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.


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Plan 80 - Inventory Items

Plan 80 Inventory of Items On Board
Kitchen Items
Item Qty   Item Qty
Electric Coffee Maker  P/E   Mixing Bowls 3
3pc. Corning Baking Dish for microwave 1   Paring Knife 1
Baking Pans 9/13-8" 2   Pitcher w/Lid 2
Barbeque Fork 1   Plates 10
Barbeque Spatula 1   Pop opener 1
Broiler Pan 1   Potato Masher 1
Butcher Knife 1   Salad Bowl 1
Can Opener 1   Sauce Pans w/ Lids 3
Cereal Bowls 10   Saucers or Small Plates 10
Colander 1   Serving Spoons 4
Cups 10   Sink Stopper or Basket 2
Dish tray/drainer/Cutting Board 1   Steak Knives 10
Egg Turner 1   Strainer (sieve) 5" 1
Flatware Tray 1   Table Knives 10
Forks 10   Tablespoons 10
Glasses - Large 10   Tea Kettle/Pizza Pan 1
Glasses - Small 10   Teaspoons 10
Iron Skillets 2   Toaster 4 Slice 1
Lg Kettle & Lid 2   Veg. or Serving Bowls 4
Lighter 1   Vegetable Peeler 1
Measuring Cup & Spoons 1   Whisk 1
Meat Platters 2   Ash Trays 4
Full Electric Refrigerator w/ freezer** 1   Full Size Electric Stove / Oven** 1
Cleaning Items
Waste basket Large (3 plastic liners) 1   Dust Pan/Mop/Broom 1
Waste basket Small (3 plastic liners) 4   Toilet Brush 1
Sweeper 1      
Pillows w/Covers 10   Bed Pads or Matteress covers 5
Blankets 5      
Outside Boat
Emergency Cushion 1   Grills - Gas 1
Tie up ropes 2   32 Gal. Garbage Can w/lid 1
Bell 1   Deck Chairs 8
Cooler (food Storage) - 151 Quart 1   Deck Table 1
      32 gal. plastic liners 3
Other Supplies
Fuel Capacity - Motor 50   Adult Life Jackets* 10
Fuel Capacity - Generator 50   Medium Child Life Jackets* 2
Water Capacity 125   Small Child Life Jackets* 2
Gas Light Mantels 3   Fire Extinguishers 3
*For emergency purposes only!        
**New in 2015        




Plan 80's





All Electric Appliances, New Roof Top Heat Pump / Air Conditioners, Baseboard Heat, Full Size Stove/Oven, Full Size Refrigerator, Microwave, Toaster and Coffee Pot.

New Kitchen Cabinets (all wood - no pressed wood) and counter tops make the kitchen just like home!  New bead-board walls and ceilings.  The plan 80 is equipped with LED lights throughout the boat.

Pat's Palace, (Plan 80) is 58'  and sleeps 6 to 10 with two sets of double bunk beds and a sleeper sofa.  This vessel is for those who prefer the convenient extras and is great for families or a group of fishin' buddies!  

A water slide on the aft deck is sure to delight young and young at heart!

  The 80 Plan is one of our Pet Friendly boats.
  A 90 HP Mercury outboard allows for relaxed crusin', and there's a panoramic view when piloting from the flying bridge on the sundeck. Get ready for a refreshing and exciting plunge down the slide into cool clear waters. It really is a royal vacation at reasonable rates

You will find a TV with Satellite and a DVD player for those late night movie nights on-board.
Before Current
Pets Allowed on our 80 Plans.

