it a secluded atmosphere. The park features a lodge, cottages, campgrounds, and the Clifty Creek Restaurant. Activities range from boating to fishing and golf.
The resort is 20 miles northwest of Hopkinsville, on KY. 109 N. From the Western Kentucky Parkway, exit at Dawson Springs and take KY 109 south.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov.