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Great surprise tucked away in the city

Freeman Lake is a great surprise tucked away instead Elizabethtown. This is a decent size lake... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Wonderful lake park

I have been here frequently. A complete circle is about 5 miles. There are a variety of spaces... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laurie M
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Historical attractions inside the park include the Sarah Bush Johnston Memorial and the Lincoln Heritage House
140 Freeman Lake Park Rd, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-2702
+1 270-769-3916
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Freeman Lake is a great surprise tucked away instead Elizabethtown. This is a decent size lake that you can hike around. Paddle boats and john boats for rent. You can take your own kayak. Trees are beautiful during all seasons. There are tennis courts (10...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here frequently. A complete circle is about 5 miles. There are a variety of spaces - dense forest trails, community park areas with playgrounds and volleyball courts and covered picnic pavillions. There are benches and picnic tables near the lake, scattered at...More

Thank Laurie M
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We stopped over after visiting the Swope Car Museum just down the street, and were amazed at the size of the park on the lake. It is a great place to ride a bike, jog, or just sit and enjoy nature around one.

Thank ADAMcomputer
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Great place to take the family including little ones. They have paddle boats you can rent out at a cheap price and go out on the lake.

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

You really can’t beat this park, it’s not anything extremely fancy but lots of space, activities, and trails! Very clean.

Thank Amy T
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Alyssa nice clean place to go they always have pavilions to rant for family reunions and etc. Love going there in the wintertime because they have a ice rink that the kids can skate on

Thank Stacie S
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Went for a hike, and came back with our windows smashed, and items stolen. We parked right in front of the new tennis complex, and their “security cameras” are not functional. Found out later that the lake is notorious for cars getting broke into. The...More

2  Thank Gypsyadventures1981
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Went with 4 adults an 2 kids ages 6 and 8. Paddle boats are $5.00 for an hour rental Wich is what we did but also have kayaks for same price. There's nice play grounds and tennis courts an trails. Very family friendly, just a...More

Thank Johndshort
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Excellent place to take in the view, walk, run, bike or just sit and unwind. Hats off to Greenspace for the tremendous improvements on the backside trails! If you are not taking advantage of this free to everyone gem, thanks! More for the rest of...More

Thank RunningRon50
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Its a really nice place whether you visit with your family and enjoy a barbecue or come here with your significant other to enjoy a romantic walk or even have a jogging session.

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Lyle J
August 25, 2018|
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Response from 49jrp | Reviewed this property |
Is this a trivia question? I love trivia...Not sure really, seen pictures of the Miller-Thomas Cemetery site, and there's a military memorial north of Ring Road but I didn't make it over there on my hike (only did about half... More
March 30, 2018|
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Response from ewinchell | Reviewed this property |
You have to buy a permit to fish there and not sure but you might have to have a fishing license , to be sure go the chamber of commerce in Hardin county
March 30, 2018|
Response from OUfanatic | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I just looked at the city’s website and it indicates that fishing permits for the lake for “Residential Veterans, 50%-100% Disibility” are free.