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Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley News is under new ownership! Soon we'll have a new mobile-friendly design with new features and information to help plan your next vacation to Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley and Land Between The Lakes.

New features already implemented include an improved Lake Conditions section and Accommodations listings.

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Welcome! Kentucky 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 vacations at Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.

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, visit the animals at the nature station, watch a Kentucky Constellation presentation inside the planetarium, go horseback riding, take a swim, hop on a jet ski, camp out, hunt, fish, shop, boat, bird watch, see a drive-in movie, golf, see a live country music show, go to a dinner theatre, or see live blues or bluegrass music on your Kentucky vacation. Whatever you decide, make sure the kid inside you gets to choose!  Kentucky Lake was formed by the completion of Kentucky Dam, the longest dam at 8,422 feet on the Tennessee River in the Tennessee Valley Authority system.

Land Between the Lakes, one of Kentucky’s most visited attractions, is bordered on the west by 184-mile Kentucky Lake and on the east by 118-mile Lake Barkley. Inside this 170,000-acre play land you can live out any type of outdoor recreational activity imaginable. Hike, bike, hunt, fish, camp and relax inside this non-commercialized haven of nature’s preserved beauty on your Kentucky vacation. is designed to help you plan your Kentucky vacations, relocation or just a weekend getaway. All information on Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley and Land Between the Lakes lodging, dining and activities are listed inside. We welcome your questions and comments. Start planning today for your Kentucky vacation to beautiful Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley!

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