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General Butler Carrollton, KY


General Butler State Resort Park
1608 Hwy. 227
Carrollton, KY 41008
Park Manager: Susan Spears
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Lodging & Camping

The hilltop Butler Lodge is an attraction within itself. Listen to the piano and admire the Ohio River valley view. Each of the 53 rooms features a private balcony or patio overlooking the pool or hillside. This hilltop resort is the essence of river town charm, featuring the warm glow of polished brass and rich woodwork. Rooms are available by late afternoon. Lodge room check-out by 11:00am, local time. Standard lodge rooms and cottages are available for guests with pets (there is a fee). No more than two pets are allowed per room/cottage. For Winter schedule for 2019-2020, visit

Other Butler State Resort Park lodging options include 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom cottages and more than 100 campsites that are available year-round – for those who want to camp out under the stars on a cool night with friends.

Click here to Reserve A Lodge Room/Cabin
Click here for Camping Reservations


General Butler Conference Center has a large meeting space that offers both 400 banquet style and 750 theater style seating.  Visit General Butler's Meeting Facilities page.

Two Rivers Restaurant

The Two Rivers’ name and fish camp décor is a reference to the Ohio and Kentucky rivers, which meet in the local area.

We serve our signature Kentucky favorites and locally grown produce. Two Rivers has been featured in the book “Dining across Kentucky” as well as on the Kentucky Life television program.

Regular Hours:                                        Off season hours:
Open Daily                                               Dec. 18-March 15, 2020
Breakfast: 7am – 10am                            Breakfast: Wednesday - Sunday 7 - 10:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11am – 330pm                              Lunch: Buffet daily 11 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Dinner: 430pm – 8pm                              Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday 4:30-8 p.m.
                                                                 Port William's Lounge: Thursday - Saturday 4-10 p.m.

Restaurant Menus

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


Port William’s Lounge
A convenient lounge located across from the front desk, offering a wide selection of Kentucky Bourbons, local moonshines and wines. Come take in live music (2nd Friday of the month), watch a game on one of our TVs, or enjoy a meal and drinks with friends.

Hours: (Dec. 18-March 15, 2020)

Open Thursday-Saturday 4-10 p.m.

Closed Sunday-Wednesday
Food served until 1 hour before closing

Butler-Turpin State Historic House

General Butler State Resort Park preserves the Butler-Turpin Historic home built in 1859. The house is a brick federal-style residence with eight large rooms and two wide halls, with a third floor attic and spacious basement area. The home has many period pieces as well as family heirlooms. Attached to the house is the outdoor kitchen.

To tour the historic home, purchase tickets at the lodge front desk at least 15 minutes prior to the tour start time. Your tour guide will meet you at the house.

Typical tour times:
Sunday: 10 a.m.
Monday: 10 a.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Tours last approximately one hour.
Admission: $5 adult, $3 under 12, free for children 5 and under.

To arrange for a large group tour or to set up a tour time outside of our standard times, please email [email protected]

Events at the Butler-Turpin Home:
The park will also host Tea Parties, Paranormal Tours, and other events at the home. (Check events tab for more information)
The Friends of Butler host a Backyard Concert Series throughout the summer months. (Check events tab for more information)
You can also rent the Butler-Turpin home for weddings, showers, or other events through our group sales department by calling 502-732-1133.