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Pennyrile Forest State Park Lodge

  • address 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., Dawson Springs, KY 42408

The 24-room stone lodge at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park overlooks Pennyrile Lake near Dawson Springs. Rooms are available by late afternoon, and lodge room check-out is 11 a.m., local time. Thirteen cottages are also available, with a handful on the lake with private docks. No more than two pets are allowed per room/cottage.

The campground is open seasonally from mid-March to mid-November, with the equestrian campsites open year-round. Equestrian campsites are available only by calling the park directly at (270) 797-3421. Availability of equestrian campsites may be limited if not booked at least 10 days in advance. Camping check-in is 1 p.m., and camping check-out is noon.

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park is a picturesque retreat surrounded by more than 14,000 acres of the beautiful Pennyrile State Forest in western Kentucky. Named for the tiny Pennyroyal plant found in the area, the park is the perfect back-to-nature hideaway. Let the sights and sounds of the Pennyrile Forest refresh your senses while exploring your favorite outdoor activities.