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Lake Barkley

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Lake Barkley State Resort Park
3500 State Park Road
Cadiz, KY 42211-0790
Telephone: 270-924-1131
Toll Free: 800-325-1708

Sales Contacts
Kerry Allen

Patricia Crabtree

Regional Sales Contact
Paige Thompson

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Considered by many to be the crown jewel of the Kentucky State Parks system, the lodge was designed by using a post-and-beam wood construction of Western Cedar, Douglas Fir and three and one-half acres of glass.

The park’s outstanding fitness center, with an indoor pool and glassed-in racquetball court, along with the 18-hole Boots Randolph Golf Course, offers your guests plenty of recreation after the meeting ends for the day.

The convention center, adjacent to the lodge, offers beautiful pre-function space for registration and a large meeting room with windows to capture the great outdoors.

For smaller meetings or special events, two smaller meeting rooms with balconies are located in the main lodge building.

Site Features

Lake Barkley State Resort Park rests on the shores of one of the world’s largest man-made lakes and provides for an array of outdoor activity, and the perfect location for your next event.

Click here to download Lake Barkley's Event Planner (Adobe PDF)


World-class Lake Barkley lodge, designed by Edward Durrell Stone, seems to have just emerged naturally from the wooded shoreline that surrounds it.

Using a post-and-beam wood construction of Western Cedar, Douglas fir, and three-and one-half acres of glass, the recently renovated Barkley Lodge complex provides a lake view from the private balconies of most of the 120 rooms and four suites.

The Little River Lodge offers 10 rooms and one suite and may be rented as a whole unit. Open year-round. Rooms available by late afternoon. Check-out by noon, Central Time. Pets are not allowed (with the exception of service dogs). Accommodation rates for groups of ten or more are available by contacting the park's sales representative.


For private accommodations enjoy one of the nine two-bedroom, two-bath cottages with lake or wooded views. For rustic charm Lake Barkley offers 4 two-bedroom log cabins.

Each has unique appeal, and offer screened-in porches or decks. Tableware, cooking utensils and linens are provided. Open year-round. Cottages are available by late afternoon. Accommodation rates for groups of ten or more are available by contacting the park's sales representative.


Find delight in the outdoors in the campground.

The campground has 78 sites with utility hookups, a dump station, and two central service buildings with showers and rest rooms.

18-Hole Boots Randolph Golf Course
Fitness Center & Racquetball
Indoor Glass-Enclosed Pool
Fishing Boat, Pontoon Boat, and Ski Boat Rentals
Beach (Seasonal)
Hiking Trails (9 miles)
Horseback Riding (Seasonal)
Outdoor Pool (Seasonal)
Planned Recreation/Naturalist Activities
Picnic Tables
Trap Range
Game Room

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