Maysville-Mason County Recreation Park
The largest park in Maysville, located just outside the pioneer village of Old Washington at 2340 Old Main St., is a 57-acre space with a swimming facility, dog park, a par-three golf course, putt-putt golf, three tennis courts, two softball fields, five picnic shelters, several playgrounds and a one-mile walking trail. The park offers sand volleyball, croquet and shuffle board, all equipment furnished. The park’s biggest attraction is a 12-acre fishing lake (Kentucky fishing license required). The park gates are open from dawn till 11 p.m. Access to the lake walking/driving trail is not restricted. See more rec park images here.
Activity charges are:
- $3 Ages 3-18
- $4 Over 18
- $10 Families
- 1/2 price after 4:30 p.m.
The swimming pool can be reached at 606-759-7013.
- $1 Age 12 and under
- $2 Age 13 and older
Par 3 Golf
Age 15 and under
- $2 for 9 holes
- $3 for 18 holes
Age 16 and older
- $3 for 9 holes
- $4 for 18 holes
Family memberships are $100 and include unlimited putt-putt. Par 3 golf scrambles are held at 6 p.m. on Thursdays. Sign up at the pro-shop to get your name on the email list to be notified or just show up by 5:30 p.m.
Either bring your own two-person team or names will be drawn from a hat for teams. Cash and other prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place as well as closest to pin. Golf scramble entry fees are $8, which includes green fee.
The pro-shop can be reached at 606-759-5604.
Recreation Park Shelters
Recreation Park has four shelters, Browning, RECC, DeKalb and Lake, which may be reserved May through October. These have reservation fees by the day on weekends. There is no charge to use the shelters during the week, but reservations are recommended. Reservations may be made no more than one year in advance.
For more, information on shelters. To check availability and reserve a shelter, call City of Maysville 606-564-9419.
Maysville-Mason County Recreation Park is managed by Jim Tichenor.
The swimming pool and baseball diamonds are managed and scheduled by Limestone Family YMCA — 606-564-6772.
Maysville River Park Marina
The marina is located on the east end of Maysville on the southern bank of the Ohio River. The river park offers camping, picnicking and boating fun for the whole family. The park has 43 improved camp sites as well as primitive camping. There is water and electric hook-up at each site. The park also provides a dump station, showers and restroom facilities, which are open 24 hours a day; snack shop, boat launch, gas pump, and playground. There are two picnic shelters, with grills, that may be reserved. The park is open April 1 through Oct. 31, with on site management 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information, call 606-564-2520.
Neighborhood & Specialty Parks
Danny Hay Skate Park
The skate park is located in downtown Maysville behind the Mason County Public Library at 218 East Third Street. Several ramps and smooth concrete surfaces allow skateboarders to test their skills. Open year-round.
Second Street Mall
Second Street Mall is a shady oasis in the midst of downtown, featuring cafe tables and small covered stage. Second Street Mall is between Market and Sutton streets and is accessible from McDonald Parkway as well as Second Street.
Located on Union Street in the East End, has a picnic shelter, basketball courts and playground equipment.
The West End Park
Located on the south side of West Second Street between Wall and Short streets, features playground equipment and a picnic shelter.
Limestone Landing and Fishing Pier
Located at north end of Limestone Street and McDonald Parkway in the downtown. Fishing pier and boat dock provide easy access to downtown Maysville business district. Limestone Landing is adjacent to floodwall murals by acclaimed Dafford Murals.
Rotary Club Park
Located on Bridge Street in the downtown, Rotary Club Park offers a playing field, picnic shelter, playground, and community building. The Rotary Club does not reserve the picnic shelter, but the community building may be rented by contacting a Rotary member. Call 606-564-6846.