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Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
Location Christian County, Kentucky, Kentucky, United States
Area 863 acres (349 ha)
Established 1954
Governing body Kentucky Department of Parks
Website Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park is a park located near Dawson Springs, Kentucky in Christian County, Kentucky. The park encompasses 863 acres (349 ha) and takes its name from a colloquial form of the word pennyroyal, a small flowering plant native to the area. Park features include a 24-room lodge with restaurant, 12 cottages, campground, multi-purpose trails, 18-hole golf course, and 56-acre (23 ha) lake with non-motorized boat rentals. The park was sited around an existing lake, behind a dam originally built in 1938.

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