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Region Western Kentucky

Dawson Springs, Kentucky is a "Very Special Place" - boasting a rich heritage as the "health resort of the upper south" in former days and offering a treasure trove of heritage tourism and recreation today.  Located in the heart of the Pennyrile Region at the gateway of the Western Waterland Region of Kentucky, the city is bordered to the south by one of the largest state forests in Kentucky, the Pennyrile State Forest, a 15,000 acre forest ready to offer a vast opportunity for adventure tourism from watching birds and wildlife to hunting, fishing, miles of equestrian, mountain bike riding and hiking trails.

Whether you seek adventure, respite, appreciation of nature's beauty, or glimpses of history, Dawson Springs has something very special in store for you.

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park