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Greenbo Lake Things To Do

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One court near camping both area; campers can check out balls at booth. Two basketball goals also located at the Community Pool parking lot.


Trails provide the perfect opportunity for hikers, mountain bikers and horsemen to enjoy the scenery of beautiful Greenbo Forest. Self-guided trails provide 25 miles of easy-to-difficult hiking, or marked for multi-use.

Biking/Motorcycling Routes
Click on the maps below to find biking and motorcycling routes around Greenbo Lake State Resort Park.

28 Mile Route Adobe PDF Document
63 Mile Route Adobe PDF Document
102 Mile Route Adobe PDF Document


Spring brings about warbler populations, thrushes, woodpeckers, and waterfowl. In summer you can see a variety of colorful song birds. During the fall season a variety of migrating birds and waterfowl are passing through the park. Winter is a time when sparrows, finches, and hawks can be seen. Sighting opportunities are throughout the entire park, especially the Fern Valley Trail were song birds and woodpeckers can be seen. Taking a pontoon boat ride or canoe trip on beautiful Greenbo Lake can provide for great birding along the lake’s shoreline looking for belted kingfishers, swifts, and waterfowl. For an enjoyable morning or evening bird watch you can sit in a rocking chair on the lodge front porch during the spring, summer, and early fall to view, ruby throated hummingbirds, chickadees, robins, and listen to catbirds and mockingbirds chatter.


The marina is open Monday thru Thursday - 8:00am until 6:30pm; Friday, Saturday and Sunday - 8:00am until 9:00pm. and offers 65 open slips, rental pontoon boats, row boats, canoes, and motor boats.

No jet skis are allowed on lake. The whole of the lake is idle only, and all boaters must observe no wake speeds. Fishing pier and boat ramp for launching boats are open.

Large Pontoons Pricing
  $44.50 / hour
  $109.50 / 4 hours
  $169.50 / 8 hours
Regular Pontoons $39.50 / hour
  $99.50 / 4 hours
  $159.50 / 8 hours
John Boats $19.50 / hour
  $49.50 / 4 hours
  $79.50 / 8 hours
Canoes & Pedal Boats $9.50 / hour
  $24.50 / 4 hours
  $49.50 / 8 hours
Kayaks $14.50 / hour
  $34.50 / 4 hours
  $59.50 / 8 hours


The campground features 58 sites with utility hook ups and 36 primitive sites. Three dumping stations, two central service buildings with showers and rest rooms, and a grocery store guarantee camping convenience.

WiFi available. Closed November 1 to April 1.


Canoes can be rented at the park marina open April 1 - October 31.

Equine Camping

9 primitive sites are available on a first come first served basis for equestrian campers only.

Each site has hitching posts, fire rings, picnic table and a general watering area with easy access to the trail system.

$18 per night, Sunday through Thursday.
$20 per night, Friday and Saturday


Cast away your cares at Greenbo Lake! This 225-acre lake is home of two state largemouth bass records! The lake also holds large bluegill, crappie, catfish, and trout.

A Kentucky Fishing License is required. Click here to purchase a license online at KY Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

Don't have a fishing pole? No problem! Stop by the marina and ask about the fishing loaner program where overnight guests can check out FREE equipment.

Gift Shop

Small selection of Kentucky gifts, handcrafts, and books, including those by featured author, Jesse Stuart, are avaialble in the lodge lobby.


The trails provide the perfect opportunity for hikers, mountain bikers and horsemen to enjoy the scenery of beautiful Greenbo Forest. Self-guided trails provide 25 miles of easy-to-difficult hiking, or marked for multi-use.

Horseback Riding

Two multi-use trails trails provide miles of opportunities for the equestrian.


Two seat kayaks available for rental at the marina April through October.

Miniature Golf

Perfect your putting on the 18-hole miniature golf course in the camping area. Open April through October.

Outdoor Theater

Enjoy a variety of entertainment this summer, including high school drama productions, concerts, music festivals, arts and more. Pets are allowed if restrained.

Pedal Boating

This family favorite is available for rental at the park marina.


The park has a picnic shelter along the pool road with rest rooms, plus two more picnic areas in the campground.


Playgrounds can be enjoyed behind the lodge and in the campground.


A swimming pool adjacent to the lodge is for the exclusive use of lodge guests. A community pool features a water slide and a children’s area with a rain tree is located next to the lake (swimming is not allowed in the lake).

Pool Operating Hours
Open Memorial Day weekend through August 11.
Open August 11 through September 1, Saturday and Sunday only.