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Taylor County Tourist Commission

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Taylor County Tourist Commission

Campbellsville, Kentucky

Green River Lake
Green River Lake
  • Green River Lake
  • Green River Lake State Park
  • States Largest Fourth of July Celebration
  • Enjoy our warm sandy beaches and breathtaking views!
  • Green River Lake can offer something to do for all outdoor enthusiasts!
  • Taylor County has over 40 miles of trails used for hiking, biking and horseback riding!
  • Taylor County is known for many things; a Civil War battle, historical downtown, one room schools, German Stone houses, handmade cherry furniture and so much more!
  • A view of the creek that runs along Robert & Bernice Miller City Park. This beautifully landscaped 65 acre park offers several activities for all ages, including: FREE Par 3 golf course, an ampitheater, gazebo, tennis courts, swimming pool, playgrounds, picnic areas, skateboard park, horseshoe pits,
  • Downtown Campbellsville
  • Home of the Only Floating Cabins in Kentucky!

Whether you enjoy fishing, water sports, camping, relaxing, shopping or exploring Civil War battle sites and other historical places, Taylor County offers something for everyone.

Come and experience the beauty and tranquility of one of Kentucky's best-kept secrets. Green River Lake is a haven for the water sport and fishing enthusiast as well as the vacationer that just wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

The Green River Lake area offers over 40 miles of  multi-use trails for hiking, running, mountain biking and horseback riding; 2 marinas- The marinas offer everything you will need to enjoy the day: annual and overnight slips, rental houseboats, fishing boats, ski boats, and pontoon boats; 8 campgrounds in Taylor County- 2 on the lake; 3 public beaches -public beaches are available at Lone Valley Campground, Pikes Ridge Campground, and at Smith Ridge Recreational Area; Kentucky's only floating cabins and condos on the lake.

Taylor County is also known for its historical and Civil War battle sites. The battle of Tebbs Bend, July 4, 1863, was "one of the most outstanding small victories in the Civil War.” View the wayside interpretive markers on this 3 mile driving tour. The tour will end at the visitor’s center at Green River Lake State Park. Request a key to the 1840 Atkinson-Griffin Log House which served as a Confederate hospital after the Battle of Tebbs Bend. The Jacob Heisted House, raided by Confederate General John Hunt Morgan during the civil war, is one of only 12 German stone houses in the state. 

To learn more about Taylor County and its many attributes, contact the Taylor County Tourist Commission at 270-465-3786 or www.campbellsvilleky.com

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325 E. Main St.
PO BOX 4021 Campbellsville, KY 42718

Region: Kentucky’s Southern Shorelines
Phone: 270-465-3786
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