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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
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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

+ / -   Driftwood Restaurant Winter Hours

Sunday: Breakfast 7am to 10am
Lunch 11am to 3pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Lunch/Dinner 11am to 8pm
Thursday: Breakfast 7am to 10am
Lunch/Dinner 11am to 8pm
Friday: Breakfast 7am to 10am
Lunch/Dinner 11am to 8pm
Saturday: Breakfast 7am to 10am
Lunch/Dinner 11am to 8pm

+ / -   Highlands Pub Winter Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 4pm to 9pm
Thursday: 4pm to 9pm
Friday: 4pm to 10pm
Saturday: 4pm to 10pm

Restaurant Menus

Breakfast Menu

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Lunch and Dinner Menu

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Kid's Menu

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Fishing & Boating



Plan your fishing trip and improve your success with the KY Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources fishing forecast.
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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.  


The Beach is Back!


Don't forget to pack the swimsuits! The 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.