Kentucky Tourism

Rough River Falls Of Rough, KY


Rough River Dam State Resort Park
450 Lodge Rd.
Falls Of Rough, KY 40119
Park Manager: Michael Ricks
BoatingFishingHikingMini GolfPlaygroundsSportsSwimmingWildlife Viewing


Beautiful lake views enhance the appeal of Rough River Dam State Park Lodge in Kentucky. Each of the 40 rooms features private patios or balconies and overlooks the lake. Rooms are available by late afternoon. Lodge room check-out by 11:00am, local time. Closed for seven days during Christmas holiday. We are now pet friendly! Click here to review our pet policy.  For Winter schedule for 2019-2020, visit

Click here to Reserve A Lodge Room/Cabin!


Rough River Dam State Resort Park is surrounded by rolling countryside overlooking a 5,000 acre lake, creating a scenic location for your next event – be it a business meeting, reception or wedding.


Click here to visit Rough River's Meetings site.

Grayson's Landing Restaurant

Enjoy the panoramic views from our dining room and satisfy your dining pleasure with a variety of daily specials. Chef Calvin Bishop, the Rough River State Park chef, offers diversified menu options from Kentucky country ham to our scrumptious catfish. Throughout the year, we offer special themed dining. As a supporter of Kentucky Proud program we utilize locally grown meats and produce when available. The only thing we overlook is the lake!

Restaurant Hours

Nov. 4- March 19, 2020 Winter operating hours
Friday - Lunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Dinner 4:30-8 p.m.
Saturday - Breakfast 7-10 a.m.; Lunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Dinner 4:30-8 p.m.
Sunday - Breakfast 7-10 a.m.; Lunch 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Closed Monday-Thursday

Open Daily

Breakfast: Monday – Sunday   7-10 a.m.

Lunch: Monday – Saturday  11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lunch: Sunday  11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Dinner: Sunday – Thursday  4:30-8 p.m.

Dinner: Friday & Saturday  4:30-9 p.m.

Starting September 30, 2019   

Monday – Sunday Breakfast   7:00-10:00

Monday – Saturday Lunch   11:00-3:00

Sunday Lunch   11:30-3:00

Sunday-Thursday Dinner  4:30-7:00

Friday – Saturday Dinner   4:30-8:00 

***Buffets are not guaranteed.


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 Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources fishing forecast.
Click here to view. Adobe PDF Document


Rough River Lake is the perfect location for the water sports enthusiast. The marina offers 121 open slips, 29 open houseboat slips, 48 covered slips, and rental pontoon boats.

Airport / Aircamp


AirportComing to Rough River Dam State Park in Falls of Rough? Aviators can pitch a tent and camp near their aircraft at the airport air camp. The air camp has a central service building with showers and rest rooms. Open year-round. Rate $10.00 per night. No advance reservations. The park has a 3,200 foot paved and lit airstrip with tie downs. Aviation fuel not available.

Visit for FAA information on Rough River Dam State Park Airport.


Through the dedicated work of our state park naturalists, Kentucky State Parks protect and preserve the natural beauty of Kentucky. Click here to visit Rough River Dam State Resort Park's Facebook page for more information.

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