Greenville KY
Greenville KY
Greenville KY
Greenville KY
Greenville KY
Greenville KY
Greenville KY
Greenville KY

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Parks & Recreation in Greenville, KY - Great Day Out Ideas and Activities



Rails to Trails

For directions call:

Chamber of Commerce,

270-338-5422

The Muhlenberg County Rails to Trail is a six mile, multi-use, handicapped accessible trail which includes a covered bridge, antique caboose and rest areas. This unique trail is paved for hikers, bikers, roller bladers and horseback riders. In addition, you can see sightings of rare birds and animals in their natural habitats as you explore the trail from Greenville to Central City.


Lake Malone State Park

331 State Route Road 8001

Dunmor, KY 42339

http://www.parks.ky.gov

Spanning 788 lake acres, Lake Malone captures Kentucky’s beauty in a small package. The lake is enclosed by dramatic 50-foot sandstone bluffs rising above the water's edge and surrounded by hardwood forests. Discover the beautiful landscape of Lake Malone State Park on the 1.5-mile Laurel Trail or the .25-mile Wildflower Trail. These easy-rated hiking trails provide 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. Natural wonders abound in this secluded wilderness! Enjoy a symphony of starlight and a chorus of nature camping amid the great outdoors! Some 30 primitive sites are available for tent camping. Twenty-five campsites are equipped with electric and water hookups to accommodate recreational vehicles. A central service building in the campground offers showers, rest rooms, and a laundry; and for completed camping convenience, campsites have grills and picnic tables. Pets are allowed if restrained. Open for season from mid-March to mid-November.


Morgan Memorial Park

Pritchett Drive

Greenville, KY 42345

270-338-3966

Morgan Memorial Park is open year around and is located just within walking distance of downtown. The park is on 15+ acres and includes three picnic pavilions, kiddy playground, tennis courts, basketball court and amphitheatre. The pavilions can be used free of charge on a first come first serve basis for any outdoor occasion.


Greenville Municipal Pool

140 Chatham Lane

Greenville, KY 42345

270-338-1613

The Greenville Municipal pool is conveniently located inside the Morgan Memorial Park. It is an Olympic sized swimming pool open to the general public each summer. It is also a great place to host a private or semi-private pool party! The pool typically opens Memorial Day weekend and closes for the winter on Labor Day weekend. For more information on pool parties, exact hours of operation or any fees please call the number above.


Ben Topmiller Park

Highway 189 Bypass

Greenville, KY 42345

The Ben Topmiller Park is located just outside the city limits and serves the baseball and softball needs of the community. It has 4 active softball and baseball fields and is the site of many local baseball/softball functions. It is primarily managed and maintained by the local Little League organization.


Brizendine Brothers Nature Park

Pritchett Drive - Across from Muhlenberg South Middle School

Greenville, KY 42345

270-338-3966

The Brizendine Brothers Nature Park is a pristine 12-acre woodland park. Upon entering the park all visitors are greeted at the trail head by "Yogi," a 7' Chainsaw sculptured bear, as they begin the 1/2 mile journey through the woodlands.

There are three beautiful footbridges, totaling 217 linear feet and an open meadow in the middle, adding a second eco-system within the park. Dispersed throughout the park are three picnic tables, Red Cedar split-log benches and numerous vegetative signs, identifying native trees. The park is home to deer, wild turkeys, raccoons, squirrels, butterflies and numerous native birds.

Most recently, a running stream with a 4' waterfall and pond have been added to create a truly serene and relaxing experience.  Soon to be added to the park is interactive wildlife signage near the entrance to educate young and old on local wildlife.

Come and enjoy God's creation as you are serenaded by native song birds while taking a leisurely stroll along a crushed gravel path through the woods!
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Luzerne Lake City Park

Highway 189 Bypass

Greenville, KY 42345

270-338-3966

Luzerne Lake City Park is the city’s latest edition to its park system, being deemed such and developed during the 2013-2014 calendar year. This pristine 52-acre lake is located on the west side of the Highway 189 Bypass just south of the Highway 601 intersection on the west side of Greenville. Under construction is a large picnic pavilion, parking lot and 2-mile walking trail around the perimeter of the lake. Once finished, one will encounter three footbridges spanning over water inlets and a relaxing water feature near the pavilion. Numerous wildlife can be viewed within the park, including waterfowl, song birds and 2 Bald Eagles, who have decided to call Luzerne Lake “home!” Paddle boats, as well as , trolling motor boats are allowed on the lake if anyone wants to “go fishing.” This is the only park within the county to feature a large lake and the amenities usually associated with a park. Come, see and experience a little outdoor fun!