Buchanan Resort

Situated along Eagle Creek where the Big Sandy River and the Tennessee River meet to form Kentucky Lake, the resort is a sanctuary for locals and tourists alike.

Buchanan Resort is a family friendly full-service resort and marina located on Kentucky Lake.  It offers a 350 boat marina, a restaurant, cottage and motel accommodations for more than 200, three campgrounds, a full-service marine store, and a corporate conference center accommodating up to 120 guests with generously appointed waterfront cottages nearby.

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Latitude: 36.414005 Longitude: -88.111134 Elevation: 387 ft
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Lodging Style and Amenities

Buchanan Resort offers a variety of accommodations ranging from standard motel rooms to fully furnished waterfront cottages.  All cottages include color cable TV, linens, outdoor chargrill, daily maid service and outside electrical access for battery charging.  Resort amenities include wi-fi, pool, tennis, volleyball, playground, pavilions and boat rental.

The Oak Tree Grille Restaurant is open seasonally and offers a wide array of delicious food to get everyone from hungry fishermen to hungry skiers full, happy and back on the lake having fun.

Buchanan Resort also has a variety of camping opportunities available.  Three campgrounds are available depending on your nightly, monthly, seasonal or yearly camping needs.  All campgrounds are within walking distance of all resort amenities. 


Seasons Open

Open year-round.

Recreational Opportunities

Kentucky Lake is blessed with an abundance of fish and wildlife populations. Along with great fishing, visitors to the resort can enjoy birding, hiking biking and boating opportunities. During the summer, there is also a good supply of live music in the lake area.

Rate Range

$74-$199 plus tax per night

Driving Directions

The resort is located 2 miles south of highway 79 and 12 miles east of Paris, Tennessee.

From Memphis, Tennessee - Approximately 2 hours, 40 minutes

Get on I-40
1 min (0.4 mi)
Follow I-40 to US-412 W/US-70 E in Madison County. Take exit 87 from I-40
1 h 19 min (89.0 mi)
Follow US-70 E, TN-22 N and US-79 N to Buchanan Resort Rd in Springville
1 h 21 min (69.7 mi)
Arrive, Buchanan Resort

785 Buchanan Resort Rd
Springville, TN 38256

Paducah, Kentucky - Approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes
Take S 3rd St and Wayne Sullivan Dr to US-62 E/Clarks River Rd
7 min (3.4 mi)
Take I-24 E, Purchase Pkwy S and US-641 S to State Hwy 2075/N 4th St in Murray
42 min (41.3 mi)
Take KY-121 S to US-79 S in Buchanan
29 min (21.9 mi)
Turn right onto US-79 S
4 min (3.4 mi)
Follow E Antioch Rd to Buchanan Resort Rd in Springville
5 min (2.2 mi)
Arrive at Buchanan Resort, 785 Buchanan Resort Rd
Springville, TN 38256

Nashville, Tennessee - Approximately 2 hours
Head southwest on Church St toward Capitol Blvd
1 min (0.1 mi)
Follow I-24 W to TN-237 W/Rossview Rd in Montgomery County. Take exit 8 from I-24 W
41 min (42.4 mi)
Take 101st Airborne Division Pkwy and TN-374 to US-79 S
22 min (14.8 mi)
Turn right onto US-79 S
Pass by Dollar General (on the left in 26.8 mi)
45 min (42.2 mi)
Follow E Antioch Rd to Buchanan Resort Rd in Springville
5 min (2.2 mi)
Arrive at 785 Buchanan Resort Rd
Springville, TN 38256

Locally or Family Owned Business Notes

Since 1946, the Buchanan family has welcomed fishermen, families, water enthusiasts, nature lovers, and vacationers to beautiful Buchanan Resort.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets on a leash are welcome. Please pick up after your pet.

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