Dawson Springs Museum  <facebook>

Dawson Springs Library Story Hour &  Historic Murals

18 hole golf course – Pennyrile State Park

Scenic Mill Dam , Trade Water River, & Riverside Park, all wood stadium

Lake Beshear Skiing, Boating, Fishing

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park  <facebook >

Jones-Keeney Public Rifle Range

Dawson Springs Flea Market

Cotton’s Auction House

Dawson Springs Public Swimming Pool

Farmer’s Market Friday

Dawson Springs Raceway R/C cars

Circle T Ranch Horseback Rides

Antique Coca-Cola Window Display

McGregor’s Orchard

Rita’s Front Porch Singing


Smoke Free Restaurants

West Dawson Trailtown Dance Barn

Alcohol served by drink, some locations

Trail town Spirits


Los Cuatro Amigo

Becky’s Home Cooking / Plate Lunches

Food Giant Deli w/Fried Chicken

Subway, Ideal Market

Dairy Queen

Godfathers Pizza / Minit Mart

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Par,  menu / buffet  <facebook >

Arts & Culture

Glema Mahr Fine Arts Center, Madisonville, KY.

Dawson Springs Area Museum

Historic Darby House

Adsmore House, Princeton, KY.

Amish Community, Crofton, KY.


Naimoli Estate Vineyard & Winery

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park indoor or outdoor wedding

Justice of the Peace / Magistrate

Entertainment Pluz

Hollie’s Florist

White Dove Releases

Charlie Beshears Photography

Wayne Hall Photography

Mike Howton Photography

Health & Fitness

City Park Fitness Walking Trail

City Park Public Swimming Pool

Brushy Fork Health Spa & Gifts

Britt’s Chiropractic

2 Tennis Courts

Outside Basketball Court

4 Baseball and Softball Fields

River & Lake Canoe & Kayaking

City Park Playground swings and slide

Hotels / Lodging

Pennyrile State Resort Park, 24 lodge rooms,13 cabins, 68 campsites, RV parking

Pennyrile State Resort Park,  Equestrian Campsites, Primitive Camping allowed in the forest

Six RV  Parking Sites, Primitive camping sites allowed at Riverside Park

Hopkins County area Hotels & Lodging

Hopkins County area Bed & Breakfast


Food Giant

Minit Mart

Tobacco Shack

Blackhawk Liquors

Hayes Hardware

Brasher’s Hardware

Dollar Store

Meeting Rooms & Reception

Dawson Spring Library 100 Seats With Kitchen

Dawson Springs Community Center 2 rooms, 150 + 50 with Kitchen

Pennyrile State Resort Park – 2 meeting  rooms, dining room seating 200 +

West Kentucky 4-H Camp

Recreation, Hunting & Fishing

Jones-Keeney Public Rifle Range

Map  Jones-Keeney Wildlife Management Area hunting and hiking

Tradewater Wildlife  Management Area

Pennyrile State Forest

Lake Beshear Boating, Fishing, Skiing

Map  Tradewater River,  Boat Ramps, Hwy 109 and Riverside Park

18 hole golf course Pennyrile State Park

Map  Rock Climbing & Rappelling at Jones-Keeney Wildlife Management

Boat Rental, fishing boats and canoes at Pennyrile State Resort Park

Redden’s Boat Ramp on Lake Beshear

Plan your fishing trip and improve your success with the KY Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources fishing forecast. Click here to view.