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“Kentucky Dam Is Worth A Short Drive”
Review of Kentucky Dam

Kentucky Dam
Ranked #7 of 35 things to do in Paducah
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Dallas, Texas
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2,372 reviews
474 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 978 helpful votes
“Kentucky Dam Is Worth A Short Drive”
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Things have changed dramatically since I grew up in this area. I recall the days when you could go down inside the dam and see the turbines as they generated electricity. That is past history. There used to be a road that would could drive from one end of the dam to the other. There is now a new bridge just downstream. The area was very popular several decades ago however with the lack of enthusiasm the area had not shown that great of an expansion. Some of the hotels in the immediate areas are not all that great, restaurants are mainly those that have been there for years and the beach area where hundreds used to flock to on week ends draws almost no one. This is primarily an area that you can drive through, see some nice scenery and basically enjoy the area. There area still a few eating places worth lunch and best of all the area will not be all that crowded.

Visited September 2013
Thank texaswillie
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“Happy Birthday America!”
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Recently visited Kentucky Dam to watch the annual fireworks display, great place to watch from, plenty of room for the kiddos to run and play!!!

Visited July 2013
Thank Kim O
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