Panther Creek Park

in Owensboro Ky

Summer Hours:

8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
(April 1st through October 30th)
Winter Hours:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
To make shelter, ball diamond,
or program reservations please call 685-6142.

Panther Creek is named for the large number of panther cats that inhabited the creeks densely wooded bottomlands. It is the largest creek in Davies County and was once used to tow large loads of tile to locations along the creek.

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Directions: Map to Panther Creek Park
Trail Map: Map of Panther Creek Trails

See Also:
  • Ben Hawes State Park

  • Panther Creek Website

  • Mosquito Prevention

  • Habitat and trail info: Explore 30 acres of woodled wetland on elevated walking trails at Panther Creek Park. There's a playground, picnic shelters, and athletic fields (KY-81S to Wayne Bridge Road west, 270/281-5346, handicapped accessible).

    Wildlife Viewing Opportunities: The hiking trails provide a perfect opportunity to observe 17 species and a total of 503 individual birds like Warblers, Wrens, Cranes and Robin. Most unique were are Pileated Woodpeckers.

  • Panther Creek Park features frights for all ages in October
  • Christmas light show will outshine last year's event

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