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Lake Barkley

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Lodging & Camping

Lake Barkley LodgeLooking for state park lodging near Land Between the Lakes? If you want to spend a night or two at Lake Barkley, cabins and campgrounds aren’t your only choices. World-class Lake Barkley lodge, designed by Edward Durell Stone, seems to have just emerged naturally from the wooded shoreline that surrounds it. Using a post-and-beam wood construction of Western Cedar, Douglas fir, and three-and one-half acres of glass, the recently renovated Barkley Lodge complex provides a lake view from the private balconies of most of the 120 rooms and four suites. Open year-round. Rooms available by late afternoon. Lodge room check-out by 11:00am, local time. A limited number of lodge rooms will be available for pets. Click here to review our lodging guidelines. Don’t forget to check out more Land Between the Lakes lodging, including cozy Lake Barkley cabins and campsites that offer some of the best camping in Kentucky.

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Lake Barkley State Resort Park rests on the shores of one of the world’s largest man-made lakes and provides for an array of outdoor activity, and the perfect location for your next event.

Click to visit Lake Barkley's Meetings site.

Windows on the Water

This glass walled 331 seat restaurant allows guests to have panoramic and scenic views from any seat in the house.

The restaurant has earned a long-time and well-deserved reputation for the best home cooking in western Kentucky. As a supporter of Kentucky Proud program we utilize locally grown meats and produce when available.

Restaurant Hours

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Note - The dining room will be closed beginning at 3pm January 4, 2015 until 4pm January 9, 2015

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


Lake Barkley Marina has some of the largest house and fishing boats in all of Lake Barkley. They offer a wide variety of services to fit any recreational or professional activity.

Click here to visit their web site.


AirportComing to Lake Barkley in Cadiz? A 4,600 ft. paved, lighted (pilot controlled lighting on 123.0 MHz.) airstrip is located three miles from the lodge. Aviation fuel not available.

Visit for FAA information on Lake Barkley State Park Airport.

Lake Barkley State Resort Park
3500 State Park Rd.
Cadiz, KY 42211
Phone: (270) 924-1131
Park Manager: John Jordan

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Upcoming Events
St. Patrick's Day Buffet
Mar 17, 2015
Easter Buffet and Egg Hunt
Apr 05, 2015

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