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Featuring over 2,300 miles of shoreline and over 160,000 acres of water. Kentucky Lake is a big lake, and it has plenty of room for you to go fishing, enjoying watersports or exploring in your boat.
This 170,000-acre National Recreation Area, located between Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley, has plenty of attactions, hiking trails, wildlife viewing opportunities and lots of fun your family.
Lake Barkley connects to Kentucky Lake by a free-flowing canal, creating the largest body of water between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico. Find out more about Lake Barkley.
Download your free Lake Barkley Vacation Guide, courtesy of Lake Barkley Tourism.
Go campging at Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley! View all our campgrounds!
The "Village Between The Lakes" - Grand Rivers, Kentucky - the lake area's gorgeous getaway!
Outstanding views, excellent boating and relaxing accommodations await you at Eddy Creek.
Cadiz, Kentucky - explore our beautiful lake front accommodations and quaint downtown shops.
From weekend fishing trips with your pals to large family reunions, Lynnhurst is an excellent choice.
Green Turtle Bay - the lake area's premier resort and marina in Grand Rivers, Kentucky.
Hickory Hill Resort Kentucky Lake is open all year! Call 270-767-7217 or book online!
Kentucky Lake vacations are about fun, family, friends and memories. It's about catching a giant bass or crappie or skiing alongside 2,300 miles of shoreline. It's about taking time to slow down and enjoy life's simple pleasures like breakfast in bed or cooking around your campfire. It's about feeling like you really are on vacation. It's about Kentucky Lake area vacations!
When we say you'll feel like a kid again, we mean it! The memories of your youth will come rushing back to you while you enjoy your Kentucky vacation along Kentucky Lake or Lake Barkley. Race go-karts, play miniature golf, take a bike ride, go horseback riding, hop on a jet ski, camp out, hunt, fish, shop, boat, bird watch - there's so much to choose! Whatever you decide, make sure the kid inside you gets to choose!