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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

About Bowling Green

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Welcome to Bowling Green, KY!

Bowling Green Ballpark, Home of the Bowling Green Hot Rods Baseball Team

Beech Bend Amusement Park

Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center

Mammoth Cave National Park

Fountain Square Park

National Corvette Museum

Western Kentucky University

Barren River Lake

Welcome to Bowling Green, KY!

A thriving university town with a progressive population helps drive Bowling Green’s ability to entertain. As the 3rd largest city in Kentucky and the dining and shopping mecca for a dozen surrounding counties, Bowling Green is brimming with restaurant and splurging options. Bowling Green is located just 60 miles north of Nashville and 110 miles south of Louisville.

Bowling Green is bustling with a diverse economy, award-winning schools, affordable housing, and a low crime rate. First-class attractions that tell our stories, natural wonders that inspire exploration, and neighboring and historic communities that invite you in are all right here.

Bowling Green is home to many world-renowned businesses, industries and attractions including:

  • GM Corvette Assembly Plant
  • Fruit of the Loom World Headquarters
  • The National Corvette Museum
  • Mammoth Cave National Park (nearby)
  • Lost River Cave and Valley
  • Bowling Green Ballpark - Home of the Bowling Green Hot Rods
  • Beech Bend Amusement Park and Raceway
  • Houchens Industries

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We love Bowling Green, Kentucky and hope you do, too! This simple yet powerful message reflects our deep appreciation for the community in which we live, work, and play. Please help spread the love because "Good Things Happen Here!"



To learn more about the city of Bowling Green and all we have to offer, please visit the following useful links:

Maps and Directions to Bowling Green, KY


Community and Government

Bowling Green Convention and Visitor's Bureau

Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce

City of Bowling Green


Public School Systems

Bowling Green City Schools

Warren County Public Schools

Gatton Academy for Mathematics & Science in Kentucky


Recreation and Sports

Warren County Parks and Recreation

Bowling Green Ballpark - Bowling Green Hot Rods Baseball Team

Lost River Cave and Valley

Mammoth Cave National Park


Entertainment and Shopping

Beech Bend Amusement Park and Raceway

The National Corvette Museum

The Kentucky Museum

Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center - SKyPAC

Historic RailPark & Train Museum

Greenwood Mall



Bowling Green Daily News





WKU News

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 Last Modified 9/25/14