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Painted Rock Garden

6/18/2024

Here at Kentucky Lake KOA we are creating a painted rock garden for you to enjoy.This rock garden will be to help remember a very special little boy who loved to camp here at Kentucky Lake KOA. His name is Arlan Coty and he is the grandson of our hosts, Joyce and Pat.  Arlan is no longer with us,...

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Local area fun

6/17/2024

Calvert City and its surrounding areas have so many fun events coming up in the next few weeks.  The local splash pad is now open for the season. There are bicycle, kayak, boat, and jet ski rentals, all within 5 miles of our park. There are golf courses, tennis courts, disk golf courses, and walking...

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Things to do near Paducah

6/12/2024

Paducah, Ky truly has something for everyone! From the Quilt museum to theIllustrated Flood walls. Paducah has museums, playgrounds, a community theatre,driving tours, hiking, bowling movies, disc golf and so much more! Check outtripadvisor.com/Attractions-g39725-Activities-Paducah_Kentucky.html for...

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Veteran's Brunch

6/10/2024

We love our Veterans here at Paducah KOA and so does Calvert City!Thank you for your service! There will be a Veteran's Brunch here in town at Lakeland Events Center on Saturday, June 29th from 9 am to 11 amthat benefits the HUGS project here in Western KY. (Our mission is to show love and support...

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The Badgett Playhouse

6/10/2024

If you have a hankering for some family friendly musical entertainment,then The Badgett Playhouse is the place to be. Introduce your children and friends to the music that you love. The Badgett playhouse has a show for every musical generation from the 50's to the 80's, as well as the Music ofElvis...

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Historical Churches of Paducah Driving Tour

6/4/2024

With more than 100 churches in McCracken County, houses of worship are an important cornerstone of Paducah's cultural landscape. See Paducah from steeple to steeple, neighborhood to neighborhood on this self-guided tour featuring distinctive church structures, historic congregations and Kentucky...

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Live Music

6/4/2024

There are so many opportunities to go check out live music in the area. Every weekend there are both paid and free events within a 20 mile driving distance.Check out just some of the music venues in the area.Purple Toad Winery-Paducah-,-Boss Hogs-Benton-,-Tiki Turtle at Green Turtle Bay - Grand...

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We Love pets!

5/24/2024

When your favorite camping canine begs you to make a reservation here at Kentucky Lake KOA, be our guest! We have tenting, and RV sites as well as pet-friendly cabins.(fee applies to cabins only). When making plans to bring your furry pal, here are a few things to consider: • Please keep pets on...

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Food Truck Friday

5/24/2024

Enjoy all the favorite food trucks gathered in Calvert City 

Memorial Park every Friday from 10:30 to 1:30.

Coffee, Barbecue, Burgers, Fries, Corn Dogs,

Grilled Cheese and Dessert. The more people who come

to enjoy it, the more food trucks will join!

CARS & CIGARS - PADUCAH

5/24/2024

Stella's, Over/Under and The Old Fashioned Cigar Bar would like to invite you to join us for a new summer festival coming to Downtown Paducah starting in May! Starting on the 3rd Saturday of the month and continuing through August, we are bringing a family-friendly car show starting at the 300 block...

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Stateline Whiskey tour

5/13/2024

No need to travel all over the state. There are 3 distilleries located within 65 miles of the campground. Make it a day and visit all three. You will get a shot glass from each and at the end of the tour, you will even get a holder for the glasses. You do not have to complete all 3 on the same day...

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Elk and Bison Prairie

5/9/2024

Now is the time to see the Babies! The baby Bison were born around the end of April. They don't stay small for long.

Open dawn to dusk, 7 days a week

Elk & Bison Prairie Road, Golden Pond, KY 42211

Admissions:

$5 per Automobile

CLEAN FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT AT THE KENTUCKY OPRY THEATER

5/7/2024

Clay & Barbie Campbell moved to Kentucky Lake in 1988 from Evansville, Indiana.  Prior to that they lived in Missouri where Clay was born and raised. Barbie was from a Minneapolis Minnesota suburb, Eden Prairie.The Opry began in a little Quonset hut building just a couple blocks from where it’s...

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Cable & Local TV Channel Guide

5/22/2023

Catching up on tv shows or want to watch some movies while enjoying some downtime at the campground? Here’s our Cable/Local TV list for reference:31 – NBC            43 – FOX NEWS32 – CBS            44 – FOX SPORTS33 – ABC            45 – NEWSMAX34 – FOX            46 – HGTV35 – CNBC            47 –...

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WICKLIFFE MOUNDS-PRESERVING THE PAST FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

4/19/2023

Wickliffe Mounds is the archaeological site of a prehistoric Native American village of the Mississippian mound builders, and is a Kentucky Archaeological Landmark and on the National Register of HIstoric Places.Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site is also part of the Kentucky Great River Road,...

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KENTUCKY DAM - GATEWAY TO THE TENNESSEE RIVER WATERWAY

4/19/2023

At 8,422 feet, Kentucky Dam is the longest dam on the Tennessee River and a major generating plant in the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) system.  The reservoir behind the dam is 184 miles long, the largest man-made lake in the eastern United States.Kentucky Dam is the gateway to the Tennessee...

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