Kentucky Tourism

Winter Getaway Ideas

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Cottages With Fireplaces

Get away from the cold weather and relax by the fireplace in a cozy cabin or cottage. Click here for a complete list of cottages with fireplaces.

Barren River Lake

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Enjoy the contemporary styling of the park's 22 cottages and villas. Each of the cottages and villas has two bedrooms and two baths. Several of our cottages provide charming lake views while other cottages are nestled in the woods providing a cozy getaway. 12 of our villas have a fireplace.

Lake Cumberland

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For more private accommodations, choose a one or two-bedroom cottage.

Ten Wildwood cottages feature contemporary design and fireplaces.

Pennyrile Forest

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Your pick of 13 cottages located in the wooded lodge area and on the shores of Pennyrile Lake. The one and two-bedroom cottages have unique features, offering wooded or lake views, and such amenities as private boat and fishing docks and fireplaces.

Resort Parks With Indoor Pools

Lake Barkley

Pamper yourself year-round with the help of an indoor heated wellness pool at Lake Barkley’s Fitness Center. In addition to the pool this facility is equipped with nautilus machines, fitness cycles, free-weight room, leverage equipment, aerobic classes, glass racquet ball court, tanning beds, sauna, wet-steam room, whirlpool, and locker rooms. Massage therapy is also available by appointment.

Resort Parks With Indoor Tennis Courts


When the weather outside is “brrr,” head to Kenlake on a get-a-way package. For the girls, for the guys or for the couples. If you are a tennis player, this is the place to escape to!

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Resort Park Hiking Trails

Barren River Lake - Connell Nature Trail
1 mile looped nature trail with a soil and root surface, easy to moderate trail rating, features include an old farm cistern, views of the beach, seasonal streams, wildflowers, ferns, deciduous trees, and a large paw paw patch.

Carter Caves - Cross Country Trail
The 4-C's Trail, 7 1/2 miles, begins at Welcome Center, passes through the Shangra La arch, runs parallel to Smokey Valley Lake before crossing Smokey Creek and ascending hill leading to Johnson Homeplace Backcountry Primitive Campground, permit required to camp and may be acquired from welcome center, trail crosses lake spillway and joins Three Bridges trail for return to welcome center.

Jenny Wiley - Steve Brackett Memorial Trail
1.0 mile, entrance from Moss Ridge Hiking Trail, breathtaking views of cliff chains and plant life, some of the oldest trees in park are located on this trail, chance to see whitetails and turkey.