Lake Barkley was created about 20 years after the completion of Kentucky Lake. Barkley was joined with Kentucky with a free-flowing canal, connecting the two massive bodies of water. Lake Barkley today is home to campgrounds, resorts, and lots of lake recreation.
Lake Barkley Waterfront Accommodations
The following are accommodations that have a water-view of Lake Barkley or are Lake Barkley waterfront.
- Cabins & Cottages
- Hotels & Motels
- Bed & Breakfasts
- Condo Rentals
- Rentals By Owner
Lake Barkley Towns & Bays
Lake Barkley Quick Facts
- 118 miles in length, 1,004 miles of shoreline, 57,900 acres of water
- Construction of Barkley Dam began in 1959 on the Cumberland River
- Completed in 1964, Barkley Dam created Lake Barkley