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Land Between The Lakes Cabins

Those vacationers planning a trip to the Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will find loads of options for cabins and resorts nearby. From lakeside cottages to upscale condominiums, this part of western Kentucky and northwest Tennessee are filled with great vacation rentals for individuals, friends and families.

Land Between The Lakes covers 170,000 acres of national lands, lined with native forests and plants, wildlife and lots of opportunities to get back to nature. Finding lodging nearby is a cinch, as most of Kentucky Lake’s resorts and lodges are located within a short drive of the recreation area.

Full Service Cabin Rentals Near Land Between the Lakes

Cabin rentals located near Land Between The Lakes can be found within a short drive of the four entrances to LBL. Grand Rivers, Kentucky, offers visitors several options for lodging, from upscale resorts and marinas to basic cabins and cottages.

Visitors seeking a more easterly place to lodge near LBL can find several vacation rentals available in and around Cadiz and Canton, Kentucky. Those looking for something closer to LBL’s visitors center may want to look at the options, both rustic and full service, available around Aurora, Kentucky, on the more western side of the park.

Portions of northwest Tennessee also offers overnight accommodations. Dover, to the south, is a short distance from LBL and offers visitors a taste of Civil War history through historic battle sites and other points of interest.

Primitive Cabin Rentals in Land Between The Lakes

If you’re looking for something a bit more rugged than a cabin rental, there are primitive campsites available at Piney Campground and Wranglers Campground in Land Between The Lakes.

Those staying at Piney Campground, located in the southeastern region of LBL, will find one double bed, one bunk bed, a ceiling fan with an overhead light, a small table and chairs, as well as a few electrical outlets.

Wranglers Campground, located south of US 68 and also found within the boundaries of LBL, offers similar amenities for overnight guests.

Campgrounds in Land Between The Lakes

There are also campsites available for rent at Energy Lake and Hillman Ferry Campground located in Land Between The Lakes.

Energy Lake is an inlet separated from the rest of Lake Barkley. It’s a popular campsite for families, scout troops and reunions. The campgrounds are equipped with electrical hookups and therefore can accommodate RVs and other types of campers.

Visitors to Energy Lake Campground can enjoy lakeside, as well as wooded campsites. Other amenities include canoe rentals (in season), a beach and activity area for the whole family to enjoy. Some primitive sites are available, as well.

Hillman Ferry Campground is about five miles south of Grand Rivers, Kentucky. These campgrounds include 374 lakefront and wooded sites that can accommodate various types of campers and RVs. Water and sewer hookups are available here. Other amenities include the Hillman Ferry Outpost where guests can purchase limited camping supplies, snacks and mosquito repellant. Hillman Ferry includes a campfire amphitheater, two boat ramps, a fishing dock, picnic table and a ball field.  

Escape Back to Nature at Land Between The Lakes

When planning your overnight trip to Land Between The Lakes be sure to save plenty of time for hiking, biking, canoeing and exploring. From walking the Civil War trails to partaking in some of the country’s finest fisheries, guests at LBL are sure to experience something different from anything they’ll find elsewhere. For more information on the various types of lodges available near LBL, be sure to visit our Lodging section. 

Note:  ExploreKentuckyLake.com is not the official site of the Land Between The Lakes. You can access their official site here.


Geese
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

These geese float gracefully on a warm autumn day. Honker Lake was actually named for the number of Giant and Interior Canadian geese it attracts.