Ruff Park Complex – 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, which is available for reservations and rental. ADA accessible with parking. Free Wi-Fi access available from HES EnergyNet.
Viewing locations are $30 for a 10′ x 10′ and visitors will receive 1 parking pass with each viewing location. Check-in opens at 6:00 a.m. CT. Upon check-in, guests can set up chairs, blankets, telescopes and any other items they would like to use to view the Eclipse. This viewing area will be equipped with permanent and portable restroom facilities as well as on-site food vendors. If reserving multiple viewing locations, they will be assigned together.
GPS Coordinates = 36.8853 -87.4913
Orchardale Farm- within the Point of Greatest Eclipse
State Hwy. 624
482 Cerulean Princeton Rd.
Cerulean, KY 42215
Phone contact: 270-839-2885
As the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse travels along its center line path, Orchardale, Shepherd Farm awaits the eclipse’s historic visit. Located in Christian County, northwest of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Orchardale, Shepherd Farm is within the point of greatest eclipse. The farm offers open acreage and a rolling hillside field with an elevated view. Large groups welcome.
Portable restrooms and parking are available.
Hopkinsville Community College
720 North Drive
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
When you choose to view the solar eclipse at HCC, you’ll have access to concessions, eclipse merchandise, indoor restrooms, air conditioned facilities, a variety of educational opportunities and an HCC Student Research Team satellite balloon launch into near space!
Hopkinsville Community College will be open on eclipse day from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. HCC will offer a ticket holder an assigned campus lawn viewing area along with a paved parking lot space for vehicles having up to 4 wheels. Spaces are sold by the vehicle-load so the number of visitors per vehicle does not impact price. Large groups from educational organizations who will be attending in buses can reserve space for $150. These reservations must be made with Jeff Horton at (270) 707-3721 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservations are required since special parking, drop-off and pick-up procedures are necessary.
Visit our eclipse website to learn more about the day’s happenings and to purchase HCC’s official solar eclipse T-shirt – COMING SOON!
Purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/solar-eclipse-2017-hopkinsville-community-college-tickets-33348456130
Western Hills Golf Course
2160 Russellville Road, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Contact Western Hills Golf Course TODAY to reserve your spot on their beautiful fairways to witness the 2017 Solar Eclipse. Guests will have access to indoor restroom facilities, on-site parking and concessions.
Casey Jones Distillery
2815 Witty Lane
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Contact: Peg Hays
We want you to have a great time, to keep your joy & sense of humor in all situations and be tolerant, helpful, have the experience of a lifetime and make great new friends. Casey Jones Distillery will try to have “stuff” available, but keep in mind we’ve never been to an eclipse either, much less had the biggest one in American history on our property.
On property, adjacent to Casey Jones Distillery. Rural location 2 Miles from Hopkinsville city limits. Off KY 91 west of Hopkinsville. Within viewing of eclipse center line of totality and approximately 2 miles from points of longest duration and greatest eclipse.
- Day of Eclipse – space rental $20.00
- EventBrite Web for Camping Reservations: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/camping-rv-parking-for-solar-eclipse-32373562196
All Nations House Of Prayer
313 Edwards Mill Road
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Contact All Nations House of Prayer TODAY to reserve your spot on their beautiful grounds to witness the 2017 Solar Eclipse. Guests will have access to outside restroom facilities, on-site parking and food on-site.
Viewing locations are $30 a night for 12′ x 12′ and visitors will receive 1 parking pass with each viewing location. Check-in opens August 18, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. CT. Upon check-in, guests can set up chairs, blankets, telescopes and any other items they would like to use to view the Eclipse. This viewing area will be equipped portable restroom facilities as well as on-site food. If reserving multiple viewing locations, they will be assigned together. There will be $20 per person for viewing location on the day of the Eclipse is not staying overnight.
GRID: 36 51’11.86 N 87 25’08.11 W, Elev: 556 feet and Eye Alt 3637 Ft.
You can call 254-368-9416, 270-348-2708 or 270-885-4940. You can also reserve by secure web address on(curlinministries.org). Go to Online Giving, Click Make a Donation. Once on the secure page, there will be an option to write a note: keyword; ECLIPSE 2017.