Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs

3.8
#34 of 60 in Nature in Kentucky
State Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park is a park located near Dawson Springs, Kentucky in Hopkins County. The park encompasses 863 acres (349 ha) and takes its name from a colloquial form of the word pennyroyal, a small flowering plant native to the area. Park features include a 24-room lodge with restaurant, 12 cottages, campground, multi-purpose trails, 18-hole golf course, and 56-acre (23 ha) lake with non-motorized boat rentals. The park was sited around an existing lake, behind a dam originally built in 1938.
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  • This was my first visit to this beautiful place! I can imagine it’s very busy in the summer but fall was the perfect time for me as I wanted quiet. Getting there is pretty straightforward using...  more »
  • Very enjoyable place to go. Very relaxing and peaceful. The staff is great and very accommodating. The experience was a perfect get away for the weekend.  more »
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  • Phenomenal place! Extremely clean, beyond nice, wonderful location, awesome staff around, and perfect for all ages and groups! Went out here with my wife, in-laws, and closest friends. We will definitely be back for sure! Beyond memorable and exciting!
  • We had a great time camping out all week! It would have been nice if the beach part had a full shower in it though. Other than that it was awesome! We were camping right by the kids play area and they were able to just go out and play on the equipment: I didn't see any problems with the equipment as everything was in working order. The bathrooms were kept up really nice at the campground and if anybody had a problem we could just call and they would fix it.

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