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Status: Open through Sun Nov 01 2015
Max reservation window: Tue May 24 2016
87 site(s) found


Kenlake State Resort Park is a polished vacation and business retreat in the heart of one of the nation's finest outdoor recreation areas. The resort is only minutes away from Land Between the Lakes, a 170,000-acre National Recreation Area. Kenlake is located on the mid-west shore of Kentucky Lake and a perfect spot to enjoy the great outdoors.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Bath House
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boating, Jon (Paddle)
  • Boating, Power
  • Botanical Garden
  • Cabins
  • Campground Host
  • Camping improved site
  • Cottages
  • Dining
  • Dock, Boat
  • Dump Station
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Fishing
  • Fishing reservoir
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Gardens, Botanical Displ
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseshoe Pitching
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Horseshoes
  • Information Center
  • Jet Skiing
  • Jogging/Running
  • Laundry
  • Lodging, Cabins
  • Marina
  • Meeting Space
  • Moorage
  • Motel
  • Musical Performances
  • Newspapers
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Playground
  • Recreation Programs
  • Rent Bicycles
  • Rent Fishing Equipment
  • Rent Jet Skis
  • Rentals, Boat, Jon (paddle)
  • Rentals, Boat, Motorized
  • Restaurant
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Bait & Tackle
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
  • Retail, Snacks
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Retail-Supplies
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Shelters
  • Shuttle Service
  • Sightseeing
  • Skiing - Water
  • Sunbathing
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Trails Hiking/Walking easy
  • Volleyball
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Reservoir
  • Water Drinking
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • area attraction
Less Than 1 Mile
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Grocery stores
  • Town
Within 10 Miles
  • Churches
  • Cultural Activities
  • Cultural-sites / Exhibits
  • Horse Rentals
  • Horse Stalls
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Display
  • Nature Center
  • Nature Study
  • Outfitter
  • Propane
  • Scenic driving routes
  • Shopping
  • Stargazing
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • interpretive trail
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • Antiquing
  • Emergency Services
  • Hospital
  • Kennel
  • Maintenance, vehicle
  • Mall
  • Mantenance, RV/Camper
  • Medical Clinic
  • Sail Boating
Alerts and Important Information
Please note: There is road construction in the Land Between the Lakes Area, while the construction is not effecting the park itself, noise from the construction area may be heard across the lake at our campground.

All campers must register at the Entrance Gate and shall remain on their assigned site unless permission is granted by gate attendant. Check out time is 1:00pm.
Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash at all times.
Fires are restricted to fire boxes and must be attended at all times.
Vehicles must display car pass or visitor pass.
Quiet time begins at 11:00pm.

Please note:

  • The maximum reservation window is 12 months in advance to the date.
  • New Inventory is made available when the call center opens.
  • There is a 1 night minimum stay during the week at all parks.
  • There is a 2 night minimum stay on peak season weekends at all parks with the exception of the Kentucky Horse Park.
  • The minimum stay on peak season weekends at the Kentucky Horse Park is 1 night.
  • Customers may arrive on a Friday or Saturday and stay a minimum of two nights.
  • Customer service is authorized to fill in any empty spaces caused by the 2-night weekend stay rule.
  • Please note the following:

  • Longer minimum night stays are required at most campgrounds during holiday periods.
  • Parks prohibits the importation firewood by campers from any state outside of Kentucky. This is in an effort to help prevent the introduction of the Emerald Ash Borer into the state. Firewood is available for sale in the state park campgrounds. http://parks.ky.gov/regulations/firewood.htm
  • Please note that the Kentucky Department of Parks permits the use of non-licensed vehicles in campgrounds, including golf carts, only by those individuals with a disability. This policy will be enforced for the safety of all guests.
  • Kentucky Campground sites can be occupied by a maximum of 8 occupants. Four (4) adults and children 16 and under are included in the base rate. Each additional adult is $5.00 per night will be collected upon arrival at the park.
  • Water and electric service at most sites are several feet from the site itself. Customers need to have a water hose and a heavy duty extension cord.
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    36.77167, -88.13778
    36°46'18"N, 88°8'16"W

    Kenlake State Resort Park is located at the intersection of US 68 & US 80 in Aurora, KY, forty (40) miles southeast of Paducah, KY. Arriving from the north, take Interstate 24 to the Purchase Parkway (exit 25) south to Draffenville, KY (exit 47). Take US 68 south 17 mi. to Kenlake. From the east, take Interstate 24 west to Cadiz, KY (exit 65). Take US 68/80 west 25 mi. to Kenlake

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    542 Kenlake Road
    Hardin  KY  42048

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (270)474-2211