Grayson County

One is never at a loss when it comes to recreation in Grayson County. Whether you are looking for a place to fish, swim, or just kick back and enjoy some of the best bluegrass music around, you will find it in our county. The county is surrounded by two lakes, Nolin Lake and Rough River State Park. Do you like to golf? Grayson County is home to three beautiful golf courses, LaFayette Golf Course, Rough River Golf Course and Legacy Golf Course in Leitchfield. Festivals and fairs ca be attended all throughout the year. Grayson County hosts two state festivals, The Kentucky Old Timer Fiddler’s Contest in July and the Clarkson HoneyFestin September.


Grayson County Tourism Commission (270) 259-2735 or 1-888-624-9951/

http://www.graysoncountytourism.com

Action outlets for tweens and families

Places to walk/bike

·James D Beville City Park Walking Trail

·DewittPark

·Mike Marshall Playground (located at the ClarksonRecreationPark)

·ClarksonRecreationPark Walking Trail

·RoughRiverStateResortPark Walking Trails

·First Baptist Church of Leitchfield Indoor Walking Track (open 6am-6pm Monday through Friday)

·CaneyvilleRecreationPark Walking Trail

·GraysonCountyMiddle School Walking Track

GraysonCounty Bicycling 270-259-3900

RACK Annual Bike Tour (RACK).GraysonCounty is perfect for bikers of all ages, with friendly geography and core group of adult cyclists, you can always find other riders. The Ride Around Central Kentucky event is held yearly on the first Saturday in August.

RACK Jr. will be held on the first Sunday in August.

Campgrounds/Camps

·All Saints Episcopal Camp

www.allsaintscenter.org (270) 259-3514

·Rough River Dam State Park & Campground

270-257-2311 or 800-325-1713

http://parks.ky.gov/findparks/resortparks/rr/

The 637 acre Rough River Dam State Resort Park (270-257-2311 or 800-325-1713) has fishing, boat rentals, a playground, sandy beaches and special events along with the lovely nine-hole Par 3 Rough River Golf Course.

·Rough River Dam State Resort Park

450 Lodge Rd.

Falls of Rough, KY 40119

(270)257-2311 or 1-800-325-1713

Includes lodge with 40 guest rooms, 15 cottages, and campgrounds with

electricity and waterhook-ups. Recreational facilities include archery, boating,

fishing, golfing, shuffleboardandtennis.


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsite on Rough River Lake


14500 Falls of Rough Rd. Axtel (270) 257-2584

Falls of Rough, KY 40119 Cave Creek (270) 879-4304

270-257-2061 Laurel Branch (270) 257-8839

North Fork (270)257-8139

NolinRiverState Resort Campground

http://parks.ky.gov/stateparks/nl/index.htm

Scenic Walking Tours


Nolin Lake

2998 Briar Creek Road, Mammoth Cave

800-624-8687

Nolin Lake State Park listed among the nation's top

100 FAMILY CAMPGROUNDS FOR 2008!

The Twin Lakes feature swimming, nature trails, boating, tennis, go-cart racing and much more, complete with campsites and lodging.Facilities on the lake include wave runners, ski, pontoon and fishing boat rentals. Cottages, bed and breakfasts, a state park, as well as camping and picnic sites are available near the lake.

Ponderosa Boat Dock on Nolin Lake

www.ponderosaboatdock.com

Moutardier Campground & Marina

270-259-5587

CampLoucon

www.loucon.org (270) 242-7160)

This 500+ acre site offers woodlands, meadows, lakes, athletic fields, hiking trails and accommodations to suit your needs.

Cave Creek Campground
(270) 879-4304


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Nolin Lake


2150 Nolin Dam Rd. Briar Creek (270) 286-9864

Bee Spring, KY42207 Dog Creek(270) 524-5454

270-286-4511 Wax (270) 242-7578

Health & Wellness Facilities

TwinLakesRegionalMedicalCenterFitnessCenter:http://www.tlrmc.com

(270)259-9469

The PT Place:

358 S Main St., Leitchfield

(270)259-0551

Physical Therapy Solutions:

115 Sequoia Drive, Leitchfield

(270)230-1729

Curves:

507 Salt River Road, Leitchfield

(270)230-0713

Sports teams

·Leitchfield Girls Softball - Dwight Embry (270)259-5949

·Babe Ruth Baseball - Kevin Johnston

·Grayson County Youth Soccer Association - Byron Logsdon (270)242-2703 www.graysoncosoccer.com

·GraysonCounty Jr Pro Basketball - Kevin Johnston (270)

·GraysonCounty Jr Pro Football

·Clarkson Baseball and Softball -www.clarksonparksandrecreation.com

·First Baptist Upwards Basketball (270)

First Baptist Men's Basketball League-

For more information about the recreational sports programs call
(270) 259-5587.


Rainbow Lanes (270) 259-4304


M & D's ServiceCenter

346 Peter Cave Ramp Rd.

Leitchfield, KY42754

(270)259-4859

Includes 10 primitive camping lots, pontoon rentals, boat slips, live bait, and a

marine shop.

Ponderosa Boat Dock

865 Ponderosa Rd.

Clarkson, KY42726

(270)242-7215

Includes 75 permanent campers and trailers year round, restaurant, grocery, video games, water skiing and jet skis for rent.

Community walk/runs

Honeyfest 5K Walk and Run

Hometown Christmas 5K Walk and Run

Second Sunday Walk—Second Sunday in October

Golf

Legacy Golf Club

Just five miles south of Leitchfield on KY 259. Legacy offers rolling fairways, water hazards, and much more. Tennis courts, swimming pool, pro shop and a restaurant are all available at this splendid course. 270-242-3348

Lafayette Golf Club (270) 879-3462

www.lafayettegolfclub.com

Located in the historic Green Farm, in beautiful Falls of Rough, KY, Lafayette is a great get-a-way.They offer an 18-hole challenge for all levels of play, scenic views and a professional staff. Assistance for planning personal and corporate outings is available, and the luxury of the Green Mansion Bed & Breakfast is only minutes away. 270-879-3462

Rough River Golf Course

A nine-hole, par three course located at Rough River Dam State Resort Park. A beautiful challenging course that also offers an 18-hole miniature golf course that is fun for all ages. 270-257-2311 or 800-325-1713