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Pennyrile Forest Trails

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Pennyroyal Trail

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Dawson Springs, Kentucky


1.4 mile looped trail, trailhead located atop sandstone steps along secondary bluffline overlooking the beach, bear right after passing wooden shelter and move upstream into deeper woodlands, oak-hickory forest gives way to mixed hardwood forest, crests at ridgetop and quickly descends to intersect Lake Trail at another remote wooden shelter, bear right to return to beach/boat dock area and trailhead, rated moderately strenuous.

  • Length: 1.4 mi
  • Hiking

Peter Bowles
20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd.
Dawson Springs, KY 42408

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