Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, Kentucky

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About Greenbo Lake State Resort Park:

The fieldstone lodge at this resort is named in honor of Jesse Hilton Stuart, (1906-1984) Poet Laureate and native of Greenup County.

A History of Greenbo Lake State Resort Park

The idea for a recreational lake in Northeastern Kentucky was born in 1948 in the mind of George Collins, owner of Rail City Hardware in Russell, KY. Collins discussed it with his friend and fishing partner, Dr. Virgil Skaggs, and they brought it before the Greenup Fish & Game Club at their next meeting. The club embraced the idea and it was decided to start making plans for the lake and begin soliciting donations and pledges. Word of the project spread rapidly and many people throughout Greenup and Boyd Counties were anxious to help. As plans progressed, the attendance at the Club’s weekly meetings swelled to fifty or more. Throughout the two counties enthusiasm grew quickly.

A site committee formed of Greenup and Boyd County residents reported that the two best potential locations were in Greenup County, those being in the areas of Sand Suck and Clay Lick. Options were taken at both locations with the landowners at a rate of one dollar per farm or property. The Clay Lick area was

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About Greenbo Lake State Resort Park:
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park in Kentucky is a resort park in the northeastern part of the commonwealth, close to the town of Greenup, Kentucky in Greenup County on Kentucky State Route 1. It features a 36 room lodge named for Greenup County resident and writer Jesse Hilton Stuart, a 63-site campground with 35 primitive sites, a swimming pool with slides, two tennis courts, an 18-hole miniature golf course and a new amphitheater.The lodge contains a 232-seat dining room. It is centered around the 300-acre Greenbo Lake that features a boat dock and marina.There are over 25 miles of hiking, biking and horseback trails. Events The park, in partnership with the Kentucky Genealogical Society, was scheduled to host Kentucky Genealogy Weekend on March 23-24, 2007.It has an outdoor amphitheater; there are many plays, musicals, theatrical performances and musical dramas throughout the peak season.
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The fieldstone lodge at this resort is named in honor of Jesse Hilton Stuart (1906-1984), Poet Laureate and native of Greenup County. Peruse...

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With a name like Anglers Cove, you know you are going to find scrumptious catfish dinners and seafood galore! The relaxing atmosphere provid...

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