Kentucky Tourism

Dale Hollow Lake Burkesville, KY


Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park
5970 State Park Rd.
Burkesville, KY 42717
Park Manager: Jenny Moon
BikingBoatingCampingCaves/SpelunkingFishingGolfHikingHorseback RidingMini GolfPlaygroundsSportsSwimmingWildlife Viewing

Lodging & Camping

The Mary Ray Oaken Lodge, built of limestone and massive timbers, sits high atop a bluff overlooking the 28,000-acre lake and surrounding woodlands.

The 60 guest rooms feature private balconies and patios to enjoy the view from the cliff. Rooms are available by late afternoon. Lodge room check-out by 11:00am, local time. Pets are allowed. Click here to review our pet policy.

Twenty-four of the 145 camp sites surrounded by a pristine forest have been set aside for campers — horses are welcome. If you don’t have a tent or RV, reserve a cabin (with bunk beds and AC). For Winter schedule for 2019-2020, visit

Click here to Reserve A Lodge Room
Click here for Camping/Camping Bunker (single-room cabin w/ AC & bunkbeds, guests need to bring sleeping bags and pillows) Reservations


Located on Kentucky's southern border, this lake resort park offers a vast, unspoiled wilderness to refresh and rejuvenate the senses, and serves as an ideal host for your next event.

Click here for Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park's Meetings site.

Island View Restaurant

Enjoy a variety of menu selections from traditional Kentucky cuisine to skillfully prepared dishes from around the world.

To add to the atmosphere, the restaurant has three walls of glass that allows you to sit back and embrace the breathtaking view of Dale Hollow Lake and its astonishing islands. A private area of the restaurant can accommodate banquets and meetings up to 50 guests. As a supporter of Kentucky Proud program we utilize locally grown meats and produce when available.


Restaurant Hours

Hollow starting November 11
Campground closes down on November 13.

Lodge closed Sunday through Wednesday. Opens at 8am on Thursday, closes Sunday at 2:00pm.

Dining Room hours

Winter hours Nov. 3 - March 1, 2020:
Dining Room open Thursday noon for lunch through Sunday lunch at 2 p.m.
Continental breakfast for lodge and cottage guests.

Breakfast- 6:30 to 10
Lunch- 11:30 to 4
Dinner- 5 to 8

Restaurant Menus

Breakfast Menu Adobe PDF Document
Lunch and Dinner Menu Adobe PDF Document
Kid's Menu Adobe PDF Document



Consistently ranked as one of the top ten courses in Kentucky, Dale Hollow Lake offers 18 holes of rolling scenic fairways. Designed by Brian Ault and built in 2003, this stunning par 72 course offers a challenge for players of every level. The course also features practice greens and a driving range. The Dale Hollow Lake course was ranked No. 9 on Golf Advisor’s 2018 list of top course layouts and 19th for staff friendliness.

Click here for more information on Getaway to Golf packages, Trail Cards and Greens Fees!!! 



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


Dale Hollow Lake State Park Marina's state-of-the-art facility has nearly 200 slips of various sizes and accommodations that have just the right fit for your needs.

Click here to visit their web site.

Motorcycle ride trail

The ride starts right here at Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park! The Cumberland Valley is known for scenic roads and beautiful views. To view several different ride options, starting at Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park, CLICK HERE.