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This lake was created in 1943 for flood control.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The day before we visited this area, strong storms had passed through. This was in addition to exceptional rain for the entire month. We encountered many barriers, closing roads and denying access to recreational venues. We were able to get close to Dale Hollow Dam....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Konasmother
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Beautiful lake with several marinas to have some good food and good drink. Super clear water with miles and miles of secluded shoreline.,

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank rick c
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The lake is huge and you can get lost easily, so take a map. We got turned around and luckily Google maps actually worked while we were on the boat and we got our bearings again! It is a beautiful lake and we would love...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank freetobe2012
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This is a very nice place to take the family on vacation, especially if you have a boat. The lake runs from Kentucky into Tennessee, and easy to get lost it's so large. We stayed on the Kentucky side at Sulphur Creek Resort and had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Drstock55
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Love the lake, the staff at the boat dock and the surrounding area. The rental property was disappointing, but, live and learn

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank B9600YLstevel
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed an amazingly relaxing day by the swinging bridge. Lots of places to sit on the rocks and bank. Flat areas offer wonderful places for blankets and pinic items. I would suggest wearing aqua shoes due to the decent down to the water involves stepping...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tellthepeoplethe411
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We were told by the park ranger how good the food would be here, so we loaded up and drove down, the place was beautiful, the staff was very friendly, but the food wasn't as all it was cracked up to be, the coalslaw head...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark C
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

One of the employees was very rude and flipped us off as he passed us on the road. How dare him take a hand off the wheel, while he's driving 90 mph with a trailer.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Luther H
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Dale Hollow Lake takes up a remote area on the Obey River along the Kentucky and Tennessee border.. Although there is a state resort park in Kentucky, most of the lake is on the Tennessee side. This is a good time to visit because 2018...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 11 March 2018

There are so many little coves to duck back in and hang out when you want some peace but you can be right out in the open water if you are tubing or skiing. There are some neat little restaurants you can boat up to....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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22 August 2018|
Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
East Port Marina rents jet skis so I would say the answer is yes, unless you're from Michigan. (Just kidding- I live in the Columbus area and you know the reaction a license plate with the Mackinac Bridge gets here). To be... More
10 June 2018|
Response from Mrs P | Reviewed this property |
Lillydale and it is amazing. Every site has a lake view.