The scenic countryside of southern Kentucky, close to the border with neighboring Tennessee, is a wonderland for campers and outdoor enthusiasts. Lake Barkley and the Cumberland River are a few of the main features of the region, each with an assortment of spectacular campgrounds and RV parks lining its shores and banks. When you book an RV in Trigg County, you can set up your base camp at places like Lake Barkley State Resort Park Campground, one of the very best lakefront parks in the area.When you're RV camping at Lake Barkley State Resort Park Campground in Cadiz, you can reach Louisville or Nashville with relative ease. The campground is mostly known for its fantastic shoreline on Lake Barkley, where you can swim, go fishing, boat around, kayak, canoe, and water ski.Once you have settled into your campsite at Lake Barkley State Resort Park, you can enjoy a meal at the fine-dining establishment on-site, featuring panoramic views on the lake and southern homemade soul food. A game room with ping pong and other table games, an indoor fitness center, a large in-ground pool, a trap shooting range with clay pigeons, and a whole lot of other impressive features await you when you head to this state-run nature park in beautiful southern Kentucky.
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When you rent an RV near Lake Barkley State Resort Park Campground, you'll be surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. Before you head out to see the sights and scenery of Kentucky though, be sure to make the most of Lake Barkley State Resort Park. In addition to the extensive list of amenities, there are a number of outdoor recreational activities to enjoy too. You can go birdwatching, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, or play some tennis at this diverse state park.North of Lake Barkley on the opposite shores of the Ohio River in Illinois lies Cave in Rock State Park, another place to check out with your campervan rental when you feel like going on an adventure. Awe-inspiring natural cave formations and lofty bluffs overlooking the Ohio River make this a true natural gem, and an increasingly popular place for travelers to visit. Fishing, hiking, or dining in the on-site restaurant are other ways to make good use of the park.Back in Kentucky, Lake Malone State Park is a fun feature to explore, with gorgeous beaches along the lakeside. Sandstone bluffs and a natural rock bridge further add to the appeal of this lovely park, along with the possibility of fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, and camping.Saving one of the best outdoor destinations for last, Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in Golden Pond remains one of the most beloved and popular recreation areas in the southeastern United States. This magnificent stretch of land is nestled between Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake and spans two states. It provides endless entertainment for millions each year. Boat ramps, camping cabins, campgrounds, lodges, and hiking trails can be found in abundance at this outdoor gem in the south, so don’t miss out when you rent a travel trailer near Lake Barkley State Resort Park Campground.
The city of Cadiz is close to the RV park, though due to its small size, there aren't many attractions there. Nearby Hopkinsville is home to the Museum of Hopkinsville, which provides invaluable insight into the formation of the city, with a focus on its vibrant and fascinating history. This stunning building built in 1915 has beautiful Greek architecture with large columns and a marble front facade.Continue your city explorations by learning the history of the Trail of Tears at the Trail of Tears Commemorative Park and Heritage Center. The center was built to bring to light one of the darkest chapters of American history, where native people were forcibly removed from their land and relocated west, while many died marching on the infamous Trail of Tears.The Hopkinsville Art Gallery is a lovely space showcasing the brilliant work of local artists, giving the community a place to express itself and foster a love for the visual arts. Tour, learn, or buy a gift for friends and family back home when you take a trip to this fantastic art space in the heart of the town. There are other cool historical sites, restaurants, shopping areas, and even a water park in Hopkinsville, so be sure to spend at least one day in the small city when you're motorhome camping at Lake Barkley State Resort Park Campground.