Hillcrest Golf Course

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4346 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303

9-hole municipal golf course. Open 8am-5 pm, seven days a week.

Horse Fork Creek Park

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3005 Fairview Drive
Owensboro, KY 42303

Horse Fork Creek Soccer Complex is the largest soccer complex in Western Kentucky. Local league play, seasonal camps and tournaments use the park throughout the year.
Horse Fork Creek Park is home to the US Army Corps of Engineers certified wetlands as well as a 6.3 acre lake. The park is also adjacent to the Greenbelt, a multi-use trail that will one day encompass the City of Owensboro.
Recent additions of a playground structure, plus future plans for a spray park and shade structure for the playground and fishing docks make this a great park for everyone.

Jack C. Fisher Park

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3900 W. Fifth Street Road
Owensboro, KY 42301

A 33 acre community park located off Carter Road. Within the park is the Owensboro Softball Complex, a first-class complex in the state of Kentucky.
Amenities include:
Paved Walking Trail – 3/4 Mile
Picnic Facilities
Rest Room
Open Picnic Shelter
One Softball Diamond (practice field)
Owensboro Softball Complex (4 softball diamonds, concessions, restrooms)

Joe Ford Nature Center

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3870 West 2nd Street, Owensboro, KY 42301

Coined "the best little nature center around", the Joe Ford Nature Center features outdoor fun and educational opportunities for the whole family! Walking trails are open for the public's enjoyment 365 days a year during daylight hours.

Kentucky Motor Speedway

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8135 Haynes Station Road
Whitesville, KY 42378

The home track to some of the “O-Boys”, the Waltrips, the Greens, and more. The racing schedule begins in March and runs through September.

Legion Park/Spray Park

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Byers Avenue & JR Miller Boulevard
Owensboro, KY 42303

The oldest park in the city, Legion Park is a 23.75 acre community park located on Byers Avenue between J.R. Miller Boulevard and Veach Avenue.
The SprayPark is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends. Zero-depth spray ground where kids can interact through cascading and spraying water. Can accommodate groups of up to 35.
Paved walking trail – 1/2 mile
Picnic facilities
Playground equipment
One open picnic shelter
Two screened picnic shelters
One lighted basketball court
One tennis court

LHF Horserides LLC

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5760 Little Hickory Road , Philpot, KY 42366

We offer guided trail rides on horseback. Call ahead for prices and so that we can be sure to have the right horse for you.

Hours of Operation: Wednesday-Saturday 9am-7pm; Sunday 1-6pm; Other times by appointment only

Monsters on the Ohio

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The Monsters on the Ohio Tournament, the largest catfish tournament in America, is located on the wateers of the Ohio River in the Newburgh Pool out of Owensboro KY, home of the Kentucky State record Bluecat. Tournament is held annually and launches from English Park boat ramp. This is the opportunity of the year for catfish anglers from across the country to compete against the best of the best for cash and prizes.

Panther Creek Golf Club

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4641 Highway 1514
Utica, KY 42376

18-hole, public golf course

Panther Creek Park

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5160 Wayne Bridge Road
Owensboro, KY 42301

Beautiful 6-acre lake, spray park, picnic shelters, gazebo & butterfly garden and four nature trails.
Panther Creek Park contains six baseball/softball diamonds which accommodate softball and baseball tournaments, Daviess County Church League and the Owensboro/Daviess County Babe Ruth league. All fields are lighted with scoreboards and there are also on-site batting cages available. There are two concession stands available for refreshments.