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You can find anything you want on beautiful Kentucky Lake. Fine and casual dining available at the... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Benton, Kentucky
Beautiful and so relaxing!

Always enjoy visiting this beautiful lake. They have a lot to do around the lake, and awesome... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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The lake has an abundance of 13-14 inch fish and a rising bass population.
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

You can find anything you want on beautiful Kentucky Lake. Fine and casual dining available at the many waterside restaurants and even floating restaurants at 'The Sands"' beach area and in 'Smith" bay. No finer fishing in west KY. Come and enjoy Kentucky's Western Waterland.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Always enjoy visiting this beautiful lake. They have a lot to do around the lake, and awesome places to eat, too.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Very large lake. It was also very clean! Had lots of coves to hang out in. Had a nice beach to dock the boat on. Great lake for tubing or cruising. We will be back!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JenHwrd1223
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

As a family we used to stay in Baldridge cottages for many many Summers and it has many favorite memories. This is a return in my later years in life with my second husband. We camped at Lakeshore Campground and Marina which was amazing with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mrs P
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

The lake is so beautiful. We have a wonderful time here. We like the place very much. We have a very relaxing time there. We played any things we want. We go swimming, fishing, boat fun and seeing the incredible sun rise which we have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank cindylc38
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Boaters beware! Kentucky Fish and Wildlife can be very aggressive. The department is looking for trouble and may hassle good people. As a lifelong resident and a person that has spent many thousands of dollars to enjoy the water, I am advising you to be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Steven W
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The, new, fresh delivered, boat was full of gas and ready for a day long ride around the lakes. The boat was well equipped with all the required safety equipment and life preservers. A canopy on the boat provided shade for the days touring.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank O6362LOgaryb
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

Date of experience: December 2017
6  Thank Debbie W
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

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Reader1957
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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank jyates34
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Eileen b
January 6, 2019|
Response from Mrs P | Reviewed this property |
I suggest saying somewhere around the bridges so that you can get back and forth across the lakes easily. There's lots of beautiful homes in the area to rent. Also nice if you're by a boat dock if you plan to go fishing... More
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.
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