Kentucky Tourism

Barren River Lake Lucas, KY

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Barren River Lake State Resort Park
1149 State Park Road
Lucas, KY 42156
Park Manager: Danny Sallee
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.  For Winter schedule for 2019-2020, visit

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

Dec. 1-March 15, 2020
Breakfast menu Friday - Sunday
Lunch & Dinner Thursday - Saturday, Sunday lunch 

March 15th  - May 24th 
Breakfast 7am - 10am
Lunch and Dinner 11am - 8pm Sunday - Saturday

May 25th - September 2nd
Breakfast 7am - 10am
Lunch and Dinner 11am - 8pm Sunday - Thursday
Lunch and Dinner 11am - 9pm Friday & Saturday

September 3 - Nov. 30, 2019
Breakfast 7am - 10am
Lunch and Dinner 11am - 8pm Sunday - Saturday

Highlands Pub


Sunday - Thursday: 1pm to 10pm
Friday - Saturday: 1pm to 11pm

Winter hours

Dec. 1-March 15, 2020
Thursday through Saturday 4 - 10 p.m. 
Closed Sunday through Wednesday.

CLICK HERE for Pub Menu

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. Canoes and kayaks are also available for rent. Call Barren River State Park Marina at 270-646-2357 or the park for more info.