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The Impact of COVID-19/Coronavirus on Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley and Land Between The Lakes

You can safely enjoy the "naturally distant" outdoor spaces with your family at Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley and Land Between The Lakes! With thousands of miles of shoreline, there are certainly ample spaces to relax, reconnect and getaway from it all in a comfortable and safe manner. We've created this resource page for you to get specific details on how coronavirus has impacted Kentucky Lake, Lake Lake Barkley and Land Between The Lakes.

Updated June 29

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Is Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley or Land Between The Lakes Closed?

  • Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley are open for fishing, boating and water recreation.
  • All facilities and campgrounds in Land Between The Lakes are now open. Details...
  • Virutally all resorts, marinas, rentals, and commercial campgrounds are open. Details...

Impact on Kentucky Lake

  • There are no COVID-related public lake access closures at Kentucky Lake.
  • Kentucky Dam's restrooms and the Visitor's Center are closed.

Impact on Lake Barkley

There are no significant closures at Lake Barkley.

Impact on Land Between The Lakes

All facilities in Land Between The Lakes are open.

For more information about LBL, call 1-800-LBL-7077.

Lodging, Marina & Business Impacts

  • Virtually all resorts, lodges, rentals, marinas and private campgrounds are now open.
  • Venture River Waterpark in Eddyville, Ky. is now open.

Restaurant Impacts

Restaurants are open in the Kentucky Lakes Area but have mandated reduced capacity.

Other Impacts

  • Fort Donelson National Battlefield's lands, trails, restrooms and roads are open. However, the Visitor Center is closed.
  • Kentucky State Parks are mostly open; however, public pools are closed. The beach at Kentucky Dam is now open.Other services are limited.
  • Tennessee State Parks are mostly open; however, public pools will remain closed in 2020.

Kentucky Lakes Area COVID-19 Cases

There are relatively few active COVID-19 cases in the 10-county region of the Kentucky Lakes Area. Our counties include Livingston, Calloway, Marshall, Trigg and Lyon in Kentucky, as well as Henry, Stewart, Humphreys, Benton and Houston counties in Tennessee. If cases climb significantly in our region, we will bring back the county-by-county reports.

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