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Kentucky Lake

Murray, KY
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Ranked #1 of 9 attractions in Murray
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Fishing
Description: The lake has an abundance of 13-14 inch fish and a rising bass population.
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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Huge lake, lots to explore, great people. Enjoy the outdoors! Boating and fishing are awesome. Lots to see and do off the lake as well. LBL and historic sites. Visit Paris and Murray. Camp, hike, bike.

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Murray, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

So much to see and do - this is the biggest reason I left Memphis, my home for 41 years, to live in this part of Kentucky. Beautiful nature abounds. A visit to this area will never disappoint.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Always beautiful views on the lake, no matter what season it is! Great 4th of July display down by the dam. Always a good family time spent on the lake and good fishing, whichever you prefer.

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Bryan, Texas, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The lake is a beautiful place! Just be careful where you go and make sure you know a little about that area. KY and Barkley Lakes are so large, there are differences in where you choose to go. Regardless, you need to check out Land Between the Lakes. This is one of the prides of Western Kentucky!

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Streator, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We spent a extended weekend here over this past summer and it was a blast. The lake it's self is big and has plenty of water attractions to do. We stayed with family who lives right on the lake so we were able to use the boating dock to get in and out of the lake. We fished, boated, swam,... More

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Murray, Kentucky, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

In a word....AWESOME!!! We spend up to 3 or 4 days a week on this lake! Some of the best fishing ever. It's also located just minutes from the Land Between the Lakes where you'll find lots of fun things to do (many for free or really cheap). Great swimming, camping, sight seeing, etc. Make sure you plan a trip... More

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Bartonville, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

You will not run out of water to boat on. A lot of history surrounding how the lake got there in the first place. We took a boat ride up to the dam big dam. Make sure to follow the channel markers. Luckily our resort host warned us that there are places that are very shallow and you may hit... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We rented a pontoon and traveled around the lake. We stopped at a local marina for lunch. This outing was one of the highlights of our family reunion!

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Kettering, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Ken-Bar Lodge is a great place for fisherman. The rooms are nice and clean, great food and outlets to charge your boat batteries. They give great discounts for club tournaments and other groups and the food is made just for your group. I really enjoy staying there.

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Corinth
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Rather boring unless you fish, but we did see both elk and buffalo. The gift shops had some interesting items for sale.

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