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PENNYRILE FOREST STATE RESORT PARK, KY

Status: Open through Wed Dec 31 2014
Max reservation window: Tue Dec 29 2015
44 site(s) found

Description

The park is situated in the middle of 14,000 plus acres of forest. We have a 56 acre lake with pedal boats and row boats. There are miles of hiking trails that meander through the forest. It is a great place to get back to nature. We also have an 18 hole golf course, tennis and basketball court, and a lodge with a full service dinning room.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Admin Service, Copying
  • Admin Service, Faxing
  • Amphitheater
  • Bath House
  • Bathhouse
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating, Jon (Paddle)
  • Boating, Pedal
  • Cabins
  • Cable Tv
  • Camper Appreciation Weekend
  • Campground Host
  • Campground Host
  • Camping improved site
  • Camping backcountry
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Catering
  • Cottages
  • Dining
  • Dock, Boat
  • Docks, Fishing/Crabbing
  • Dump Station
  • Dump Station camper
  • Emergency Services
  • Field Sports/Activities
  • Fire Rings
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fishing
  • Fishing park lake
  • Golf
  • Golfing
  • Grills
  • Group/Community facility
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Moderate
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseshoes
  • Jogging/Running
  • Laundry
  • Lifeguards (Seasonal)
  • Lodging group facilities
  • Lodging, Cabins
  • Maintenance Facility
  • Maintenance, Facility
  • Meeting Space
  • Motel
  • Mountain Trail Bicycles
  • Musical Performances
  • Officer/Ranger Station
  • Park Lake (Fishing Only)
  • Parking
  • Pay Phone
  • Photography
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Playground
  • Putt-Putt
  • Putt-Putt course
  • Ranger Station
  • Rantels boat pedal
  • Recreation Programs
  • Rentail Seasonal concessions
  • Rentals, Boat, Jon (paddle)
  • Rentals,Boat,Canoe
  • Restaurant
  • Restroom
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Snacks
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Retail, Supplies
  • Scenic driving routes
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming - Lake
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Trail, Hiking/Walking, Easy
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Difficult Hiking
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Volleyball
  • Volleyball Net
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lane
  • Water Drinking
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Archery
  • Camping, Equestrian
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • ATM (available in Lodge Lobby)
  • ATM/ Cash Machine
  • Art & Museum
  • Fishing River
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Grocery store
  • Hiking Difficult
  • Horse Rentals
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Maintenance, Boat
  • Maintenance, Rv/Camper
  • Mantenance,vehicle
  • Medical Clinic
  • Museum
  • Newspapers
  • Propane
  • Retail, Bait & Tackle
  • Retail, Bait &Tackle
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Swimming - River
  • Town
  • ball field
Within 10 Miles
  • Camping equestrain group
  • Churches
  • Field sport/activities
  • Pay Telephone
  • Swimming - Pool
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • Antiquing
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boating
  • Boating, Power
  • Car Rental
  • Car rentals
  • Fruit /Produce Picking
  • Hospital
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kennel
  • Mall
  • Rock Climbing
  • Shopping
  • Skiing - Water
  • Water Access, River/Stream
  • Water Skiing
Alerts and Important Information

Please note:

Kentucky Campground sites can be occupied by a maximum of 8 occupants. 4 adults, 17 years old and above and minor children are included in the base price. If more than 4 adults are going to be on the site, an additional $5.00 per night per adult will be collected upon arrival at the park.

  • The maximum reservation window is 12 months in advance to the date.
  • New Inventory is made available when the call center opens.
  • There is a 1 night minimum stay during the week at all parks.
  • There is a 2 night minimum stay on peak season weekends at all parks with the exception of the Kentucky Horse Park.
  • The minimum stay on peak season weekends at the Kentucky Horse Park is 1 night.
  • Customers may arrive on a Friday or Saturday and stay a minimum of two nights.
  • Customer service is authorized to fill in any empty spaces caused by the 2-night weekend stay rule.
  • Please note the following:

  • Longer minimum night stays are required at most campgrounds during holiday periods.
  • Parks prohibits the importation firewood by campers from any state outside of Kentucky. This is in an effort to help prevent the introduction of the Emerald Ash Borer into the state. Firewood is available for sale in the state park campgrounds. http://parks.ky.gov/regulations/firewood.htm
  • Please note that the Kentucky Department of Parks permits the use of non-licensed vehicles in campgrounds, including golf carts, only by those individuals with a disability. This policy will be enforced for the safety of all guests.
  • Kentucky Campground sites can be occupied by a maximum of 8 occupants. Four (4) adults and children 16 and under are included in the base rate. Each additional adult is $5.00 per night will be collected upon arrival at the park. Beach Closed due to water level. Please contact the Park for additional information.
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    37.07222, -87.65611
    37°4'20"N, 87°39'22"W

    Pennyrile Forest is located in Western Kentucky. From the Western Kentucky Parkway take exit 24 to Hwy 109 south and follow to Pennyrile entrance about 7 miles outside Dawson Springs.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    PENNYRILE FOREST STATE RESORT PARK
    20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd
    Dawson Springs  KY  42408

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (270)797-3421