Looking for a great location to camp and view the Solar Eclipse? Come watch it from one of these great open spaces. To reserve a campsite at one of these prime locations, contact Brooke Jung at 502-599-7657 or 270-887-4290 by email at Brooke.Jung@hopkinsvilleky.us.


DeBow Recreation Complex – Located on North Drive, at 2600 Thomas Street, DeBow Recreation Complex is a 20 acre community park, renovated in 2008 with 4 soccer fields, a restroom/concessions building, a community-built playground with ADA-swing, a 9-hole disc golf course, paved parking areas, and Troy Sowell Pavilion.  ADA accessible with parking.

Campsites are $30/night with a 3-night minimum for a 15′ x 20′ and visitors will receive 1 parking pass in an adjacent lot.  Check-in opens at 12:00 p.m. CT on Friday, August 18, 2017.  Upon check-in, guests can set up tents, chairs, blankets, telescopes and any other items they would like to use to view the Eclipse. This viewing area will be equipped with portable restroom and shower facilities as well as on-site food vendors, shuttle access to transport to other community events and 24/7 safety/medical staffing.  If reserving multiple campsites, they will be assigned together.

Lights around campsites and designated viewing areas will be turned off during the Eclipse to provide an optimal view.
GPS Coordinates = 36.86413     -87.5076

Reserve your site now!



Pardue Lane – Located on the Hopkinsville Greenway System at 151 Pardue Lane, this beautiful space is home to the Hopkinsville Dog Park and has a great view of the sky from all angles.

GPS Coordinates = 36.504325     -87.300007


Ruff Park – Located off North Drive, at Litchfield Drive, Ruff Park is a 49 acre community park, with 12 lighted tennis courts, 2 playgrounds with ADA-swing, open game field areas, paved parking, and Herb Hays Pavilion.  ADA accessible with parking.

GPS Coordinates = 36.88530     -87.4913