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Address: Murray, KY
Activities: Fishing
Description: The lake has an abundance of 13-14 inch fish and a rising bass population.

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Great place to go for a relaxing swim or a day of fishing and/or camping.

Lake is clean and well kept. Due to all the heavy rain their is currently some areas that have lots of drift wood and various other items that have washed ashore but I'm sure it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
Tina1969hudson
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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Lake is clean and well kept. Due to all the heavy rain their is currently some areas that have lots of drift wood and various other items that have washed ashore but I'm sure it will be cleaned up soon. I was just their yesterday. Great marine and you can even rent boats if you want in addition to camping... More 

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
34 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

I grew up on this lake and there is great crappie, bass, and cat fishing all over the lake no matter where you put in at. Also there are great sand bars to swim at or any number of beaches up and down the lake.

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Hardinsburg, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Didn't know this existed, but a very informative guy gave us a short tour loaded with info. Worth a half hour of your time.

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Tipp City, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I have been coming here since I was a kid, so the lake holds a special place in my heart. The area & lake is absolutely beautiful. Only thing bad I would say is other than the lake, there is little to nothing else to do in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

There's so many great things to at Kentucky Lake and the Land Between the Lakes Recreation Area (NFS). Boating, skiing, fishing, hunting (in season) hiking, camping, off-roading, nature-watching, horseback riding. A wonderful place for a family vacation or a weekend getaway for two.

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DOVER
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353 reviews 353 reviews
121 attraction reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We have a lake home on Ky lake in the paris landing area. You will love Ky lake. There are lots of floating bars and restaurants to have fun while you are on the water!! Its large with lots of fun!!

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Harvester, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Dirty lake, dingy water, poor fishing and expensive out of state license costs makes Kentucky Lake a great place to stay far away from. Even the local gripe about the poor fishing. $40.00 each for a week fishing license-------we opted out of that expense and caught as many fish as anyone we saw fishing in the lake--not one, and we... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I am a regular at Kentucky Lake. You have to check it out. The boating and fishing is amazing. Head over to Smith Bay, or visit one of the many restaurants on the water. Great place to Vacation.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a great place if you like the outdoors. Plenty of places to camp, fish, boat and unwind. Lots of different things to do during the summer. I recommend you visit the web site to see what is going on. This is not the place to go if you are wanting Restaurants or shopping.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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