Big Bear Amenities

The best part of getting away from it all is enjoying the scenery that surrounds you. It just makes you feel good! Big Bear Resort is situated in a secluded, beautiful landscape. Our visitors have a chance to escape and be free from the distractions of home, as they indulge in all of the fun things to do at the resort.

We are located on the water’s edge, giving families a breath-taking view of Kentucky Lake, whether they are camping out, having a weekend adventure or simply enjoying some time with their families during a reunion.

On the Water

Visitors can enjoy a private, sandy beach, a swimming pool and a certified clean marina that allows them to enjoy their time water skiing, tubing, fishing or just cruising the lakes.


Campers may camp right on the water’s edge. They have access to a bathhouse, firewood, ice, a dump station and a Laundromat. There is a dump station and pets are allowed. Sites include 30 and 50 amp, full hookups with 50 amp and primitive sites. All of our sites are also tent friendly. Each site is equipped with a picnic table. We allow rigs up to 45’and campers can be leased from Camping World. Click here for more information.

Gift Shop

There is also a gift shop filled with items that will remind you of the good time you had at Big Bear Resort on Kentucky Lake.

Rodney Hargrove Fishing Guide Service

If you’re looking for a good fishing hole, Big Bear patrons have access to a fishing guide service where you’ll learn techniques that will help create all of those fishing stories you’ve been dying to tell. We’ll take you on a fully-rigged bass boat, equipped with gas, tackle and live bait, through the various bays and inlets, pointing you to the best supply of crappie and bass fish. With a 170,000 acre nature reserve situated on the eastern shore, anglers at Big Bear Kentucky Resort on Kentucky Lake will experience are sure to have a big time!

Click here for Fishing Guide rates and reservations. You will be required to present a valid fishing license.


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Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley Lake Levels

Kentucky Lake: 362.3′ Lake Barkley: 362.3′
Water Temp: 82°

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