Kentucky Tourism

Barren River Lake Lucas, KY

  • Golf
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Barren River Lake State Resort Park
1149 State Park Road
Lucas, KY 42156
Park Manager: Acting: Shanna Spurlock
BikingBoatingCampingFishingGeocachingGolfHikingHorseback RidingOrienteeringPaddlingPlaygroundsSportsSwimming

Lodging & Camping

Surrounded by rolling, tree-covered hills, the lodge overlooks the beautiful 10,000-acre lake. The lodge has 51 rooms and offers full amenities.  Open year-round.  Rooms are available by late afternoon.  Lodge room check-out by 11:00am, local time. We are now pet friendly. No more than two pets are allowed per room/cottage. Click here to review our pet policy.

High speed wireless internet service available at the lodge.

Click here to Reserve A Lodge Room/Cabin
Click here for Camping Reservations


Located just south east of Bowling Green, this beautiful property overlooks a 10,000-acre manmade lake and rolling hills. The Highland Room features rich wood paneling, exposed wood tresses, skylights and abundant natural light through two walls of windows.

Click here to visit Barren River Lake's Meetings site.

Driftwood Restaurant

Our famous hot brown and juicy burgers are on the menu. As a strong supporter of KY Proud products, we buy locally grown products when possible.

The restaurant has seating for 146 and has 2 separate, private dining areas that may be used for banquets and special celebrations.

Restaurant Hours

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Restaurant Menus

Breakfast Menu Adobe PDF Document
Lunch and Dinner Menu Adobe PDF Document
Kid's Menu Adobe PDF Document

Fishing & Boating


Plan your fishing trip and improve your success with the KY Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources fishing forecast.
Click here to view. Adobe PDF Document


Barren River Lake State Park Marina offers professional marina services and rentals to Lucas, KY and the surrounding areas.

Click here to visit their web site.

The Beach is Back for 2016!

Don't forget to pack the swimsuits! New for Summer 2016, our sandy beach is back and ready for visitors. A designated swimming area and bathrooms are available. There is no extra cost associated with using the Barren River State Resort Park Beach.