Barkley Lake

Cadiz Park is located on the beautiful Lake Barkley near the town of Cadiz, Kentucky. The day-use area is a great spot for barbecuing, boating and fishing.

Fun fact: the largest yellow bass caught in Kentucky, weighing in at one pound one ounce, was caught in Lake Barkley.

The picnic shelter is ideal for groups of up to 100 guests. Amenities include a boat ramp, playground, paved parking and grills. Shopping, grocery stores, and gas stations are conveniently close.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Lake Barkley covers 57,900 acres with 1,004 miles of shoreline. Summer water temperatures are a comfortable but refreshing 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit.

Nearby Attractions

Visit the Lake Barkley State Resort Park for miles of hiking trails and horseback riding stables.


Visitors enjoy boating, fishing, and swimming among many other activities. Bring the family and some food and enjoy a fun-filled day in sun at Cadiz.

Contact Information


BOX 218 GRAND RIVERS KY 42045-0218

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 270-362-4236

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Nashville, Tennessee,or St. Louis take I-24 to the Cadiz, Exit 65, travel west on St. HWY 68/80 6 miles. Turn right onto KY 139 for 1.5 miles. turn left on Jefferson St

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