Kentucky Dam Village State Park
Description of the location, accommodations, and recreational activities that can be found at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park near Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake.
Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, located 21 miles south east of Paducah, Kentucky is one of the most popular resorts in Kentucky. This 1,352-acre park features the largest marina in Kentucky's park system and the largest lake in the state. It is the perfect spot for water sports enthusiasts to visit. One of the feature attractions in the area is Land Between the Lakes, which is a 40-mile-long nature conservation area that is bordered by Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake.
The 72-room Village Inn Lodge offers a private patio or balcony off of each room. It has a 346-seat full service dining room and a nice gift shop that features a large selection of Kentucky handcrafts and souvenirs. The 14-room Village Green Inn is located by the golf course and may be rented as an entire unit. There are also 72 cottages that have one, two or three bedrooms and one or two bathrooms. Cooking utensils, tableware, and linens are available daily to cottage guests. Overnight guests at Kentucky Dam Village have more choices of accommodations at this park than any other state park in Kentucky.
The convention center has a capacity for 525 banquet guests or 900 guests seated theatre style. Meeting rooms for 65-70 guests are also available near the Village Green Inn.
The 221-site campground offers paved campsites, utility hookups, a grocery store, two garbage-dumping points, and 4 central service buildings with showers and rest rooms. Aviators may stay at the air camp near their aircrafts. This facility has one central service building with showers and rest rooms as well. The airport has a 4,000-foot lighted and paved airstrip that is located a mile and a half from the Lodge.
The marina has 100 open slips and 225 covered slips, in addition to several types of rental boats including fishing, pontoon, ski boats and wave runners. Pedal boats may be rented neat the beach. Visitors may also enjoy fishing, swimming, golf, picnics, tennis, shuffleboard, playgrounds, various water sports, and more.
For more information write, Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, P.O. Box 69, Gilbertsville, KY 42044-0069 or call 270-362-4271. For reservations call 1-800-325-0146.