With 620 miles of secluded shoreline and 30,000 acres of shimmering lake at your front door, you can water ski, swim, fish and scuba dive often without seeing another boat for hours.  Hendricks Creek Resort offers 24 rental Houseboats, 7 Cottages, a Full Service Marina, a Ships' Store, and a 5600 sq. ft. service center.  We are Pet Friendly for our 80 Plans, 40 Plans, and our Family Cottages.


Family Owned and Operated since 1953
Hendricks Creek Resort is a family owned and operated resort - one of the few on Dale Hollow Lake. We are three generations strong and strive to treat you as family from your arrival to departure. Take a moment to review our web site and then give us a call to book your family vacation in 2016! We’d love to have all ya’ll!  Click here for additional information about our business and family.

Family Owned & Operated

Dedicated to a Family Friendly atmosphere and Outstanding Customer Service the torch is being passed to the third generation as Bim and Pat begin their retirement days – overseeing the daily operations even though they aren’t on the “hillside.”

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Dedicated To The Environment

Hendricks Creek Resort Has Earned The Clean Marina Status

Dale Hollow Eagle Cam

The Dale Hollow Lake Eagle Cam is now Live!  You may watch by going to the Dale Hollow Lake Marina Association's Eagle Cam page! 

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Double Decker


New Double Decker Pontoons Available!

24' Double Decker Pontoon 30' Double Decker Pontoon 24' "Fishing" Pontoon 24' Pontoon

All Pontoons are equipped with:

Emergency VHF Radio & AM/FM Stereo Radio with CD


Life Jackets (except Infants)
Grills available upon request




Off Season

All other Dates


10’ X 30’

Dbl Deck

$250.00 Daily

$250 Sec Dep

$200 Daily

$250 Sec Dep

90 HP Engine

Up to 12 people

10’ X 24’-26’
Dbl Deck

$250.00 Daily

$250 Sec Dep

$200 Daily

$250 Sec Dep

90 HP Engine

Up to 10 people

8’ X 24’ 
Reg Pont

$250.00 Daily

$250 Sec Dep

$200 Daily

$250 Sec Dep

90 HP Engine,

Up to 6 people



Looking for that dream vacation? We have five styles of houseboats, to fit all family sizes and all budgets!

Plan 90's - Sleeps up to twelve
Plan 70's - Sleeps up to ten

Plan 80's - Sleeps up to ten*

Plan 40's - Sleeps up to six*

*Pet Friendly Plans


Two cottage styles for those fishermen/women or a family on a budget.

Family cottages - Sleeps up to six and pet friendly.

King Cottage - Sleeps up to eight with three private bedrooms.

Family Cottage
King Cottage

A covered slip is included at no charge for each cottage rental.


Special Events & Updates

Dale Hollow Eagle Cam

Our Eagle Cam is live!
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We keep a stock of live bait on hand (during season) for those die hard fishermen and women. However, if your group would like a large order (more than 4-6 dozen - minnow and or shiners) please let us know so we can make sure to have plenty on hand.
Bait Pricing*
Red Worms $3.00 / box   Meal Worms $1.75 / box
Shiners $7.00 / doz   Tuffies $1.45 / doz
Night Crawlers $3.50 / box   Wax Worms $2.00
Crickets $3.75 / Tube   Crickets $2.25 / 1/2 tube
Ice Pricing On Dock Ships' Store
Block $4.49 N/A
Large Bag - 22# $4.99 N/A
Small Bag - 7# $1.99 $1.99
Ice in both block and bagged is in stock and available for purchase at both the Dock and at the Ships' Store*.  
Pump-outs for your houseboat are available at our gas dock.  Dale Hollow Lake requires holding tanks on all rental & private owned houseboats - which is why our waters are clean and clear!
We sell only Non-Ethanol 90 Octane fuel at our dock as well as a Pre-Mix for 2-cycle engines.  Prices vary as our supply arrives.  We do not increase our prices between deliveries.
We gladly accept bagged trash at our docks so we can help maintain clean shorelines and lake!   

We also recycle aluminum, tin cans, plastic, cardboard, paper / magazines and newspapers as a part of our counties effort to keep Cumberland County and Dale Hollow Lake beautiful!
Propane is available for both the rental customers and private customers.
20# Tanks - $20.00
30# Tanks - $30.00
40# Tanks - $40.00
*Pricing subject to change


Here at Hendricks Creek we offer a variety of services - please check the links below or to the left for examples.


Dock Services & Sales
From sales of Bait, Ice and Fuel to trash collection and houseboat pumpouts, our staff is eager to service your need for your runabout or houseboat.
Tohatsu Engines Hendricks Creek Resort now sells Tohatsu Engines and parts.  We are excited to be a part of this family of outboard engines.  If you are interested in additional information about Tohatsu engines, please give us a call!  
Motor Shop Services
Motor Shop Services is set up in two categories - Service Shop and Motor Shop.  
  • Service Shop 
    • With a 5,600 sq. ft. building our capabilities to work on houseboats inside is the only facility on the lake - on site to service the needs of our customers. 
    • From pulling houseboats (up to 58') to welding, sandblasting, gel-coating, detailing and much more.  
  • Motor Shop
    • Our motor shop is a fully stocked store with items that are often needed for the boat owner.  From engine parts to batteries, bilge pumps, and much more - we provide the service or sell parts for the "Do It Yourselfers."
Ships' Store
Our Ships' Store is a fully stocked grocery store (in season,) souvenir, tackle, and the main office for check-in / check-out for your stay.
Private Cleaning & Services
We offer cleaning for private customers both inside the boat and outside your boat.


O'Brien Inflatable Paddleboard


Daily Rental Weekly Rental Deposit
$35.00 $200.00 $200.00

Comes in a Heavy Duty Roller Case with full length zipper for easy access.  
Large pocket to hold Dual Action pump.  
Length of board is 10' 6" and has a weight limit of 230 pounds.


Paradise Pads & Paddleboats


Paradise Pads
Daily Rental Weekly Rental Deposit
$35.00 $200.00 $200.00
Fun for all ages!  
Reserve one for your vacation!  

Also available for purchase!

Enjoy our 6’ X 18’ – 2 ply premium foam pad that supports up to 1,450 lbs.  These pads are 50% more dense than others, have a high quality stainless steel D-ring tether system and bungee anchor line.  



Looking for a way to keep the young'ins occupied?   

Look no further - the Paddleboats and Kayaks are an inexpensive way!



Fishing Boat Rentals

Fishing / Jon Boat Rentals

Type Daily Weekly
14' Aluma-Craft Fishing Boat - no motor $20.00 $90.00
16' Aluma-Craft Fishing Boat - no motor $25.00 $100.00
14' Aluma-Craft Fishing Boat w/08 HP Mercury $50.00 $200.00
14' Aluma-Craft Fishing Boat w 08 HP Electric Start Tohatsu Motor $60.00 $300.00
14' Aluma-Craft Fishing Boat w/08 HP Tohatsu  Motor $50.00 $200.00
16' Aluma-Craft Fishing Boat w/10 Electric Start Tohatsu Motor $70.00 $275.00
All fishing boats come with four (4) life preservers, a full fuel tank, oars and fire extinguisher.
Daily rentals begin at 8:00 am (or when the dock opens) and boats must be returned by posted closing time.  This does not include rentals that are made with houseboats or cottages.
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