Written by: Janette Marson
When you take a family vacation you want the entire family to be able to go and have a great time… and of course our pets are a beloved part of the family.
When planning your Lake Cumberland Vacation, here are some popular places that are super clean and will welcome your furry family members with open arms.
The Lake Cumberland State Resort Park is Kentucky’s #1 State Park! Every Lodge/Hotel room has been renovated as well as all the luxury Cabins and Cottages – every room is super clean & kept that way, whether you have a pet or not. For those of you that like to travel with your pets, the Lake Cumberland State Resort Park is perfect & completely pet friendly in the lakeside luxury cabins, hotel or campground. In addition to pet friendly lodging, there are also wonderful hiking trails! If you enjoy boating, be sure to inquire at the State Dock Marina (Kentucky’s largest rental marina) about their pet friendly boat rental policy.
Jamestown Resort & Marina is also completely pet friendly and offers pet friendly lodging in their lakeside hotel rooms, authentic log cabins, and “fishing cabins”. The hotel rooms at Jamestown Resort & Marina have a great panoramic view of Lake Cumberland! If you & your pet would like to vacation on the water, the Jamestown Marina houseboats are also pet friendly! Boating in Kentucky is the BEST – and especially boating on Lake Cumberland, KY! You can call the reservation desk at (270) 343-5253 for more information about Jamestown’s pet friendly policies.
The new Lake Cumberland Marina (formerly Alligator II Marina) offers guests gorgeous lakeside cabins that are completely pet friendly (a pet fee will apply) as well as pet friendly houseboat rentals! Lake Cumberland Marina is a family owned marina on Lake Cumberland in Russel Springs. This lovely marina also features a “beach” area, playgrounds for kids, campground, picnic area, wonderful dockside dining, fishing charters & guides, Lake Cumberland boat rentals – pontoons & houseboats, and more! You can call the Resort at (270) 866-6616 for more information & reservations or go directly to their website HERE
Lake Cumberland has several wonderful campgrounds that welcome well behaved pets including:
Foggy Bottom Campground in Jamestown, located close to the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery on the Cumberland River. Foggy Bottom is a family owned campground with sites for tents as well as RVs, a camp store, bath house & boat ramps to the Cumberland River. This wonderful Lake Cumberland area campground is on 100+ acres, so you and your pet will have lots of area to hike and explore. Call Foggy Bottom at (270) 343-2510 for more information about their pet friendly campground.
For a full list of Pet Friendly Lake Cumberland hotels, motels, cabins, and campgrounds, be sure to visit our Lodging Page! We think pets are important and love our doggie tourists, so forget about boarding and bring them along! Feel free to give the tourism office a call if you need additional direction on which pet friendly lodging is the best for you and your 4 legged family member – (270) 866-4333.