Adkisson Greenbelt Park

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Around the City, Owensboro, KY

The 15-mile long Greenbelt Park 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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Owensboro Tennis Complex

2901 Bittel Road, Owensboro, KY 42301

Centre Court 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.

6 Indoor Courts
9 Outdoor Courts
Open Year Round
Individual and Group Lessons
Adult and Youth Leagues
Junior and Adult Tournaments

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

Open Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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

Located 11 miles west of Owensboro on KY 56
280 campsites open year round
10 sleeping rooms
3 cabins with full kitchens
Camping with full hookups
5 lakes for fishing
Go-kart and Mini-Nascar tracks
Snack bar
The Pit Stop Grill
Pets allowed
Open year round