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Hopkins County Parks offer abundant outdoor recreation opportunities such as fishing, hunting, boating and golfing. Year round supervised recreational programs for all ages are provided by Madisonville’s 480 acres of park land. Madisonville’s 185-acre Municipal Park includes a nine-hole golf course, Olympic size pool, and picnic areas. Two local country clubs sport 18 hole golf courses and the Municipal Park includes a nine-hole golf course. Supervised baseball leagues, football and basketball teams, and tennis and golf clinics are also sponsored by the city and local civic groups. The YMCA complex, a movie theater, roller-skating rink, and bowling alley are just a few of the indoor recreational opportunities

Lake Malone State Park is located in Muhlenberg county. The lake is enclosed by dramatic 50-foot sandstone bluffs rising above the water’s edge and surrounded by hardwood forests. The park has a campground, marina, beach and hiking trail. Located near the lake is the easy-rated hiking Laurel Trail. This trail provides picturesque views of many rock walls, once used as shelters by Native Americans. Mountain laurel, holly, dogwood and wildflowers provide a rich tapestry of native flora. Lake Malone State Park also offers a sand beach with a lifeguard on duty. A bathhouse with showers rest rooms, and a vending area is available.

Contact information:

Madisonville City Park
745 City Park Dr,
Madisonville, KY 42431
Phone: (270) 824-2156

Lake Malone State Park
331 State Route Road 8001
Dunmore, KY 42339-0093
Phone: (270) 657-2111
E-mail: LakeMalone@ky.gov


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