When you visit Lake Cumberland, you will see why it has become one of the top vacation destinations in the eastern United States.
Lake Cumberland is considered the nation’s number one house boating destination. Along with house boating comes skiing, jet skiing, tubing, fishing, and leisure boating. The lake is famous for its striped bass fishing. Many of the Lake Cumberland guides believe the lake holds the next world record striper with 40 pounders being caught on a regular basis and sometimes 50 pounders. The state record 58 pound striped bass was caught here. Along with striper fishing there are also many other varieties of bass including largemouth, as well as crappie, bluegill, catfish, walleye and more.
Lake Cumberland is one of the ten largest man-made lakes in the country. Located 70 miles south of Lexington and 3 miles southwest of Somerset, this scenic lake covers over 63,000 acres with more than 1,200 miles of federally protected shoreline. It is an ideal spot for all types of water sports, camping, hiking and more.
Lake Cumberland is located near the cities of Jamestown, Russell Springs, Cumberland City, Monticello, Mill Springs, Burnside and Somerset.