to Myer Creek Park, a jointly owned community facility between
the McLean County Fiscal Court and the City of Calhoun. We hope you enjoy your
visit and ask that you review the following rules regarding use of the park.
The intent of these rules is to ensure the highest level of public safety and
accountability of public funds invested in the park.
Reservations for a specific use of the park facility or
organized events require a reservation request submitted to the Park
Administrator, Bob Guenthner by calling 270-499-8775.
1. Park hours are from 6.00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
during Spring and Summer. Fall and winter hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
2. All campers and RV's must be registered and
assigned a space.
3. Open fires, except in grills or fire rings,
are not permitted in any area of the park. Grills and fire rings installed may
not be relocated to other areas. All state burning laws apply year around.
McLean County burning bans apply when in force.
4. Alcohol or illegal drugs are prohibited within
S. Golf carts must stop and yield to pedestrians
on paved roads as well as to hikers and those on
on the trails.
laws that would otherwise pertain to operation of a vehicle on public roads
also apply to roads and trails in the park such a valid operator's license,
registration, and insurance.
under the age of eighteen must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.
four-wheelers, all-terrain vehicles, or trail bikes are prohibited in the park
except for special events with prior approval of the park board.
arms are prohibited.
10. Hunting is prohibited.
11. Organizations that reserve the park and charge
a fee, sell or collect money will be deemed special event and must have
certificate of liability insurance of minimum $1,000,000. They may also be
required to register with the County Occupational Tax Administrator.
12. The 4-H Activities Building and associated
pavilion is under the guidance of the McLean County 4-H Council. For
reservation of those facilities, contact the Cooperative Extension Service at
13. Myer Creek Park is leased exclusively to the
McLean County Fair Board and the Calhoun Lions Club for one week in either July
or August each year. The exact dates are agreed upon each year as the dates for
the McLean County Fair are determined.
14. Loud music or other noise disturbance is
strictly prohibited between the hours of 11:00 P.M. and 8.00 A.M. unless prior
arrangements have been made for the event and noted on the Reservation Request.
15. Fines of up to $500 may apply for littering.
All trash generated by an event must be bagged and properly disposed of. No
trash should be left on the ground or in the barrels. The sanitary dump station is only for the use of campers and/or
RV's that have paid a reservation fee.
16. A condition report of park facilities being
used will be mutually agreed to prior to using the park. Damages to park facilities will be
assessed and charged to the individual or organization responsible. (May be
subject to prosecution)
17. All pets must be restrained by leash at all
times. All pet waste must be picked up and disposed of in trash containers. No
animals may be tied or otherwise restrained to trees, fences, or other park
18. The park adjoins several parcels of
private property. These areas are off limits to the public and may result in charges of trespassing.
Please stay within the designated boundary of the park.
Other activities may be taking place
during your visit. Everyone is asked to be aware of stations that are set up to
service these activities. Some may cause injury such as tractor pull, archery
range, and youth hunts sponsored by KY Fish and Wildlife. A usage schedule will
be made available if you are reserving park facilities.
20. Swimming in the lakes is prohibited. Boats are
not allowed on the lakes.
21. All fishing shall be catch and release
A valid Coggins and/or health
certificate is required of all livestock brought into the park.
Creek Park Board reserves the right to refuse any event deemed inappropriate to
be held at a community park.
Creek Park is open to all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion,
disability, or national origin.
Covered Shelter Rentals
$15 FOR HALF DAY
$30 FOR ALL DAY
$20.00 PER NIGHT
$100.00 PER WEEK
$250.00 PER MONTH
$165.00 PER MONTH FOR SEASONAL ONLY (APRIL THRU OCTOBER)
$8.00 PER NIGHT
ELECTRIC $10.00 PER NIGHT