Paintsville Lake


Located in eastern Kentucky, the lake offers boating, fishing, camping, hiking and horseback riding opportunities in a rural setting.


From Paintsville - West on U.S. 460 then take State Route 40 West. Take State Route 2275 to the dam. This is a total of 4 miles.


(606) 297-6312



807 KY RT 2275 Staffordsville, KY 41256-9035


Boating Historic & Cultural Site Fishing Picnicking Water Sports Wildlife Viewing Playground Park Specialized Sport Site Environmental Education


USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers

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