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Lake Malone State Park

331 S.R. Rd. 8001
270-657-2111

Discover the beautiful landscape of Lake Malone State Park on the 1.5-mile Laurel Trail or the .25-mile Wildflower Trail. These easy-rated hiking trails provide picturesque views of many rock walls, once used as shelters by Native Americans.

The lake is enclosed by dramatic 50-foot sandstone bluffs rising above the water's edge and surrounded by hardwood forests.

Mountain laurel, holly, dogwood and wildflowers provide a rich tapestry of native flora. Natural wonders abound in this secluded wilderness!

Boating
A boat ramp is available along with a gasoline pump at the boat dock.

Camping
Enjoy a symphony of starlight and a chorus of nature camping amid the great outdoors! Some 30 primitive sites are available for tent camping. Twenty-five campsites are equipped with electric and water hookups to accommodate recreational vehicles. A central service building in the campground offers showers, rest rooms, and a laundry; and for completed camping convenience, campsites have grills and picnic tables. Pets are allowed if restrained. The campground open during winter and will offer monthly rates. Call the park for more information 270-657-2111. Closed Nov 1 - Mar 31.

Fishing
"An angler’s delight" describes 788-acre Lake Malone. The fishermen in your family can try their skill at catching channel catfish, largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and redear sunfish.

Hiking
Discover the beautiful landscape of Lake Malone State Park on the mile and one-half Laurel Trail or the quarter mile Wildflower Trail. These easy-rated hiking trails provide picturesque views of many rock walls, once used as shelters by prehistoric Native Americans. Mountain laurel, holly, dogwood, and wildflowers provide a rich tapestry of native flora.

Swimming
Need to cool off on a hot summer day? Enjoy swimming and playing on the sand beach for endless hours of fun. For your convenience, a bathhouse with showers, rest rooms, and a vending area is available. Open Memorial Day-Labor Day.


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