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Panther Creek Park, Owensboro

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Located off of Highway 81 on Wayne Bridge Road, Panther Creek Park features 4 screened-in shelters and 3 open air pavilions. Shelters are available for rental April 1 - October 31 each year. Many groups host company picnics, family reunions and birthday parties. Wedding are frequently held at the two gazebos in the park.

The park also boasts a 6 acre lake that is regularly stocked by the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife. Waterfowl and turtles also call the lake home, making it a wonderful educational experience. Fishing guidelines follow those of the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife and are posted at the park.

Seven walking trails wind throughout the park with 1,800 feet of elevated trails. Visitors are invited to explore the wetlands as well as wooded areas. Trails are handicapped accessible. You can find our trail guide here.

Six ball diamonds are available, accommodating softball and baseball. Regional and national level tournaments are played at Panther Creek Park nearly every weekend during the summer, Local leagues play and practice at the park throughout the week.
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  • We was there for our grandson's baseball tournament. The ball fields were well kept and clean surroundings. Friendly staff and nice concession area. The recreation park was a nice place to walk and....  more
    We was there for our grandson's baseball tournament. The ball fields were well kept and clean surroundings. Friendly staff and nice concession area. The recreation park was a nice place to walk and....  more »
  • Love all the elevated trails through the woods. Great place to get out and enjoy nature. Will have to come back to this place in the future. 
    Love all the elevated trails through the woods. Great place to get out and enjoy nature. Will have to come back to this place in the future.  more »
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  • Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to every soldier that we've lost that gave us our freedom! Without them I wouldn't had an amazing day walking the trails and taking so many pictures. I am grateful.
  • Some of the trails are in need of some work but it looks like that is in progress. I will be checking them out this spring and summer. I went back and the trails were in good shape but after all the rain recently take bug spray

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