Gilbertsville is a small town in Marshall County, western Kentucky. It was relocated when Kentucky Dam and Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park were constructed. It is conveniently located just 4 miles from I-24. The huge 160.000-acre Kentucky Lake (State’s largest) is the major attraction in Gilbertsville. The Lake creates a scenic natural landscape where you can enjoy water sports, boating, fishing, walking, hiking, and much more. Two annual cultural events are worth attending. The Arts and Crafts Festival being held every Memorial Day Weekend at the Old Beach Area, and the Earth Day Celebration being held on Earth Day at the Kentucky Dam Village Resort. Regarding budget accommodation, most of the discount hotels in and nearby Gilbertsville offer rooms for under $65 per night.