Lake Barkley State Resort Park

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Lake Barkley State Resort Park
Kentucky State Park
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Trigg
Location
 - coordinates 36°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
Area 3,600 acres (1,457 ha)
Established 1964 [1]
Managed by Kentucky Department of Parks
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Location in Kentucky
Location in Kentucky
Website : Lake 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 located on the eastern shore of Lake Barkley just west of Cadiz, Kentucky in Trigg County. The park encompasses 3,600 acres (1,500 ha)[1] and is one of three Kentucky parks located 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. 

External links[edit]

Lake Barkley State Resort Park Kentucky Department of Parks