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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area


Energy Lake Campground

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Energy Lake Campground Map

Camping Fees

Camping Rules

Seasonal Camping


Energy Lake Campground sits next to an inland lake separated from Lake Barkley by an earthen dam. It offers 13 cabins and 35 well-defined sites in a wooded area with 33 electrical hookups capable of handling tents to motorhomes. Campers have access to a swimming beach area, playground, activity field, canoe and kayak rentals, and hiking trails. Energy Lake is a favorite camping spot for scout troops, school groups, reunions, and team building. Canoe and kayak rentals are available in season, and lake view and wooded campsites are equipped with electrical hookups, meaning they can accommodate RVs and campers.

Campers also have the option of making group reservations for such groups as church and scouts. Energy Lake’s beach and activity area provide even more opportunities for campers only to enjoy the area. Cabins consist of one full size bed and four bunk beds, table, chairs, heating and air conditioning. Bring your own linens, pillows, etc. They are not provided. There is a covered porch with a nearby picnic table and fire ring. There is not a boat ramp in Energy Lake Campground but there are ramps at nearby Energy Dam Day Use Area (less than ¼ mile by paved road from the campground entrance) that offers access to Energy Lake and Lake Barkley. There is a courtesy dock there as well.

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