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Pennyrile Forest State Resort Lodge

20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd, Dawson Springs, KY 42408
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bean Station, Tn
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I came for the first time to the area for a photography weekend hosted by Kentucky State Parks. Great place to stay, friendly staff and wonderful restaurant. It was quiet and I enjoyed the escape from life weekend we spent here

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A get away in a state park in Kentucky was something we wanted to experience and there is so much choice. We chose Pennyrile as it was close to where we were heading and it was fully open despite being early in the season. We stayed in the lodge where each room does have lake views as well as easy... More 

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Missouri
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Pennyrile Lodge is picture perfect pretty with it's stone exterior and beautiful flowers. All rooms have a lovely view of the lake. The rooms were spotless and comfortable, even though the Lodge is 60 years old. They also have cottages that were clean and comfortable. We liked it so much, we are planning a family reunion there.

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Princeton, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We recently stayed here for a little weekend getaway for our anniversary. This was our first stay at the lodge and we were pleasantly surprised. Our room was nice...clean and comfy bed. All of the staff were so nice. We enjoyed the hiking and walking trails offered as well as the pedal boat we rented to use on the lake.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed in the furthest cabin from the lodge, a 2 bedroom. (When booking on line, select 2Br Cottage, 4Dbl, Lake - as we felt this was one of the best for a couple of reasons). Our reservations were for April 11, 12 and 13 of 2014. There were several events going on while during our stay, we were there... More 

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Riverview, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Dated, and it seems the state hasn't paid very much attention to it in the last few years, the bathroom door (Room 207) was hard to close and didn't lock. Outdoor patio is unusable, but the window works just fine. Continental breakfast comes included. Campers however are blocked from some amenities such as the pool. Internet was finicky and at... More 

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Kentucky
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7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

My husband and I recently spent the night in a one bedroom cottage for a little winter getaway. Sad to say no fireplace in this one, but there are other cottages with fireplaces that were already rented. I must say, the staff was quite friendly as was our experience from visiting the state park a couple of years before, so... More 

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Sulphur, Louisiana
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We stayed for three nights and our cabin was clean and ready for check in. The staff was always smiling, answered any questions we had about local attractions. Lots of wildlife and beautiful views. Will stay again.

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Indiana
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We spent 4 nights in a cabin at Pennyrile State Forest and had great time. The cabin was a 2 bedroom with 1 bath and a small but complete kitchen. There is a good golf course that we played and a lodge that served either off the menu or a buffet. We ate off the buffet the 3 meals that... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

This little lake & lodge, perched high above its banks, are truly gems of W KY's natural scene. About 20' from Dawson Springs, & about 40' from Madisonville, my former home of 6 yrs, the creek-fed lake is still large enough for canoes, swimming, & fishing. There's a beach w/ rentable boats & numerous nature trails. There are also very... More 

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