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Plan 70 - Floor Plan & Photos





Plan 70 - Inventory of Items

Plan 70 Inventory of Items On Board
Kitchen Items   Cleaning Items
Item Qty   Item Qty   Sweeper 1
Coffee Pot(E-Electric) 1   Loaf Pan 1   Waste basket Large (3 plastic liners) 1
Baking dishes 3 pc w/ lids 1   Measuring Cup & Spoons 1   Waste basket Small (3 plastic liners) 4
Baking Pans 9/13-8" 1   Meat Platters 2   Dust Pan/Mop/Broom 1
Barbeque Fork 1   Mixing Bowls 3pc with lids 1   Toilet Brush 2
Barbeque Spatula 1   Open Skillet 9" 1      
Barbeque Tongs 1   Parer 3" 1   Bedding
Bread Knife 6" 1   Paring Knife 1   Bedding  
Bread Slicing Knife 1   Pie Pan 1   Pillows w/Covers 10
Broiler Pan 1   Pitcher w/Lid 2   Blankets 5
Butcher Knife 1   Plates 10   Bed Pads or Mattress covers 5
Butter Knife 1   Pop opener 1      
Can Opener 1   Potato Masher 1   Other
Cereal Bowls 10   Pyrex Mixing Bowls 4   Captain Chair 1
Chef Knife 8" 1   Roasting Pan w/Lid 1   Ship to Shore Radio 1
Cocktail Forks 10   Rubber Spatula 1      
Colander 1   Salad Forks 10   Outside Boat
Cookie Sheet 1   Saucers or Small Plates 10   Deck Chairs 8
Corning Cutting Board 2   Serving Spoons 1   Deck Table 2
Covered Saucepan 2 Quart 1   Sink Stopper or Basket 2   Chaise Lounges 2
Covered Saucepan 3 Quart 1   Slicer 8" 1   Tie up ropes 4
Covered Saucepan 8 Quart 1   Slotted Spoon 1   Bell 1
Covered Stock Pot 6 Quart 1   Soup Ladle 1   Grills - Gas 1
Cups 10   Spaghetti Spoon 1   32 Gal. Garbage Can w/lid 1
Dish Brush 1   Steak Knives 4 1/2" 6   Cooler 151 Quart 2
Dish tray/drainer/Cutting Board 1   Stemware glasses 10      
Egg Turner 2   Sugar Spoon 1   Other Supplies
Flatware Tray 2   Table Knives 10   Fuel Capacity - Motor 104
Flyswatter 1   Tablespoons 10   Fuel Capacity - Generator 104
Forked Spoons 1   Tea Kettle 1   Water Capacity 320
Forks 10   Teaspoons 10   Fire Extinguishers 3
Glasses - Large 10   Toaster 4 Slice 1   Adult Life Jackets* 10
Glasses - Small 10   Tongs 1   Medium Child Life Jackets* 5
Gravy Spoon 1   Turning Fork 1   Small Child Life Jackets* 5
Ice Tea Spoons 10   Utility knife 5" 1   Emergency Ring 1
Large Spoon  w/ holes 1   Veg. or Serving Bowls 3      
Large Spoon w/o Holes 1   Vegetable Knife 4" 1   *For emergency purposes only!  
Lg Kettle  w/ Lid 10 Qt 2   Vegetable Peeler 1      
Lighter 1   Whisk 1      
Place Mats 10            
Flower Arrangement 1   Ash Trays 4      
Kitchen Lighter 1   Full Refrigerator w/ freezer 1      
32 gal. plastic liners 3            



Plan 70's - Daydreamer


17' X 63' Houseboat for 4 to 10

Luxury at it's Best!
Our 63' Daydreamer is a member of the Dreamliner family of houseboats, with a fresh new look and amenities galore. Luxuriously designed for the 21st century. With sparkling white interior and soft gentle colors. You'll want to be one of the many who have enjoyed this floating paradise and experience houseboating at it's finest on Dale Hollow Lake.

A spacious salon with a comfortable Flexsteel hide-a-bed and satellite TV-DVD-stereo CD system offer a soothing atmosphere. An all electric galley with 18cu ft refrigerator, 30" microwave and 30" range plus toaster and coffee maker making meal preparation a snap.  

Each of the four cuddy cabins have a queen size bed and vanity sink. Topside you'll find a fly bridge helm, sun deck with canopy and water slide for fun and relaxation.

Please note that while our 70 Plans will sleep up to 10 persons - the 5th bed is the flex-steel sleeper sofa in the main living area.

Sorry - No Pets Allowed on our 70 Plans!


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