Simply put, Barren River Lake State Resort Park, and its surrounding region, is Kentucky showing off. The longest cave system in the world, Mammoth Cave, is located just 27 miles northwest of beautiful Barren River.
Barren River Lake Resort Park is a water-lover’s paradise and, with an abundance of large mouth, white and hybrid striped bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crappie, and rough fish, it’s a fisherman’s (or woman’s!) dream come true.
Love boating? The beautiful 10,000 acre Barren River Lake features 100 open slips, a launching ramp, rental fishing boats, pontoons, deck boats, and john boats.
A swimming pool is provided for exclusive use of lodge and cottage guests, and there is even a public beach and bathhouse.
Barren River Lake State Resort Park Cottages
22 stylish and contemporary cottages each include two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Each boasts a clear view of the beautiful lake and come with tableware, cooking utensils, and linens. Fresh linens are available daily. Cottages are available by late afternoon, check out by 11 am.
The Louie B. Nunn Lodge
The lodge is surrounded by rolling, tree covered hills and overlooks Barren River Lake. The lodge includes 51 rooms and offers full amenities. A gift shop features a large selection of Kentucky handcrafts and souvenirs.
Rooms are available by late afternoon, check out by noon, Central Time.
A variety of meeting facilities are available. For small group dining, there are two private dining rooms that seat 32 and 20. The Thistle Room seats 33 guests, the Tartan Room seats 75, and the Highland Room accommodates up to 400 guests.
The beautiful campgrounds are available for use from April 1 – October 31. The 99-site campground features utility hookups, a dump station, and two central service buildings with showers and restrooms.
Check out by 1 pm.
Kentucky’s infamous cuisine can be enjoyed in the 146-seat dining room. Breakfast, lunch, and supper are all served by a courteous staff who embody the phrase Southern Hospitality.
Barren River Lake State Resort Park includes an 18 hole regulation golf course with pro shop, riding carts, and rental clubs.
Guided trail rides through the park. Open Memorial Day – Labor Day.
4 miles of beautiful wooded trails, 1-1/2 mile paved trail – easy to moderate level.
Swimming pool for exclusive use of lodge and cottage guests, plus a public beach and bathhouse.
100 open slips, 149 covered slips, launching ramp, rental fishing boats, pontoons, deck boats, and john boats.
February: Buffalo Night
June: Glasgow Highland Games
October: Spookout Weekend!
Glasgow – 11.28 miles SE
Bowling Green – 40.79 miles SE
Louisville – 106.05 miles S
Nashville, TN – 102.69 miles N
For More Information:
Barren River Lake State Resort Park
1149 State Park Road
Lucas, KY 42156-9709
Lodge Reservations: 1-800-325-0057