Great food, great fun, great people minutes from your door

Area Attractions & Links ~ Recreational Opportunities

Coppersmith Cove is fortunate to be surrounded by many outstanding local businesses, recreational opportunities, dining establishments and other resources. Within this section, we have provided information and links to many of our favorite local businesses.

Adsmore House & Gardens
304 N Jefferson St, Princeton
(270) 365-3114
Built in 1857. Visitors step back in time to the turn-of-the-century to relive the legacy and lifestyle of a prominent western Kentucky family. Decorations change during the year. Open Tues-Sun.

Amish Community
(270) 965-5015
Only 20 minutes from Lake Barkley, you can spend the day touring Kentucky's largest Amish community in Marion! This 500-resident Amish community has six schools and four church districts.

Barkley Dam /Visitor's Center
US 62, Lake City
(270) 362-4236
Barkley Dam is 157 feet high and 10,180 feet wide. Commercial barges can be seen entering and departing Lake Barkley through the huge 1,200 foot locks. The visitor’s center theme is “Steamboating on the Cumberland.” Discover what life was like 100 years ago. Open weekdays.

Black Oak Vineyard & Winery
300 Martin Rd. (off KY 293), Princeton
(270) 365-WINE
Family-owned. Tastings, tours and special events. Open Friday and Sat.

Bush Road Sporting Clays
888 Bush Road, Cadiz
(270) 522-6193
Skeet, Trap and Sporting Clays. Open Sundays noon to dark or by appointment.

Clement Mineral Museum
3205 N Walker St, Marion
(270) 965-5015
The largest and most spectacular display of fluorite crystal in the world. Other minerals, photographs, records, letters and mining equipment on display. Open Saturday or call for appointment.

Kentucky Kayak Kountry
040 JH O’Bryan Ave, Grand Rivers
(270) 362-0081
Paddle sports/recreation, sales & rental of canoes and kayaks. Guided trips on Saturday

KY Lake Motor Speedway
957 Truck Plaza Ln, Calvert City
(270) 395-3600
Super late models, open wheel modified and limited sportsmen plus special events. Sprint cars as well. 3/8-mile, clay oval track. Most races scheduled for Friday or Saturday.

Kentucky Opry Show
US Highway 641, Draffenville
(270) 527-3869
This country music & comedy show presents some of the finest talent in Kentucky. It's wholesome entertainment for the entire family. Talent contest from January through May. Open every Saturday. Also, open Friday in June - August & in December.

Land Between The Lakes
100 Van Morgan Dr, Golden Pond
(800) LBL-7077
Learn about wildlife in this 700-acre Elk & Bison Prairie or participate in hands-on nature programs at Woodlands Nature Station. Experience history up-close when you visit The Homeplace living history farm and see how people utilized the environment in the 1800’s or see the bigger picture at the Golden Pond Planetarium by viewing spectacular shows of space and the night sky on a 40-foot diameter dome. Biking, Camping, Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Hunting, ATV/Motorcycle Trails, Wildlife Viewing. Open daily April - Oct. Call for other dates

Mineral Mound State Park
48 Finch Lane, Eddyville
(270) 388-3673 or
(866) 904-7888
Enjoy our challenging 18-hole, par 72 golf course! The front 9 holes are situated in a wooded area. The back 9 offer beautiful lake views with several holes flanked by water. The No.11 plays over a beautiful lake inlet. The park also has a picnic area, a fishing pier and a boat ramp. The facility has a magnificent new pro shop that boasts scenic views from atop a hill overlooking Lake Barkley and offers rental carts, clubs, and merchandise.

National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson St, Paducah
(270) 442-8856
Changing exhibits of new and antique quilts. Largest quilt museum in world. Open Mon - Sat, Nov - March also Sundays April - Oct.

Red Door Antique Mall
US 641 N, Eddyville
(270) 388-1957
7,000 sq. ft. facility, antiques, country primitives, one-of-a-kind decor. Open 7 days a week.

Rose Hill Museum
KY 730, Eddyville
(270) 388-2824
Enjoy guided tours and unique decor. You’ll see a working model of an iron furnace. Home is on National Register of Historic Places. Open Wednesday -Sunday, May 15 - October 15.

Music, Memories & More
Badgett Playhouse
Grand Rivers
(888) 362-4223
Branson-style music show with a professional cast of singers, dancers and a live band

Venture River Water Park
Park Place off US 62
(270) 388-7999
Your little ones can safely slide, splash and play at the Pleasure Island kiddie area. For family fun, nothing beats floating along Old Man River or riding the waves in the Hurricane Bay Wave Pool. 10 exciting slides, kiddie pool with slide and more. Open most days between Memorial Day and Labor Day. New for 2009, the FUMBI family thrill slide!