Lake Cumberland

Description:

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.

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.

Phone:

(606) 679-6337

Email:

Address:

855 Boat Dock Road Somerset, KY 42501-0450

Activities:

Boating Historic & Cultural Site Camping Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Picnicking Visitor Center Water Sports Wildlife Viewing Playground Park Specialized Sport Site Other Recreation Concession Site Hotel/lodge/resort Privately Owned Environmental Education

Organization:

USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers

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