Lake Trail

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Dawson Springs, Kentucky


1.8 miles, trailhead near lower parking area, travels around lake, up stone steps to bluff line, remote shelter at intersection of Lake & Pennyroyal Trails, wooden bridges and hand hewn steps

  • Length: 1.8 mi
  • Difficulty: Moderate

  • Hiking
General Description

Named for the Pennyroyal plant found in the woodlands surrounding the resort, Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park is a perfect back-to-nature get away. Located near Dawson Springs, visitors have plenty of activities to choose from. Plenty of trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riders, fishing in Pennyrile lake, and plenty of campsites. A lodge and 13 cottages are also available for overnight guests. Trail users may access the forty plus miles of trails in the Pennyrile State Forest via the new equestrian campground. This campground has eight pull through sites with all the ammenities one could ever need.


20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd.
Dawson Springs, KY 42408

Region: Western
County: Hopkins
Phone: 270-797-3421
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