Green River Lake State Park

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Green River Lake State Park

Kentucky

(270) 465-8255

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Overview

Green River Lake State Park opened in 1969. The park has many attractions for those who love nature and wish to experience the beauty that is Kentucky.Green River Lake State Park is a recreational paradise in south-central Kentucky. Enjoy lakeside fun at the campground on the shores of the 8,200 acre lake at Green River Lake State Park. If you're a fan of water sports, you're sure to find something to fit the bill, with a sand beach along the lake's edge and a nearby marina offering rental houseboats, ski boats, jet skis and pontoon boats.

This 8,200-acre lake provides excellent opportunities for any water sport. Relax in one of the 157 (Standard Electric) improved campsites, 72 tents(no electric or water), 50 overflow(none). Go for a swim at the sand beach or play a game of mini golf. Planned recreation for the children camping. Twenty eight miles of multiple use trails for hiking, horses and biking.

Green River Lake State Park now offers Wi-Fi Internet Access throughout the campground.

Map of Green River Lake (KY)

Latitude, Longitude: 37.273298, -85.331847

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Activities

  • Boating

    Boating and water sports enthusiasts will love Green River Lake. The marina offers everything you will need to enjoy the day: 200 covered slips, rental houseboats, fishing boats, ski boats, jet skis, and pontoon boats. Open March-November. Fee charged for boat rental, slips and gas. Marina telephone: 1-800-488-2512.

  • Bird Watching

    Resident and Migratory Breeding songbirds are abundant at the state park beginning in April and remain through the middle of the summer. During winter, from the shoreline of the state park, waterfowl are abundant on the lake. Henslow's sparrows nest on the park most years. Eagles are readily viewable during the winter months with peaks in January and February, but have been seen during all months of the year. Osprey may be seen during almost any month, but are more common during the fall migration.

  • Bicycling

    The parks offers 28-miles of multi-use trails for hiking and mountain biking. These trails offer great outdoor fun, exercise, and an opportunity to explore the natural beauty of Green River Lake

  • Camping

    Fresh air and good times couldn't be better than in this 157-site campground. WiFi available. A grocery, a dump station, and three central service buildings with showers, rest rooms, and a laundry facility are available. Camping available March 1 to November 30; however, there are limited services in March. Closed Jan 1 - Mar 1.

  • Fishing

    For "reel" excitement enjoy a day of fishing at Green River Lake. Both the avid angler and the beginning fisherman will enjoy the challenge of fishing for white, largemouth, smallmouth, and Kentucky bass, bluegill, crappie, and muskie.

  • Golfing

    A great way for the entire family to play together is on the 18-hole, miniature golf course. So grab your favorite putter and head to the campground to test your putting skills. Open April 1st to October 31st. $3.00 charged per game.

  • Hiking

    The parks offers 28-miles of multi-use trails for hiking and mountain biking. These trails offer great outdoor fun, exercise, and an opportunity to explore the natural beauty of Green River Lake

  • Horseback Riding

    The trails at Green River Lake State Park have multiple uses; for hiking, running, mountain biking and horseback riding. Foot-travel is allowed on all trails, but bikes and horses are restricted from some trails.

  • Picnicking

    Beautiful lake views and the great outdoors always enhance a family picnic. A picnic shelter is available for rental up to one year in advance. Two playgrounds, picnic tables, and grills provide for hours of entertainment. Open March - November.

  • RVing

    Please contact park services for more information.

  • Water Sports

    Enjoy sand between your toes and the gentle waves of Green River Lake at the campground beach. Volleyball lovers can almost always find a pick-up game on the sand court or take an exhilarating swim. Seasonal.

Directions

Driving

Green River Lake State Park is south of Campbellsville on KY 55.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(270) 465-8255

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