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Recreation and Tourism in Muhlenberg County Kentucky

Muhlenberg County Kentucky offers loads of adventure and fun for all ages and all tastes. Just a few of our area attractions include:

  • Lake Malone, spanning 788 acres in southern Muhlenberg County, provides water recreation such as swimming, boating, and fishing.  The lake and the surrounding hardwood forest form Lake Malone State Park. 
  • Dogwood Lake and Camping Resort provides a white sand beach with a 280 foot full loop waterslide, campsites, and an adjacent 18-hole golf course. 
  • Two other area courses provide destinations for the avid golfer
    • Central City Country Club,
    • Greenville Country Club, 
  • The Muhlenberg County Rail Trail is a six-mile walking, biking, and fitness trail between Greenville and Central City. 
  • The Paradise Park in Powderly is a replica of a 1920’s coal-mining town and features the birthplace home of the late Merle Travis.  There is a picnic shelter in the park and deep shade for your family outings.  It is also the site of Pickin’ in the Park, a free Friday night concert featuring local musicians from June through September.
  • Muhlenberg County is home to the world’s largest wholesale gemstone dealer, the House of Onyx, located in Greenville. 
  • Central City and Greenville both offer rodeos, outdoor recreation, antique car shows, downtown music and concerts, food festivals, museums and art galleries.
  • Home of the famous Everly Brothers, Central City features a number of musical attractions including the nearby birthplace of famous "pickin'" pioneer Merle Travis and an Everly Brothers landmark.
  • Don’t miss Luke’s Town & Country Flea Market, one of Kentucky’s largest, open every Monday and Tuesday. 
  • Fishing and wildlife hunting areas are also very plentiful in this County.

Additional information on area attractions can be found on the following links:

Greenville Tourism

Central City Tourism

Muhlenberg County Parks and Recreation

Felix Martin Hall


location of Muhlenberg Kentucky

Percent of US Within 600 Miles of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky...
Population 50%+
(within 120 miles of the Median Center of US Population)
Personal Income 56%
Retail Sales 41%
Manufacturing Employment 51%

location of mhlenberg County Kentucky