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Beautiful!

We stopped here for a couple of hours on our way to Atlanta. The lake is very impressive. We had a... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
TaraMcConkey
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Shawnee, Kansas
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Two day trip

I visited with my friends for a couple of days. We went boating and found different swimming spots... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Andy H
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Jasper, Indiana
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Aug 30, 2018
“Gross, and customer service doesn’t exist!”
Jul 2, 2018
“Beautiful park but poorly run”
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We rented a “deluxe” cabin, deluxe it was not!!!! During the last two days, we had no power for 80% of the time and lost all of our food in the refrigerator. With small children electricity is a must and why we chose to stay...More

Thank Inspiration93153
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The grounds are beautiful and it's great seeing the wildlife.Food in the dining room is average but the service leaves a lot to be desired. Our air conditioning does not work well and no one ever showed up to fix it. The bath tubs did...More

2  Thank Brad H
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a couple of hours on our way to Atlanta. The lake is very impressive. We had a ton of fun walking the shore line. Our son found a lot of cool "sea" shells on shore including some cool looking opened clam...More

Thank TaraMcConkey
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I visited with my friends for a couple of days. We went boating and found different swimming spots. It was so relaxing and was just the ticket to reset during a hectic summer.

2  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Last time I visited Lake Barkley my thought was beautiful. Wild life every where. Deer hanging along the roadsides greeting you as you enter the park. I camped on that trip but am planning another Lodge trip stay at the end of May 2017. Excited...More

1  Thank Beachbluesman
Reviewed 10 March 2017

My husband's family owned a cabin on Lake Barkley for over 30 years. I live in Florida which may be considered a Little Piece of Paradise, but let me tell you..........this lake is one of the most tranquil, nature friendly places on the planet. You...More

1  Thank ML S
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My mother and I hung out here for a few hours while her boyfriend was golfing. He definitely recommends their course. We intended to do their outdoor pool but you unfortunately have to be staying with their lodge to use that but they will allow...More

Thank Daniela L
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great rec spot. Part of a greater chunk of land that encompasses land between the lakes. The whole area is a huge nature preserve with a bunch of rednecks thrown in just to make sure the wildlife doesn't get too used to...More

1  Thank nabenom
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Great hidden gem in the middle of KY, near the Tennessee border. So many things to do, huge boating paradise, fishing, hunting, vacation spot. Amazing bird watching including lots of bald eagles. Great hiking trails, hidden restaurant gems. Great family trip!

1  Thank JSD47630
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We were just passing through here on our way to our honeymoon cabin in Hot Springs, NC. We stopped here for a geocache. It was so beautiful we did a little more research and really hope we can come back to take it all in...More

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