Lake Barkley

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Lake Barkley

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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
Resorts
Hotels & Motels
Campgrounds
Bed & Breakfasts
Condo Rentals
Private Home Rentals

Quick Lake Barkley 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
· Dam, completed in 1964, created  

See also Kentucky Lake waterfront or water-view accommodations.

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Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley, and Land Between The Lakes offer a unique vacation experience for everyone! Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley collectively is the largest body of water between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico. Here you can enjoy fishing, boating, hunting, eating at great restaurants, and experiencing the numerous attractions of the Land Between The Lakes. The region is located just eight hours from Chicago, three hours from St. Louis and six hours west of the Smoky Mountains.