Paintsville Lake State Park

Staffordsville, Kentucky


1,140 acre Paintsville Lake, 32 developed and 10 primitive sites, RV sites, fishing for numerous species, horseback riding available on one of the forest fire access roads but not in developed recreation areas.

  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Water Adventures
  • Boating Sports
  • Hunting / Fishing
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing
General Description

Paintsville Lake State Park sits on the shores of one of the most scenic lakes in eastern Kentucky. With steep cliffs and wooded coves along the shoreline, this lake provides 1,140 acres of boating, skiing, and fishing pleasure. The lake has a full service marina where you can rent a fishing, pontoon, or houseboat. After a day on the lake, relax on one of the 32 developed camp sites around the lake. The mountain homeplace sits adjacent to the lake and offers visitors a look at life from the late 19th century. Paintsville Lake State Park is a true mountain gem.


PO Box 920
Staffordsville, KY 41256

Region: Eastern
County: Johnson
Phone: 606-297-8486
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