Lake Malone State Park

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Lake Malone State Park
Map showing the location of Lake Malone State Park
Map showing the location of Lake Malone State Park
Location of Lake Malone State Park in Kentucky
LocationMuhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Coordinates37°04′29″N 87°02′25″W / 37.07472°N 87.04028°W / 37.07472; -87.04028Coordinates: 37°04′29″N 87°02′25″W / 37.07472°N 87.04028°W / 37.07472; -87.04028
Area338 acres (137 ha)
EstablishedMay 19, 1962[1]
Named forMr. And Mrs. W.C. Malone[1]
Governing bodyKentucky State Parks
WebsiteLake Malone State Park
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lake Malone State Park

Lake Malone State Park is a 338-acre (137 ha) state park located near Dunmor, Kentucky, in Muhlenberg County and extending into parts of Logan County and Todd County.[2] In addition to the 788-acre (319 ha) Lake Malone, the natural features of the park include sandstone cliffs and a natural rock bridge.[1]

Activities and amenities[edit]

The park features campsites, picnic areas, a swimming area, a boat ramp, and a dock. The 1.5-mile (2.4 km) Laurel Trail leads through a hardwood forest filled with mountain laurel, holly, dogwood, and wildflowers. The adjacent Lake Malone is managed by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and is popular with boaters and fishermen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "History". Lake Malone State Park. Kentucky State Parks. Retrieved September 11, 2013.
  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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