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Lake Cumberland
855 Boat Dock Road
Somerset, KY 42501-0450
Phone: (606) 679-6337

NOTICE: Many states are discouraging or banning movement of firewood to control spread of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Not bringing wood from home to your campsite and not taking unused wood you procure while camping home with you is recommended -- required in some states. Check the following website to learn more:

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See the Lake Cumberland website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

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Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: The Lake Cumberland Visitor Center is located at the Resource Manager's Office on Boat Dock Road approximately four miles south of Somerset on U.S. Highway 27 at red light 29.

Lake History

Factoid: Located on the Cumberland River, Wolf Creek Dam holds back waters producing the 100 mile long reservoir known as Lake Cumberland. The lake is one of the largest lakes east of the Mississippi River and is a cherished vacation destination for millions of visitors each year. The lake’s close proximity to major highways and interstates, breathtaking natural beauty, miles of open waters, hundreds of miles of secluded shoreline and an abundance of full-service amenities make it a true waterway getaway for visitors from all walks of life.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers COVID-19 Recreation Services Status
Please see the list below for USACE managed areas. Other parks run by state or private marinas are not included in the list below. Please contact the state or private marina for additional information. Updated: 4/0/23

Open    Partially Open    Closed    Status Unknown

35 Recreation areas at Lake Cumberland

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 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area 76 Falls Park             A GS     H M
Beaver Creek Resort       X X C        
Buck Creek Boat Ramp       X            
Burnside Marina     X X X          
Camp Earl Wallace     X       G   X    
Caney Creek Boat Ramp       X            
Cave Creek Launching Ramp       X            
Conley Bottom Resort E D X X X X C   X   H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Cumberland Point Recreation Area  Link ro reservation at   $   X     A GS X    
David H Godbey Boat Ramp       X            
Echo Point Access Area       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Fall Creek Recreation Area   $   X     A GS X    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Fishing Creek Recreation Area  Link ro reservation at   $   X     A   X BE  
General Burnside Island State Park E G D   X X   C A G GS X    
Grider Hill Marina & Resort N D X   X X C P   X    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Halcombs Landing   $           GS      
Indian Hills Resort Alligator II Marina N   X X X   A   X BE  
Jamestown Marina & Resort   X X X X C   X    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Kendall Recreation Area  Link ro reservation at   $   X   C A GS X   H
Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center   X       D G   X    
Lake Cumberland State Park E D X X X X C A G GS X   Q H
Lake Cumberland Youth Development Center   X X       A G   X    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Lakeview Launching Ramp                  
Lee's Ford Resort & Marina   X X X X     X    
Lilly Creek Boat Ramp       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Mill Springs Mill   $             A GS     I
Omega Park Marina       X            
Pulaski County Park E N D   X X   C A G GS X   H
Ramsey Point Boat Ramp       X            
Roberts Bend Boat Ramp       X            
Ryan's Rv Park & Boat Ramp       X            
Somerset Boat Club       X X          
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Waitsboro Recreation Area  Link ro reservation at   $   X     A GS      
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Wolf Creek Dam Overlook                   M
Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery             GS     I
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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XExists at lake
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
TPull Through Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
PSwimming Pool
BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails

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