Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park


Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Dawson Springs, KY
United States

Surrounded by rolling hills, this 863-acre forest hideaway on the edge of Hopkins County features regularly scheduled, naturalist- led nature activities, as well as mountain biking, horseback riding, canoeing, hiking, swimming, golf, tennis, camping, and more. Pennyrile Forest offers 8 pull-through campsites specifically designed for horse owners. These sites feature electric, water and sewer hook-ups. Each site has its own corresponding hitching posts for up to four horses along with other amenities. A 1.25 mile horse trail near the campground connects horseback riders to the 40+ miles of horse trails on the adjacent Pennyrile State forest.


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  • Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
    20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
    Dawson Springs, KY 42408
    270.797.3421, 800.325.1711
    Contact: Donnie Jones

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