Golfland Hobbies & Recreation

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1864 Old Calhoun Road, Owensboro, KY 42301

Miniature golf, driving range, batting cages, go-carts, pro shop. Open Mon-Thurs 10am-10pm, Fri-Sat 10am-11pm, Sun 1-8pm.

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)

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

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.

Smothers Park

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Veterans Boulevard, Owensboro, KY 42301

Smothers Park is located along the Ohio River in downtown Owensboro. The park contains three signature fountains and a cascading waterfall at the base of Frederica Street. The Charles Shelton Memorial, a monument to POW’s and MIA’s from all wars is located at the east end of the park. Lazy Dayz Children’s Playground and Spray Park is completely handicap-accessible and has won numerous national and international awards.

Walk along the promenade and enjoy watching the Ohio River or relax on one of the swinging metal benches. A concession stand and clean restrooms make this the perfect place to spend a day or evening. Many evenings and weekends during mild weather will feature free music or other entertainment at the Overlook (click on "calendar" on the upper right of this page to see a list of current events).

Your furry children are welcome to enjoy this 6-block riverfront oasis with you and bags are provided throughout the park to dispose of any "oops" from your pet. But please note that for safety reasons, only your human children are allowed in the spray park and no humans or pets of any age are permitted to wade in the fountains.