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Kentucky Lake

Gilbertsville, KY 42045
+1 270-527-4197
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Great variety of activities in Kentucky Lake area.

Kentucky Lake is a large lake impounded by the Kentucky Lake Dam.There are numerous... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
Debbie W
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Nashville
Beautiful Lake / Area

First time to be in area. The lake and surrounding water is beautiful! It is so massive. We were... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Reader1957
,
Lafayette, Indiana
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The lake has an abundance of 13-14 inch fish and a rising bass population.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“ky lake” (10 reviews)
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Gilbertsville, KY 42045
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+1 270-527-4197
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Kentucky Lake is a large lake impounded by the Kentucky Lake Dam.There are numerous game,fish,tournaments,and area bait and fishing equipment suppliers.Located in a laid back environment.Boating,hiking,swimming,hunting,cycling,and eagle watching are some of the activities enjoyed here.There is a pedestrian/cycling path across Kentucky Dam and Eggner Ferry...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

First time to be in area. The lake and surrounding water is beautiful! It is so massive. We were able to fish and take the boat around to look at the area. By going in the fall many of the coves do not have winter...More

Thank Reader1957
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

I grew up coming here for vacations with my family and have continued to come back for more than sixty years. As adults, my wife and I had a home on the lake for eleven years and we still miss the tranquility of the early...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lake , nice looking picnic places, fishing is welcome. Easy parking , and easy to get to off of the highway !

Thank Nancy B
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

First, it's a gigantic lake that welcomes everybody: canoes; houseboats; sailboats; barges; jet-skis; pontoons; yachts; Jon boats; ski boats; well, you get the picture. Don't have one? Rent one. At the north end, there is a very large Kentucky Dam, with its flood control locks....More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We love going to KY lake. We always love to see the beauty of it. Their campground area is also very nice, we always enjoy staying there too. Very nice area for Motorcycle Riding!!

Thank Sheila G
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Whether you are looking to fish, boat or just sight-see, the South's Great Lake (extending into Kentucky and Tennessee), provides many and varied opportunities. Water clarity is good (for a Tennessee River lake), and summer water temps are warm and inviting for water-based activities. Numerous...More

1  Thank BHappy2
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We had a blast. We had ages 0 to 74 everyone had a great time! They have several boats to choose from.

Thank brouxie
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My family absolutely loves this place. Make sure you stop at lighthouse landing. Always a good time.

Thank Cindy M
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

the ladies were so pleasant! very beautiful wooded area to ride in. loved my horse. found out he was owners personal horse but he was so gentle. very good rate for the 45 min ride!!!! this is a must go to.

Thank divastar1974
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donnafx6
27 September 2017|
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Response from kylake1944 | Property representative |
All of your hiking will have to be done in Land Between the Lakes which only has camping. The nearest towns/lodging near LBL is Grand Rivers,KY on the north end, Aurora KY/Cadiz on the middle and Dover TN on the south end... More
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jazzyso3117
28 July 2017|
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Response from Stack3 | Reviewed this property |
The State Park has a nice lodge with restaurant, pool and marina on-site. The lodge rooms are clean, but not as nice as a business class chain hotel. Renting a pontoon boat for the day or going to the Land between the... More
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Gabriele O
21 July 2017|
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Response from kylake1944 | Property representative |
Yes pets are allowed in and around the lakes. As for your lodging you will need to check their pet policy as many don't allow pets or charge a fee to allow them.
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