Adkisson Greenbelt Park

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Around the City, Owensboro, KY

The 15-mile multi-use trail is designed to encircle the city, linking neighborhoods, business districts, parks and schools. Whether you enjoy walking, running, skating or bicycling for recreation or to reach a destination, the Adkisson Greenbelt Park is an enjoyable and safe place to be.

Annual Street Legends Car Show

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The event has become one of the premiere automotive events in the Tri-State area. Classic cars of every kind will be displayed. Live entertainment both Friday and Saturday night. Held at Diamond Lake Resort, 7301 Hobbs Road.


Ben Hawes Park

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400 Boothfield Road
Owensboro, KY 42301

Enjoy the 300 acres; 9-hole, par 3 golf course; 18-hole regulation golf course; driving range; pro shop; meeting & shelter space; mountain bike trail and walking trails; archery range; large recreational park, and is home to the Lions Club Soap Box Derby track.
Mountain Biking Trails, opened in 2012, offer over six miles of trails for hikers, runners, and mountain bikers. The single and double track trails were designed and built according to IMBA guidelines and can be enjoyed by all skill levels of bikers, hikers, and runners.
Open 7am-dusk, seven days a week

Centre Court

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2901 Bittel Road, Owensboro, KY 42301

This tennis court complex features six indoor courts and nine outdoor courts. The massive tennis facility is nestled in the sports complex at Russell Shifley Park off Bittel Road—visible from the Bypass. The complex is open year round and offers individual and group lessons as well as adult and youth tennis leagues.

Combest Pool

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1530 McJohnson Avenue, Owensboro, KY 42303

Combest Pool is an Olympic size pool located at 1530 McJohnson Avenue. Trained certified lifguards are on duty at all times. In addition to public swimming, youth and adult swim lesson are offered throughout the season. Other programs include fitness/aquatics classes and various special events. Groups and individuals may rent the pools for private parties.

Open Memorial Day through Labor Day

Country Plantation House Carriage Rides

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Smothers Park

Every Friday and Saturday evenings starting at 5:30 p.m. Pickup and Drop off is in Smothers Park by the VFW Building. it is a 20-minute ride in a 12-passenger carriage. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10.

Cravens Pool

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2815 Cravens Street, Owensboro, KY 42301

Cravens Pool is a neighborhood pool located by Cravens Elementary School. The facility offers a concession stand, locker rentals, lounge chairs, lily pads, a mushroom that showers water, shaded picnic areas, bath house and changing areas. Public swimming, swim lessons, and parent/tot open swim are offered throughout the season. Cravens Pool is the perfect summer spot for families with younger children learning to swim.

Daviess County Gun Club

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7740 Highway 2830
Maceo, KY 42355

Shooting lesson available; trap, skeet & sporting clays; annual sporting clay tournaments. Open Summer: Wed, Fri, Sat 9am-6pm, Thurs 9am-8pm, Sun 10am-6pm; Winter: Wed, Thurs, Sat, Sun 10am-5pm.

Diamond Lake Resort

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7301 Hobbs Road, Owensboro, KY 42301

Diamond Lake Resort is open year round and located just 11 miles west of Owensboro on KY 56. With 270 campsites, full hookups, motel rooms, cottages, fishing, 3 go-kart tracks, pedal boats, mini golf, golf cart rental, a full grill, pizza & ice cream parlor, and a 749 seat theater, there's always something to do.

Golfland Hobbies & Recreation

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1864 Old Calhoun Road, Owensboro, KY 42301

Golfland USA is an outdoor recreational facility and indoor hobby shop serving family fun to residents and out-of-town visitors. Golfland offers a variety of attractions including mini golf, batting cages, a go-kart track, a bungee trampoline, a bouncy house with a slide, and a 27 foot inflatable slide. The facility offers birthday party packages, group or business outings, field trips, and private rentals so there is fun for every occasion at Golfland USA.