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Rough River Dam State Resort Park

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450 Lodge Road, Falls of Rough, KY 40119-6011
Rough River Dam State Resort Park
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Bad : Room hadn't been vacuumed - Food crumbs on floor. Upholstery ripped in lodge chairs.Checkers broken in game room. Room AC very loud. Miniature golf course a wreck. Badly worn greens with multiple divots. Some of the hole signs actually rotted away and laying on ground. Trail could use some maintenance. Some cement walkways in bad shape. Some of... More 

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Tennessee, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We looked at cabin #204. My first impression was pieces of trash around the front door. It was like a garbage bag had broken and no one took the time to clean up the small pieces. We decided to stay in the lodge in room 245. It had a small balcony and a view of the lake. The room was... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We went to Rough River Dam State Resort Park for a RC Fly In. The park is beautiful and the lake and surrounding area is spectacular. It is in a very rural area of Kentuky so it is isolated. This is both good and bad... The cottages are nice, and they are clean. They are a bit dated and need... More 

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Charleston, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The lodge rooms at Rough River Dam State Park are modest and need some updating but we had a great time. The beds are comfy and the rooms are clean and the bathrooms are quite small but the best thing is the private balconies and patios overlooking the lake. We arrived very late on a Wednesday and did not get... More 

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Worth staying. Rooms overlook the lake are are basic, but reasonably well appointed. Beads are comfortable. Bathrooms are terribly small, with the sink outside, but then it is a state park, not a luxury resort. The setting is fabulous. Friendly staff, passable food in dining room.

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louisville,ky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Stayed at a nearby log cabin for a girls weekend trip. Because we didn't have a lake view but close to Falls of the Rough Dam State Park, we discovered their Marina offered $8 boat tour lasting about 1 1/2 hours. We had a beautiful day and our tour guide was delightful. He's been living on the river for years... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Nice and wide RV spaces, but most are lower in the back (for drainage) than we prefer. We couldn't adjust the 4" drop from front to back. EZ pull-thru spaces off paved roads. The dump is also off-level in the wrong direction, so we couldn't get a complete empty of our tanks. Laundry and shower house are up the hill.... More 

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KY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Had a nice stay in one of the executive cottages with another couple for a fishing tournament. The boat parking was a slight issue, but we made do (had to park in the grass). The cottage was older but had been updated and was spaced nicely from the other cottages. We had a slight problem at check-in but it was... More 

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Independence, Kentucky, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We stayed two nights in a cottage. It was outdated, but clean and well appointed. There wasn't much of a view from the porch. There were only a couple of short trails for hiking. The restaurant food was good. We did enjoy the 2 hour boat trip and the live bluegrass band was really fun too. We arrived early on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Flew into the state park airport and walked to the lodge for lunch. Great food and service. Was quite surprised how good it was and the extensive selection. Will be going back for sure!!! The mini golf was closed for the season but they let us play anyway.

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