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Total Solar Eclipse Festivities Dawson Springs, KY

  • Total Solar Eclipse Festivities

LOCATION

20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
Dawson Springs, KY 42408
DETAILS:
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will be one of the best spots around to view the Total Solar Eclipse occurring on August 21, 2017!

To celebrate this momentous occasion the park will be offering programming Thursday August 17 through Monday August 21, 2017. CLICK HERE to view the activities schedule!

Click here for info about the viewing party!
Click here for Lake Registration Form!

Highlights:
Night Sky Viewing Thursday-Monday Night beginning at 8:00P.M. meet at the pro-shop
Eclipse Beach Party Saturday and Sunday 10:00A.M. to 6:00P.M.
Knox County NASA Space Balloon Presentation Sunday August 21st at 4:00 P.M. at the meeting room
Pre-Eclipse Presentation by George Lomaga, who has experienced 10 total solar eclipses Sunday August 21 at 7:00P.M. at the meeting room
Eclipse Viewing Party August 21, 2017

Fees: On Monday August 21, 2017 there will be a $10 per person fee to enter the Eclipse Viewing Party on the golf course, the fee collector will be posted on the Lodge Entrance. There will be a $5 per car parking fee to be admitted to the beach area on Monday August 21, 2017, the fee collector will be stationed at the beginning of the Campground Entrance. All Eclipse Programming will occur at the Eclipse Viewing Party on the golf course. Entrance Fees are for Day-use guests only.

Boat Rentals and Launch Fees: Today Only Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park's Canoes, Kayaks, and Pedal boats are only rentable by the day. Daily Rate for August 21, 2017 is $30 for pedal boats, and $40 for canoes/kayaks. A non-refundable $15 launch fee will be charged to all privately owned boats. All launch fees must be paid in advance. Only 40 launch fees will be accepted. Gasoline Engines are not allowed on Pennyrile Lake. Pennyrile Lake does not have a boat ramp. All privately owned boats must be able to be carried to and from the lake without assistance from park staff. All boaters must wear life jackets at all times. All boats will be affixed with glow sticks, so that they will be visible in the dark. Beach/boat dock area closes at 7PM.
CONTACT:
Haley Joseph
20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd,
Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Phone: (270) 797-3421
Email: Haley.Joseph@ky.gov
DATES & TIMES:
Aug 17 - Aug 21, 2017  /  10:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.