Madisonville and Hopkins County are home to Kentucky’s largest variety of outdoor recreation activities, including scenic trails, tranquil lakes, rolling grasslands and dense forests. Madisonville offers a variety of dining options, a state-of-the-art fine arts theatre and gallery, and a large selection of comfortable and hospitable accommodations.
Madisonville is home to an award-winning school system – Hopkins County Schools, and higher education through Madisonville Community College and Murray State University Regional Campus.
The fun extends beyond Madisonville. Dawson Springs offers a rich cultural history as an 1800s spa town and is the front door to the natural beauty of Pennyrile State Forest and Lake Beshear. Hanson is home to Kentucky’s smallest historic district, offering a wonderfully restored downtown that is a must-see stop for artisan crafts and antiques.