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Kenlake Home

Kenlake State Resort Park
542 Kenlake Road
Hardin, KY 42048-9737
Telephone: 270-474-2211
Toll Free: 800-325-0143

Sales Contact
Tammy Nanney

Regional Sales Contact
Paige Thompson

Weather Conditions

Situated high above Kentucky Lake, the Kenlake Lodge steps back in time to the era of grand hotels and relaxing weekend holidays.

Lodge rooms have interior hallways and the meeting room just off the lobby showcases the outdoor pool and Kentucky Lake through its wall of windows. For additional flexibility, the indoor tennis center can be converted to a 20,000-square-foot exhibit hall or convention space.

Cherokee State Park

Rich in history, Cherokee State Park was once the only segregated state park for African-Americans in the South and one of only three such parks in the United States. Today, the original dining hall has been fully restored as a modern 200-seat event/meeting facility with wi-fi and climate-controlled comfort. Patio, overlook and gardens create the perfect area for family reunions, wedding ceremonies or company retreats.

Site Features

Located on the mid-west shore of Kentucky Lake, with the longest shoreline of any man-made lake in the eastern United States, Kenlake is the perfect spot to hold your event and enjoy the great outdoors.

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


Gracious hospitality is the tradition at the Kenlake lodge. From the radiant gardens to the lake views, this 48-room hotel is a destination for the entire family.

Experience the manicured flower gardens surrounding the lodge to enjoy nature’s finest palette of seasonal colors. Rooms available by late afternoon. Accommodation rates for groups of ten or more are available by contacting the park's sales representative.


For more private accommodations you may choose a one, two, or three-bedroom cottage with one or two baths.

These cottages offer beautiful lake, wooded, or golf course views with features that include decks and screened-in porches. 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.


Are you roughing it?

It won’t be too difficult in the 90-site campground. Utility hookups, a dump station, and a central service building with showers and rest rooms make your camping trip hassle-free. Closed for season from mid-November to mid-March.

Hiking Trails (2 miles)
Outdoor Pool (Seasonal)
Planned Recreation
Naturalist Activities
Picnic Tables
Fishing, Pontoon, Bass or Ski
Boat Rentals (Seasonal)
Jet Ski Rentals (Seasonal)

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