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Panther Creek Park, Owensboro

#4 of 6 in Parks in Owensboro
Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Located off of Highway 81 on Wayne Bridge Road, Panther Creek Park features 4 screened-in shelters and 3 open air pavilions. Shelters are available for rental April 1 - October 31 each year. Many groups host company picnics, family reunions and birthday parties. Wedding are frequently held at the two gazebos in the park.

The park also boasts a 6 acre lake that is regularly stocked by the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife. Waterfowl and turtles also call the lake home, making it a wonderful educational experience. Fishing guidelines follow those of the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife and are posted at the park.

Seven walking trails wind throughout the park with 1,800 feet of elevated trails. Visitors are invited to explore the wetlands as well as wooded areas. Trails are handicapped accessible. You can find our trail guide here.

Six ball diamonds are available, accommodating softball and baseball. Regional and national level tournaments are played at Panther Creek Park nearly every weekend during the summer, Local leagues play and practice at the park throughout the week.
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  • We was there for our grandson's baseball tournament. The ball fields were well kept and clean surroundings. Friendly staff and nice concession area. The recreation park was a nice place to walk and....  more »
  • Love all the elevated trails through the woods. Great place to get out and enjoy nature. Will have to come back to this place in the future.  more »
  • The shelter was really nice and large. We enjoyed being out there for the wedding and reception. The fans inside were nice. We will definitely use this park more in the future for children's parties and adult get togethers.
  • Nice clean trails. Beautiful park. We saw a busy park: people enjoying frisbee golf, birthday party, and a big community Labor Day weekend party.

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