Lake Cumberland State Resort Park

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Lake Cumberland State Resort Park
Kentucky State Park
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Lake Cumberland
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Russell
Location
 - coordinates 36°54′39″N 85°03′50″W / 36.91083°N 85.06389°W / 36.91083; -85.06389Coordinates: 36°54′39″N 85°03′50″W / 36.91083°N 85.06389°W / 36.91083; -85.06389
 - elevation 810 ft (247 m) [1]
Area 3,117 acres (1,261 ha)
Established January 1, 1951
Managed by Kentucky Department of Parks
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Location in Kentucky
Location in Kentucky
Website : Lake Cumberland State Resort Park

Lake Cumberland State Resort Park is a state park located on the northern shore of Lake Cumberland near Jamestown, Kentucky in Russell County. The park itself encompasses 3,117 acres (1,261 ha), while the lake, its major feature, covers approximately 50,250 acres (20,340 ha).[2]

Attractions[edit]

  • Lure Lodge
  • Rowena Landing Restaurant
  • Pumpkin Creek Lodge
  • Cottages
  • Campground
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Gift Shop
  • Country Store
  • State Dock Marina

Recreation[edit]

  • Boat Launching Ramp
  • Swimming
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Volley Ball
  • Playground
  • Shuffle Board
  • Guided Horse Tours
  • Hiking Trails

Events[edit]

  • New Year's Eve Ball (December 31st)
  • Buffalo Dinner (January)
  • Valentines Buffet
  • Geo Caching (April)
  • Seafood Buffets
  • Easter Buffet
  • Mothers Day Buffet (May)
  • 4th of July Fireworks
  • Lake Cumberland Raft Up (August)
  • Poker Run (September)
  • Lake Cumberland Clean Up (September)
  • Thanksgiving Buffet

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lake Cumberland State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Kleber, John E., ed. (1992). "Parks, State". The Kentucky Encyclopedia. Associate editors: Thomas D. Clark, Lowell H. Harrison, and James C. Klotter. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-1772-0. 

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