52,936 acres, 39,484 acres when lake is at summer pool, hunting, fishing, hiking & 6 miles of horseback trails, gently sloping creek bottoms, forested & open areas, numerous boat ramps throughout the lake
Lake Cumberland Wildlife Management area offers people a chance to enjoy one of Kentucky's largest reservoirs with a variety of recreational opportunities. Open for statewide hunting, except a quota deer hunt, and also offers boaters and anglers the chance to experience a truly remarkable body of water. Striper fishing has long been Cumberland fishing's claim to fame, but there are numerous other options available as well. There is hiking available throughout the WMA, and six miles of horseback trails.