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LAKE BARKLEY STATE RESORT PARK, KY

Status: Closed through Tue Mar 31 2015
Max reservation window: Sun Dec 27 2015

Description

The park is nearby to several local attractions. In the quaint town of Cadiz, many antique shops line the downtown area. The U.S. Forest Service manages a 186,000 acre tract known as "Land Between the Lakes" which offer wildlife viewing, elk and bison prarie, living history farm, and a planetarium. While in Cadiz visit the Janice Mason Art Museum housed in the old Post Office.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • ATM (available in Lodge Lobby)
  • ATM/ Cash Machine
  • Admin Service, Coping
  • Admin Service, Copying
  • Airport
  • Amphitheater
  • Archery
  • Artifact/Petroglyph View
  • Bathhouse
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Boating, Canoeing
  • Boating, Jon (Paddle)
  • Boating, Kayaking
  • Boating, Pedal
  • Boating, Power
  • Cabins
  • Campground Host
  • Camping improved site
  • Camping equestrain
  • Catering
  • Comfort Station
  • Cottages
  • Daning
  • Dining
  • Dock, Boat
  • Driftwood Collecting
  • Dump Station camper
  • DumpStation Marian
  • Field Sports/Activities
  • Fire Rings
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Fishing
  • Fishing park lake
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Golf
  • Golfing
  • Grill
  • Grocery store
  • Group/Community facility
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseshoes
  • Independence Day Fireworks
  • Jet Skiing
  • Jogging/Running
  • Laundry
  • Lifeguarda(Seasonal)
  • Lodging Cabins
  • Lodging goroup facilities
  • Lodging group facilities
  • Maintenance Housekeeping
  • Maintenance, Boat
  • Maintenance, Facility
  • Maintenance, Rv/Camper
  • Meeting Space
  • Mountain Biking
  • Newspaper
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • Park Lake
  • Park Lake (Fishing Only)
  • Parking
  • Pay Telephone
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Table
  • Picnicing
  • Playground
  • Program Recreational
  • Program, Recreational
  • Programs, Instructional
  • Rantels boat Motorized
  • Rantels boat pedal
  • Recreation Programs
  • Recycling Station
  • Rent Bicycles
  • Rent Fishing Equipment
  • Rent Jet Skis
  • Rentail Seasonal concessions
  • Rentail snacks
  • Rentail Ice
  • Rentail bait & Tackle
  • Rentail drinks
  • Restaurant
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Snacks
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Retail, Supplies
  • River/Stream
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Skiing - Water
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming - Pool
  • Swimming Park Lake
  • Swimming Pool
  • Swimming-Park Lake
  • Telephone
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Trail, Hiking/Walking, Easy
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Volleyball
  • Volleyball Net
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lane
  • Water Drinking
  • Water Skiing
  • Water, Drinking
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • area attraction
  • ball field
  • horseshoe pit
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Fishing reservoir
Within 10 Miles
  • Antiquing
  • Churches
  • Cultural Sites/ Exhibits
  • Emergency Services
  • First Aid Station
  • Fishing River
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Grocery stores
  • Hiking Moderate
  • Hospital
  • Hunting
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Display
  • Mantenance,vehicle
  • Pay Telephone
  • Program Archeology
  • Programs instructional
  • Programs, History
  • Scenic driving routes
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Shopping
  • interpretive trail
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Archeological Sites
  • Camping backcountry
  • Camping equestrain group
  • Car rentals
  • Historic Sites
  • Horse Rentals
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mall
  • Mantenance, RV/Camper
  • Museum
  • Nature Study
  • Nature center
  • Sail Boarding
  • Sail Boating
  • Scuba Diving
  • Town
  • Windsurfing/Sailboarding
  • Winery Tours
Alerts and Important Information
All sites are black top surface and uneven. Picnic table and fire-ring at each site.

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.
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    36.855, -87.92278
    36°51'18"N, 87°55'22"W

    Lake Barkley State Resort Park is located eight miles west of Cadiz on U.S. Highway 68. Exit 65 off I-24 onto U.S. Highway 68, head West 15 miles to the entrance of the park.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    LAKE BARKLEY STATE RESORT PARK
    P.O.BOX 790
    Frankfurt  KY  42211

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (270)924-1131