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Kentucky Lake, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, runs 184 miles and contains over 160,000 acres of water.  Providing recreational activities for over 60 years, Kentucky Lake is "the nation's best kept secret" and is a perfect vacation destination for the entire family.

Kentucky Lake Waterfront Accommodations

The following are accommodations that have a water-view of Kentucky Lake or are Kentucky Lake waterfront. 

Kentucky Lake Towns & Bays in Kentucky

Kentucky Lake Towns & Bays in Tennessee

Kentucky Lake Quick Facts

  • 184 miles long, 160,300 acres of water, 2,064 miles of shoreline
  • Work started in 1938 on Kentucky Dam to create Kentucky Lake
  • Kentucky Dam, located on the Tennessee River, was completed in 1944


Hoot
Photo by Susan Eizenga

If you are visiting Land Between The Lakes after dark, you are sure to hear the hoots of one of the many species of owls that can be found in this region.