Greenbo Lake State Resort Park

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Greenbo Lake State Resort Park
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Greenbo Lake State Resort Park is located in Kentucky
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park
Location in Kentucky
Type Kentucky state park
Location Greenup County, Kentucky
Coordinates 38°28′51″N 82°52′24″W / 38.48083°N 82.87333°W / 38.48083; -82.87333Coordinates: 38°28′51″N 82°52′24″W / 38.48083°N 82.87333°W / 38.48083; -82.87333
Area 3,330 acres (1,350 ha)
Elevation 883 feet (269 m) [1]
Created 1970[2]
Operated by Kentucky Department of Parks
Status Open year-round
Official website

Greenbo Lake State Resort Park in Kentucky is a resort park in the northeastern part of the commonwealth, close to the town of Greenup, Kentucky in Greenup County on Kentucky State Route 1. It features a 36-room lodge named for Greenup County resident and writer Jesse Hilton Stuart, a 63-site campground with 35 primitive sites, a swimming pool with slides, two tennis courts, an 18-hole miniature golf course, an amphitheater and a scuba refuge area.[2][3] The lodge contains a 232-seat dining room. It is centered on the 300-acre (120 ha) Greenbo Lake that features a boat dock and marina.[2] There are over 25 miles (40 km) of hiking, biking and horseback trails. The park hosts a variety of community events each year including a quilt show, murder mystery dinner theaters, scrapbooking, and a 5K race.


  1. ^ "Greenbo Lake State Resort Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b c "History". Greenbo Lake State Resort Park. Kentucky Department of Parks. Retrieved September 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ 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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