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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 January 31, 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 October 31, 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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Gilbertsville, KY 42045
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+1 270-527-4197
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Reviewed January 31, 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

3  Thank Debbie W
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Reviewed October 31, 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 September 26, 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 August 15, 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 August 14, 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

2  Thank Coff33
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Reviewed July 26, 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 July 18, 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 July 11, 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.

1  Thank brouxie
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Reviewed June 26, 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 June 26, 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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Ashley M
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Debbie W | Reviewed this property |
Kentucky Lake is very large.There is plenty of room for all sorts of water toys.
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donnafx6
September 26, 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
July 28, 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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