Your Greatest Family Vacation Awaits on Kentucky Lakes - Prizer Point Marina and Resort!

Put yourself on "Kentucky time" and surround your family with the beauty of nature and fun boating on Kentucky Lakes! The Land Between The Lakes (LBL) is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise, and Kentucky Lakes KOA Campground and Prizer Point Marina & Resort allow you to experience this natural playground up close. Located on Lake Barkley, our picture-perfect locale is a great place to escape and unwind. Your Lake Barkley camping experience includes a marina and offers a full resort experience on the Intracoastal Waterway. 

If you're planning to stay at a campground near the Land Between the Lakes, hotels aren't your only option for enjoying waterfront and natural landscape! At our Cadiz campground, we can accommodate any kind of camper! 

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With breathtaking views and outdoor recreation — get ready for an unforgettable experience! Start planning your vacation and let Kentucky Lakes / Prizer Point KOA serve as your family's home base as you explore Land Between The Lakes, Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.

What to Do While Camping near Kentucky Lake 
Camping in Cadiz, KY gives you access to the countless activities, attractions and adventures found throughout LBL and the nearby lakes. This region is a magnet for vacationers — from anglers casting off for their next big catch to adventurers hitting the forest trails. Get away from screen time and electronics, and introduce your kids to the joys of nature. You are sure to find something for everyone to enjoy during your stay in Western Kentucky. Here are just a few local draws you won't want to miss while staying at our KOA:

  • Looking for camping in Kentucky with swimming and other water activities? Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake are connected by a free-flowing canal, creating the biggest body of water between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico. With so much water to splash around in, you'll enjoy the countless water activities, including fishing, boating and swimming.
  • Land Between The Lakes is a 170,000-acre national recreation area with a rich history and lots of outdoor pursuits, including hiking and wildlife viewing.
  • Visit incredible nearby attractions, including Civil War and Cherokee Trail of Tears historic sites. 
  • Discover some incredible finds and treasures while antiquing at one of the area's many antique stores.

Camping and Fishing in Kentucky at Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake
Whether you are a serious sport fisherman or you are looking for a peaceful family outing — you will find excellent fishing for all during your stay at Kentucky Lakes KOA Campground and Prizer Point Marina & Resort. Our Lake Barkley campground is located along the shores, whose clear waters feature more than 57,900 acres of fishing opportunities. We are also just a short distance from Kentucky Lake, a prominent local draw with over 160,000 acres of water. 

Rent a fishing boat at Prizer Point Marina and set out for an unforgettable experience. As our guest, you will have access to our private fishing areas. You can also hire a guide.

Special Campground Amenities
Finding a Kentucky Lakes camping spot that appeals to everyone in your family can be a challenge. If staying at one of our Cadiz camping sites, your family will create some incredible memories with the help of these great amenities:

  • Golf cart rentals for exploring the resort
  • Indoor/Outdoor pool
  • Zero-entry splash pool
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Giant chess set
  • Basketball court
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Playground
  • Theme weekends
  • Summer movies 
  • Special Halloween celebrations
  • Full Marina

Or rent a boat for the day or bring your boat and rent a slip. We are a great stop for Transient Slips on Kentucky Lakes. Some of the best fishing on Lake Barkley is here for our registered guests and we love hosting fishing tournaments and groups. 

Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at The Pier Floating Restaurant, a top restaurant to visit on Lake Barkley that offers catering for easy group events.

We also have a Kamp K-9 pet play area. In this area, all dogs can be off-leash and play with their owners. There are fun stations, a bench for owners and a cleanup station. We hope this enables you and your pets to make fond memories here at Kentucky Lakes KOA and Prizer Point Marina & Resort.

Kentucky Lake, KY Camping Experiences
Whether you are here for a romantic escape or a week-long family holiday, we have plenty of ways to stay at Kentucky Lakes KOA. Our forts, treehouse, chalets, and lakefront cabins offer the perfect way to stay for those who aren't tent campers and don't own RVs. They provide the unique experience of a vacation rental with the wilderness right at your doorstep!  Other ways to stay include:

  • Lakefront cabins and lodges: From fort style to open floor suites, our cabins are neat and cozy.
  • Tents: Go tent camping at Lake Barkley, KY near Land Between the Lakes and Kentucky Lake and enjoy the more rustic feel of our beautiful rural wooded setting.
  • RVs: Lake Between the Lakes RV camping doesn't have to be isolating! Stay at one of our RV sites located right on the main channel and enjoy the beautiful lake views.
  • Or, our NEW Hassle-Free floating cabin that sleeps 12...no boating experience required! 

