US Army Corps of Engineers
Louisville District

Picnicking and Shelter Rental at Green River Lake

Warm weather, sunny skies and a nice breeze blowing - what better weather for a picnic. So, if looking to get out to Green River Lake for either a a small outing or hoping to find the perfect spot for a family reunion, look no further.

How many shelters are available?
There are five Corps operated picnic shelters at Green River Lake, and all are available for reservations by calling the project office at (270) 465-4463.

The shelters available and the use fees are as follows:

Big Oak (located at the dam area)
Visitor Center
Holmes Bend
Satterly (located at Site 1)
Tailwater

$ 50
$ 50
$ 50
$ 50
$ 50

If a shelter has not been reserved for a particular day, it may be used free of charge, on a first-come, first-served basis.

What about individual picnic sites?
In addition to the shelters listed above, there are several individual picnic sites located at the Holmes Bend and Smith Ridge day use areas along with those sites around the dam area.

Louisville District Information - Picnic Shelters