GENERAL BUTLER STATE RESORT PARK
This hilltop resort that sits where the the Ohio and Kentucky Rivers meet honors a prominent military family. Named for General William Orlando Butler, the family?s military fame spanned from Colonial times through the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Mexican War and the Civil War.
The Butler-Turpin House, built in 1859, offers a glimpse of Butler family history with its display of 18th and 19th-century heirlooms. Capture some of the area?s river town charm in the resort?s hilltop lodge and enjoy our 9-hole golf course, hiking, swimming and tennis. A spacious conference center makes this resort a destination for business as well as pleasure.
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General Butler has the perfect cottage for you, whether you prefer contemporary or traditional interiors. Each of the 24 cottages has a private balcony or patio. One, two, three-bedroom cottages with one bath and two or three executive cottages with two baths are available. Tableware, cooking utensils, and linens are provided with fresh linens available daily.
Open year-round. Cottages are available by late afternoon. Check-out by 11:00 AM, Eastern time.
A spacious campground features 111 campsites with utility hookups and grills. Showers, rest rooms, and laundry facilities are available at two central service buildings.
Open year-round. No advance reservations. Physically disabled site available. Check-out by 2:00 PM Pets are allowed if restrained.
The hilltop Butler Lodge is an attraction within itself. Browse the gift shop that offers a large selection of Kentucky handcrafts and souvenirs. Warm your hands by the beautiful stone fireplace, listen to the piano, and admire the Ohio River valley view. Each of the 53 rooms features a private balcony or patio overlooking the pool or hillside.
Open year-round. Rooms are available by late afternoon. Check-out by noon, Eastern time.
General Butler Conference Center large meeting space offers both 500 banquet style and 800 theater style seating. An expansive set of windows at one end leads to a spacious covered porch that overlooks the Kentucky River Valley and serves as a cordial breakout space in good weather. The interior space breaks into three equal meeting rooms - the Kentucky Room, The Commonwealth Room, and the Bluegrass Room.
Each can hold 160 banquet style, has independent environment controls, and a ceiling-mounted drop-down screen. Modern audiovisual hookups are in use, including an LCD projector. General Butler?s excellent food service is aided by a large service kitchen. We also offer additional meeting room space in the lodge with two private dining rooms, the Burley Room and the River Room, and another meeting room, the Woodland Room, all seating 40 guests banquet-style.For information on booking an event call Amy at 866-462-8853.
9-hole regulation golf course with pro shop, pull carts, riding carts and rental clubs. 18 hole course miniature golf for family fun. Open seasonally.
Enjoy a day on the lake at General Butler. Rental pedal boats, canoes, rowboats, and surf bikes are available seasonally at the Boat Dock. Trolling motors allowed after Labor Day Weekend, restrictions posted. In other seasons, private boats with trolling motors are permitted.
Boat Dock open Memorial Day-Labor Day, from mid-August through Labor Day Weekend,the Boat Dock is open only four hours in the afternoon.
Fish have been restocked in 30-acre Butler Lake--bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish. Fishing is permitted from the lake shore year-round. A Kentucky Fishing License is required. Fishing with boats must be accomplished using park rental boats from Memorial Day through Labor Day.