Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park is located in the northern edge of the Daniel Boone National Forest. Year-round accommodations include Buckhorn Lodge and three cottages.

The park itself encompasses 856 acres (3.5 km), while Buckhorn Lake, a mountain reservoir lake which serves as its major feature, covers approximately 1,230 acres (5 km). The park is adjacent to the northern edge of the Daniel Boone National Forest.

Top Five Things To Do

1. Experience the relaxing view of Buckhorn Lake from your balcony or the Lodge overlook.

2. Visit our museum and read about the fascinating history of the park and see replicas of the buildings that were where the lake is now.

3. Enjoy a swim at the sandy beach or in our pool in the summer months.

4. Take a short hike on our trails to enjoy the beauty of our mountains and abundant wildlife.

5. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in the Bowlingtown Country Kitchen lodge dining room.

Location

Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park Kentucky
4441 KY-1833, Buckhorn, KY 41721, United States

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Hours

  • November – TBA
  • ***December 23 – 30, the lodge is closed.
  • Lodge rooms available Friday & Saturday. Cottages available seven days a week with two night minimum length of stay.
  • Restaurant – Carryout Only
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Fees

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Contact Details

Phone: (606) 398-7510

Email: chrisw.fugate@ky.gov

Official Website: Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park Kentucky

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