Kentucky Lake - Map & Directions

Use the map above of the Kentucky Lake area to help plan your visit.

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Directions to Kentucky Lake

Kentucky Lake is very long and can be accessed along many points, particularly US-40 and US-24. The following directions act as an example of many other alternate routes.

From Nashville, Tennessee: Kentucky Lake is about 86 miles from Nashville, Tennessee. To get there, take I-40 W from Nashville for about 82.3 miles. Take exit 126 for US-641/TN-69 toward Camden and take a right onto TN-69/US-641. You'll follow this for 1.7 miles, then take a slight left onto TN-192. Continue for TN-192 for 0.7 miles and you'll be at the lake.

From Jackson, Tennessee: Kentucky Lake is about 51 miles from Jackson, Tennessee. From Jackson, take I-40 East for about 43.9 miles, toward Nashville. Take exit 126 for US-641/TN-69, toward Camden, then turn left onto TN-69/US-641. You'll follow this for 1.7 miles, then take a slight left onto TN-192. Continue for TN-192 for 0.7 miles and you'll be at the lake.

Directions to Kentucky Dam Marina

From Hopkinsville, Kentucky: Kentucky Dam Marina is about 55 miles from Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Take KY-80/US-68 west from Hopkinsville for 14.1 miles, then take the ramp onto I-24 West. You'll drive I-24 for 34.4 miles, then take exit 31 for KY-453 (Smithland/Grand Rivers). Take a prompt left onto KY-453. Drive for 1.3 miles, then take the ramp on the right onto US-62. Continue on US-62 for 2.5 miles and take the ramp onto US-641. In about .5 mile, there will be a left turn onto Marina Dr. Watch for the sign to Kentucky Dam Marina. Follow Marina Dr until you reach the marina.

From Paducah, Kentucky: Kentucky Dam Marina is about 23 miles from Paducah, Kentucky. Take I-24-BL E/US-60-BR E from Paducah. This will turn into John Puryear Drive after 3.3 miles. Continue on for 2.6 miles, then take a slight left onto Husband Road. Take a left and merge onto I-24 E. You'll drive this for 10 miles, then take exit 27 for US-62 towards Kentucky Dam. Take right onto US-62 E. In about 1.5 miles take the US-641 S/KY-282 ramp onto US-641 S. In about .5 mile, there will be a left turn onto Marina Dr. Watch for the sign to Kentucky Dam Marina. Follow Marina Dr until you reach the marina.

Kentucky Dam Marina
466 Marina Drive
Gilbertsville, KY 42044

(This address is for driving directions only. Please do not mail payments to this address.)