Enjoy Our Local
Marinas & Boat Rentals
With marinas on both Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley, Livingston County offers unlimited water access and a boaters dream location.
Kentucky Lake is 184 miles in length, was formed by a dam on the Tennessee River and is part of the intercontinental waterway. Lake Barkley was formed by a dam on the Cumberland Rivers and is 118 miles in length. Check out the links below to our Kentucky and Barkly Lake marinas, Kentucky and Barkley lake boat sales, boating clubs and boating safety. Livingston County also offers ramp access to the Ohio River, Cumberland River, and Tennessee River.
1051 Dover Rd
Grand Rivers, KY 42045
Offering the best products and service in the Kentucky and Barkley Lake Region. Brands include Godfrey Marine, Aqua Patio, Sanpan Boats, Sweetwater, Polar Kraft, Basscat Boats, Skeeter, Mercury Outboards, and Yamaha. From pontoons to fishing boats, new boats to pre-owned, visit the Legacy Marine website for their current inventory.
Grand Rivers, KY
Green Turtle Bay Boat Rentals offers a fleet of Avalon luxury pontoons, tritoons, and double decker pontoons with a sliding board, as well as Alumacraft fishing boats. Rent a boat and enjoy the day on the waters of Kentucky and Barkley Lakes. Find rates and information on their website.
Tennessee R. Mile 25 (Kentucky Lake)
Grand Rivers, KY 42045
Lighthouse Landing has been helping people fulfill their dream of learning to sail since 1977, offering a certified American Sailing Association, four-day course. Find the schedule and rates for this Award winning School on the Lighthouse Landing Website.
See website for access points
The Land Between the Lakes water trail offers 300 miles of undeveloped shoreline to explore. The project includes five posted trails, all with access points for kayaks and canoes to enter the water. Access points have limited free parking, and several have vault toilets and trash dumpsters; none have water.
Boating and Sailing Clubs
BOATING SAFETY AND LAKE REPORTS
Kentucky Online Boating Safety Course
Boat ed offers an online boating safety course developed for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. This safe boating course lets you get your Kentucky Boater Safety Education Certificate online, and this site also has information on Kentucky boater education law. Be Safe on the Water.
US Army Corps of Engineers Lake Barkley Report
Resource Management office, Grand Rivers. This site includes Barkley Lake information including lake levels, water temperature, and discharge rate. For information by phone, call 270-362-4236.
Kentucky Lake Report
Tennessee Valley Authority site with information on Kentucky dam, Kentucky lake levels, and discharge.