Where are the park’s administrative offices located?
The offices are located in the Schertzinger Building at 221 Allen Street, Owensboro, KY 42303 in downtown Owensboro, KY
What are the park hours?
November 1st- March 31st the Daviess County Fiscal Court Parks are open from 8:00am-5:00pm daily.
April 1st- October 31st the Daviess County Fiscal Court Parks are open from 8:00am-10:00pm
Can I bring my pets into the park?
The Daviess County Fiscal Court Parks rules and regulations states that pets are permitted in the park only if they are on a leash that is five (5) feet or less in length. Pets shall be kept under supervision at all times and not allowed to run at large or to commit any nuisance in the limit of the park. Violations of the regulation will lead to removal of both animal and owner.
Can I rent a Shelter/Park for a picnic or other function?
Certainly, the park shelters are available from April 1 through October 31 annually. Single shelter or full park reservations are available by contacting our administrative office at 270-685-6142. Reservations start annually on November 1st or the first business day of November.
If I don’t live in Daviess County, can I still reserve a shelter in the Daviess County Fiscal Court Parks?
Is alcohol allowed in the parks?
NO. The Daviess County Fiscal Court Parks rules and regulations states that no person shall have in his/her possession any intoxicating beverage while visiting parks property.
Are there any organized team sports to sign my children up to participate in?
Organized youth sports are administered by individual leagues who utilize park facilities. Look on our website at Community Partners or contact the park’s Assistant Director by calling 270-685-6142 or by email at Ksturgeon@daviessky.org
Does Daviess County have any special events or festivals?
Yes, Daviess County Fiscal Court host two dynamic special events at Panther Creek Park highlighting enjoyable family outdoor activities the Family Freedom Fireworks Festival (September 2018) and Christmas at Panther Creek (Friday after Thanksgiving through January 2nd.) Daviess County Fiscal Court Parks are also used to host many other outdoor activities, sporting events, and festivals. These include, but are not limited to, ROMP Bluegrass Festival (late June at Yellow Creek Park), Take a Kid Fishing (early June at Panther Creek Park), and the Corvette Lover’s ‘Vette Club Car Show (late July at Yellow Creek Park). The parks are always available for community events – contact the Parks Department @ 270-685-6142 for more information.
Can we fish in the lakes/ponds of Daviess County Fiscal Parks and Recreation?
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife stock our lakes annually through the “FiNS” grant programs. Stockings include trout in the winter and catfish in the spring and summer. ALL KDWFR REGULATIONS MUST BE FOLLOWED.
Can I fish from a kayak or Canoe in the lakes at the county parks?
Swimming, frog gigging, and boating are prohibited in the Daviess County Fiscal Court Park ponds/lakes.
Is there a public pool in Daviess County?
A traditional public pool is not available in the Daviess County Fiscal Court Parks however two (and soon three) spray parks are available. These are in operations daily between Memorial Day and Labor Day between the hours of 10 am and 6 pm.
Can I volunteer or do Community Service hours for the parks?
While we always appreciate those who are willing to assist by volunteering in the park it is not always a guarantee that projects are available. Requests will be considered on an individual basis by contacting the Parks Department @ 270-685-6142.
Are the disc golf courses available year around?
Yes, as long as the park’s are open so are the courses. The courses may be closed periodically based on the park’s calendar and other events that maybe occurring at any given time. For more information contact the park’s office at 270-685-6142 for complete details.
Parks & Recreation
221 Allen Street
Corner of 3rd and Allen Street