Historic Riverside Park, Dawson Springs


Historic Riverside Park Dawson Springs, KY
United States

An authentic reconstruction of the legendary Dawson Springs diamond where the Pittsburg Pirates held spring training in the early 1900s. Take in a Tradewater Pirates minor league game and enjoy cheese-smothered, deep-fried, and sugar-coated ballpark concessions at The Hardball Café.


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    20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
    Dawson Springs, KY 42408
    270.797.3421, 800.325.1711
    Contact: Donnie Jones

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    Hiking and birding trail with unique rock overhangs, bluffs, and small caves. Primitive camping only. 729 acres immediately south of Dawson Springs on Kentucky 109 at the Hopkins-Christian County line.

  • 9 Holes {Public}
    Owner/Manager: Sam Jones
    20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
    Dawson Springs, KY 42408
    Phone: (270)797-3421

    The course is fairly flat with lots of trees, several small lakes and a creek winding through it. The following facilities are available: Pro shop, cart rental, putting green, and dining room.

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