Lake Barkley State Resort Park RV & Campground Guide

Kentucky

Located in Trigg County, Kentucky, Lake Barkley State Resort Park is just a short drive from Cadiz and Eddyville. East of the 58,000-acre lake of the same name, the park has its own campground and tons of fishing spots. The largest yellow bass caught in the history of the state came from Lake Barkley. Enjoy a championship golf course, an indoor swimming pool, a marina, and the Windows on the Water restaurant in Lake Barkley State Resort Park as well as multiple hiking and cycling trails.

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Weather
Spring 57-72 F
Summer 66-83 F
Fall 69-74 F
Winter 51-62 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Lake Barkley State Resort Park

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Lake Barkley State Resort Park Campground

Lake Barkley State Resort Park has nearly 80 sites available and 64 standard sites that accommodate RVs. A nearby gift shop offers Kentucky souvenirs made by locals, but you'll also find an 18-hole golf course, a fully-equipped fitness room, and an indoor swimming pool.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: No
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Golf course, meeting rooms, biking trails, boating, fitness equipment, luxury resort, cabin rentals

Goose Hollow Campground & RV Park

At Goose Hollow Campground & RV Park, you can opt for a nightly rental or an entire year, with annual sites starting at just $1,800. Guests can bring dogs as long as they keep them on leashes and have alcohol provided that they keep those drinks on their spots.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Efficiency cabin rentals, swimming pool, bathhouse, large sites, wooded areas, boat and RV storage

Kamptown RV Resort

Kamptown RV Resort encourages guests to have a great time with tons of recreational amenities, including a game room with daily activities and a pool that is open year-round. You can stay for one night or get a discount with a booking for one week, month, or year.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Swimming pool, boat dock, private fishing pond, full security, volleyball court, horseshoe pits, long-term discounts

Kentucky Lakes/Prizer Point KOA

The large sites at Kentucky Lakes/Prizer Point KOA campground can accommodate recreational vehicles of up to 100 feet long. Guests can sign up for special activities, including movie nights, a zip line course, and a ropes course. Boat and cabin rentals are also available.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Cable TV, dog park, swimming pool, pavilion, fire pits, camp store, zip line course, boat rentals, planned activities, cabin rentals

RV Rentals Near Lake Barkley State Resort Park

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What to Do at
Lake Barkley State Resort Park

Inside Lake Barkley State Resort Park

Lake Barkley State Resort Park combines the benefits of a park with the luxury of a resort. Windows on the Water is an on-site restaurant open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily. The Boots Randolph 18-hole championship golf course challenges golfers of all levels. The park has a trap range that charges $20 per person and tennis courts. You also have the choice of renting a cabin or booking a night in the large lodge.

Outside Lake Barkley State Resort Park

Take a trip out of the park to explore Cadiz and the surrounding region. The restaurants offer everything from burgers to steaks, but you'll find plenty of museums and shops to hit, too.

Restaurants

Harper House Restaurant

Open from Wednesday to Sunday every week, Harper House Restaurant offers delicious steaks and burgers. No matter what you order, you may want to add a slice of the World's Greatest Chocolate Cake at the end.

Type: Steakhouse

Location: 123A D.J. Everett Dr, Cadiz, KY 42211

Triplets BBQ

When you're in the mood for authentic barbecue made the Kentucky way, head to Triplets BBQ. The menu includes pork, chicken, brisket, and burgers made daily and lets you order by the pound to enjoy later.

Type: Barbecue

Location: 123B D.J. Everett Dr, Cadiz, KY 42211

Cadiz Family Restaurant

Cadiz Family Restaurant offers a daily buffet with dishes that constantly change for less than $10 per person. The daily special changes just as frequently and may include fried chicken or a hot ham and cheese sandwich with your choice of sides.

Type: American

Location: 324 Main St, Cadiz, KY 42211

No Way Jose Taqueria

Called the best place in Cadiz for Mexican food, No Way Jose Taqueria is worth the trip. The brothers who own the restaurant offer burritos and other fun dishes and can deliver an order right to your campground.

Type: Mexican

Location: 5728 Hopkinsville Rd, Cadiz, KY 42211

Ferrell's Snappy Services

Keep your eyes peeled when driving down Main Street because Ferrell's Snappy Services is in a tiny building that you might miss. Classic diner food is on the menu, including pancakes for breakfast and burgers for dinner.

Type: American, Diner

Location: 2021 Main St, Cadiz, KY 42211

Shopping

Cadiz Antique Mall

With three floors and 30,000 square feet, the Cadiz Antique Mall offers something for everyone. It is open every day except for Sunday and has a small ice cream shop where you can grab a sweet treat.

Location: 34 Main St, Cadiz, KY 42211

The Sweet Shoppe

If you're in the mood for something sweet, head over to The Sweet Shoppe. The options change daily based on the bakers but include cakes, cookies, brownies, and gifts for special occasions.

Location: 125 Main St, Cadiz, KY 42211

Orme Hardware Co.

Those who miss the old days when experts worked in hardware stores will love the men and women at the Orme Hardware Co. This local store opened in 1869 and offers a wide range of essentials, including power tools and camping supplies.

Location: 634 Lincoln Ave, Cadiz, OH 43907

Loose Treasures

Find some unique gifts and souvenirs to take home at Loose Treasures. Owned by a Cadiz native, the shop features hundreds of signs and yard decorations made from wood and painted by hand.

Location: 59 Main St, Cadiz, KY 42211

Food Giant

Don't worry if you reach Lake Barkley and realize that you left a few ingredients at home. Food Giant has a convenient location in Cadiz and stocks everything from fresh cakes and baked goods to hot dogs and buns.

Location: 1897 Main St, Cadiz, KY 42211

Sightseeing

Woodlands Nature Station

Explore the natural wonders of Kentucky at the Woodlands Nature Station, which is home to 8,500 acres. Admission starts at $5 per child and $7 per adult and allows you to learn about nature with a helpful guide.

Location: 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz, KY 42211

Janice Mason Art Museum

The Janice Mason Art Museum in Kentucky is one of the best places to see art. It's home to both a permanent collection and traveling exhibits, including those that spotlight the work of young artists in the community.

Location: 71 Main St, Cadiz, KY 42211

Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory

Not far away from the Woodland Nature Station is the Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory. It opens at 10:00 a.m. every day of the week and holds its last show at 4:00 p.m. You can get tickets for $3.50-6 per person or tickets to a laser show for only $8.

Location: 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County represent the region's largest group of museums and historic sites, including a former post office from 1915. You can also explore the Pennyroyal Area Museum and Woody Winfree Museum to learn more about the African Americans who lived in Kentucky before and after the Civil War.

Location: 217 E 9th St, Hopkinsville, KY 42240

West End City Park

Located on the western side of Cadiz, the West End City Park is one of the oldest in the area. It features large and open spaces as well as picnic tables and grills for those who want to cook during their visit.

Location: Cadiz, KY 42211

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How to Get to
Lake Barkley State Resort Park

To get to Lake Barkley State Resort Park, hop on the Western Kentucky Parkway, which is accessible via I-71. This interstate runs from northern to southern Kentucky. Take I-71 to I-65 S until you reach Exit 91C-A for Elizabethtown. You'll stay on this road and merge into the Western Kentucky Parkway. The parkway includes signs for the park that direct you onto U.S. 68 and KY-1489 that lead to State Park Road.

Entering Lake Barkley State Resort Park

The park's hours are seasonal, so check on their site for details of their schedule.

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