Fishing Trips, Family Reunions, Corporate Events and Church Retreats love the ease and setting of Groups Get-Aways at Kentucky Lakes KOA. The Land Between The Lakes National Recreational Area and the serenity of a lakeside campfire make this a family reunion Mecca in Kentucky. 

An endless adventure in LBL awaits at our Lake Barkley campground near Kentucky Lake. To stay at the best campground on Kentucky Lake, book your reservation at Kentucky Lakes KOA Campground and Prizer Point Marina & Resort today. We cannot wait for your family to experience the wonder and joys of Western Kentucky.

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 100' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/28 - 11/1)
  • Propane ($)
  • Fishing
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

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Exclusive Benefits:

  • 10%* off your daily registration rate all year long at 500 KOA Campgrounds throughout North America
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  • Free** night of camping during KOA Rewards Weekend at participating KOAs
  • ...and Much more!

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WHEN: May 13-14, 2022

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 13th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 14th for just $20*.

WHY: The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 14 support the KOA Care Camps Trust which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support 125+ Care Camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

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Local Area

Land Between The Lakes

Land Between The Lakes (LBL) is a pristine 170,000-acre national recreation area in western Kentucky and Tennessee. Nestled between Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley, you'll find a wide range of outdoor activities on offer for the family. Travel the trails. Discover local wildlife, including deer and beaver. Experience history first-hand. Enjoy some lakeside delights, or simply bask in the beauty of this untouched wilderness. One of the many things you won't want to miss at LBL is the Homeplace. This working 19th-century farm features historical varieties of crops and livestock from the mid-19th century. Workers use period tools and techniques to accomplish a variety of tasks. During your visit, be sure to join the recreational area's interpreters for guide-led hikes through the forest paths of Land Between The Lakes. Get an up-close encounter with one of the Backyard residents at the Nature Station, and drive through Elk and Bison Prairie, a restoration of the region's original prairie habitat. Watch bison stroll through native prairie grasses or hear the bugle of elk.

100 Van Morgan Dr

Golden Pond, KY 42211

270-924-2000

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Fort Donelson National Battlefield

Fort Donelson National Battlefield is located a short distance southeast of the Kentucky Lakes/Prizer Point KOA in Dover, Tennessee. It was the site of a historic Civil War battle that began on February 14, 1862 that ended in the surrender of Confederate troops to Union General, Ulysses S. Grant two days later. This Confederate defeat encouraged Union troops and marked their continued pathway to victory that helped them win back the region. While here, you will see the river batteries and the historic Dover Hotel where the actual surrender took place.

120 Fort Donelson Shores Rd

Dover, TN 37058

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The National Quilt Museum

This array of colorful art tells the story of this area and showcases the talents of regional artisans. The National Quilt Museum is a non-profit institution whose goal is to honor and promote the quiltmakers of today. As you stroll through the world's largest and most distinguished museum devoted to quiltsyou will learn about the craft of quiltmaking and discover the craftsmanship that goes into these unique and elaborate tapestries.The museum consists of three gallerieseach featuring vibrant exhibits of the finest quilt and fiber art in the world. This historic downtown Paducah location also plays host to quilters from near and far who come to attend one of the many educational programs here taught by master quilters.

215 Jefferson St

Paducah, KY 42001

270-442-8856

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Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Museum

Pearls are the only gemstone formed by a living creature. If you are fond of pearls or interested in learning how this gorgeous iridescent product of nature is brought forth from the indigenous washboard mussel, then you must stop by the Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Museum. This is Tennessee's official historical site of pearl-culturing and North America's only freshwater pearl-culturing farm. As you walk in, you will be greeted by a video presentation that provides a helpful overview of the culturing process. You will then get an opportunity to see the farm first-hand. A lovely gift shop is also open year-round. Several guided tours offer unique experiences, such as a visit from a local diver, meeting the farm manager and enjoying a catered lunch.

255 Marina Rd

Camden, TN 38320

731-584-7880

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