Lake Barkley State Resort Park

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Lake Barkley State Resort Park
View from Lake Barkley State Resort Park Lodge.jpg
Map showing the location of Lake Barkley State Resort Park
Map showing the location of Lake Barkley State Resort Park
Location in Kentucky
LocationTrigg, Kentucky, United States
Coordinates36°50′01″N 87°55′08″W / 36.83361°N 87.91889°W / 36.83361; -87.91889Coordinates: 36°50′01″N 87°55′08″W / 36.83361°N 87.91889°W / 36.83361; -87.91889
Area3,600 acres (15 km2)
Established1964[1]
Governing bodyKentucky Department of Parks
WebsiteLake Barkley State Resort Park
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lake Barkley State Resort Park

Lake Barkley State Resort Park is a park on the eastern shore of Lake Barkley just west of Cadiz, Kentucky in Trigg County. The park encompasses 3,700 acres (1,500 ha)[1] and is one of three Kentucky parks on Land Between the Lakes, a 170,000-acre (69,000 ha) isthmus between Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "History". Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. Kentucky Department of Parks. Retrieved September 26, 2013.
  2. ^ Kleber, John E., ed. (1992). "Parks, State". The Kentucky Encyclopedia. Associate editors: Thomas D. Clark, Lowell H. Harrison, and James C. Klotter. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-1772-0.

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