ROUGH RIVER DAM STATE RESORT PARK
Rough River Dam is surrounded by rolling countryside overlooking a 5,000 acre lake. Some of the finest fishing in the state is to be found in the deep waters of Rough River. Non-anglers can enjoy the lake on a pontoon, or scurry across quickly on water skis or jet skis.
The resort also features a 9-hole, par-3 golf course and the beautiful 18-hole Lafayette Golf Course is just a couple miles from the park. Enjoy the history and folklore of the area with a trip to the Pine Knob Theatre, offering outdoor dramas from June to September.
Enjoy the unspoiled beauty surrounding a 66-site campground, next to Rough River. Utility hookups, a dump station, and a central service building with showers and rest rooms are available.
Open April 1 - October 31. Check-out by 2:00 PM, Central time. No advance reservations. Pets are allowed if restrained.
CottagesFor secluded comfort, relax in a cozy cottage. Seventeen two-bedroom cottages are located in wooded areas near the lake. 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, Central time.
LodgeBeautiful lake views enhance the appeal of Rough River Dam Lodge. Each of the 40 rooms features private patios or balconies and overlook the lake.
Open year-round. Rooms are available by late afternoon. Check-out by noon, Central time.
For contemporary meeting facilities enjoy the Falls of Rough Room in the lodge. This room can be utilized as a conference or banquet-style facility with seating for 400 guests.
The Grayson and Breckinridge rooms seat 125 guests each.
Complete food service is available.
For information on booking an event, phone Betty at 800-325-1713.
A pool is available for lodge and cottage guests. Or enjoy the gentle waves of Rough River Lake on the public beach, serviced with a bathhouse.
Rough River Lake is the perfect location for the water sports enthusiast. The marina offers 121 open slips, 29 open houseboat slips, 48 covered slips, a launching ramp, and rental fishing boats and pontoon boats.
Open May - October.
The avid angler will delight in the abundance of largemouth, white, and Kentucky bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crappie, and rough fish.