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Kentucky Lake

Gilbertsville, KY 42045
+1 270-527-4197
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Driving by and decided that we would check this out.

Beautiful lake , nice looking picnic places, fishing is welcome. Easy parking , and easy to get to... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Nancy B
Godfrey, Illinois
via mobile
It's all there at KY Lake and there's something for all.

First, it's a gigantic lake that welcomes everybody: canoes; houseboats; sailboats; barges... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
via mobile
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The lake has an abundance of 13-14 inch fish and a rising bass population.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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Gilbertsville, KY 42045
+1 270-527-4197
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lake , nice looking picnic places, fishing is welcome. Easy parking , and easy to get to off of the highway !

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

First, it's a gigantic lake that welcomes everybody: canoes; houseboats; sailboats; barges; jet-skis; pontoons; yachts; Jon boats; ski boats; well, you get the picture. Don't have one? Rent one. At the north end, there is a very large Kentucky Dam, with its flood control locks....More

Thank Coff33
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We love going to KY lake. We always love to see the beauty of it. Their campground area is also very nice, we always enjoy staying there too. Very nice area for Motorcycle Riding!!

Thank Sheila G
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Whether you are looking to fish, boat or just sight-see, the South's Great Lake (extending into Kentucky and Tennessee), provides many and varied opportunities. Water clarity is good (for a Tennessee River lake), and summer water temps are warm and inviting for water-based activities. Numerous...More

1  Thank BHappy2
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We had a blast. We had ages 0 to 74 everyone had a great time! They have several boats to choose from.

Thank brouxie
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My family absolutely loves this place. Make sure you stop at lighthouse landing. Always a good time.

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 26 June 2017

the ladies were so pleasant! very beautiful wooded area to ride in. loved my horse. found out he was owners personal horse but he was so gentle. very good rate for the 45 min ride!!!! this is a must go to.

Thank divastar1974
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The lake at Gilbertsville offers some very nice views of the lake, and it is well worth the visit. We enjoyed the views during an afternoon visit.

Thank Lorin G
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome lake that is directly connected to Lake Barkley. There is a lot to do in the area including boat rental, horse back riding, over 200 miles of hiking, mountain bike and ATV trails, RV and primitive camping, wildlife viewing (bison, elk,...More

Thank Stack3
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Just completed a day long trip on Nolan Lake. Took 3 small children and 4 adults on a 20 ft pontoon. Made the reservation in advance and picked up the boat about 9:30 am. After some quick paperwork and instructions, we were on our way....More

Thank JamesB1228
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28 July 2017|
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Response from Stack3 | Reviewed this property |
The State Park has a nice lodge with restaurant, pool and marina on-site. The lodge rooms are clean, but not as nice as a business class chain hotel. Renting a pontoon boat for the day or going to the Land between the... More
Gabriele O
21 July 2017|
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Response from Cindy M | Reviewed this property |
I've seen people bring dog's so I assume it is alright.