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Rough River Dam State Resort Park

Rough River Dam State Resort Park
450 Lodge Road

There are great locations for birding throughout the park, like the Lake Ridge Nature Trail, the wooded areas near the campground, from the back patio of the lodge down towards the lake, and the open meadows near the lodge.

The marina offers 120 open slips, 31 houseboat slips, 48 covered slips and rental pontoon boats. Call 270-257-9961 for fees, hours of operation and pricing. Launching ramp available year-round.

Disc Golf
Play the 18-hole lakeside disc golf course with recreational and championship tees, for both novice and expert players. Loaner discs available at the lodge front desk.

The avid angler will delight in the abundance of fish. Stop by the lodge front desk and ask about our free fishing loaner program! A Kentucky Fishing License is required. Click here to purchase a license online at KY Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

Gift Shop
The Gift Shop continues to feature a large collection of Kentucky Crafted items along with several Local Artists, Kentucky Proud food items and park logoed clothing and souvenirs. The Gift Shop also sponsors 2 craft events at the park, Spring Fling the first Saturday in May and All Wrapped Up Gift & Craft Show the first full weekend in November.

The Lake Ridge Trail, a one-mile nature trail along the shoreline, links the lodge, marina and cottage areas. This is a great trail for bird watching and offers beautiful lake views. The park also features a walking path that meanders from the Gazebo and around the lawn area that passes by the Mini Golf, lake, picnic and playground areas.

Miniature Golf
A beautiful miniature 18-hole golf course near the lodge provides family entertainment. Seasonal.

Rough River Dam State Resort Park offers a 3.8 km permanent orienteering course featuring 13 controls (check points) in a mixed forest and park-like setting.

Tables, grills, and playgrounds are located throughout the park and a picnic shelter near the beach is available for rental up to two years in advance.

Playgrounds are located throughout the park.

A pool is available for lodge and cottage guests.

Three tennis courts are near the beach; one tennis court is lighted. Sports equipment is available for check out at lodge desk.

A sand volleyball court is located at the beach with equipment available for check out at the lodge desk.

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