Grayson Lake is located in Carter and Elliott counties; impounded from the Little Sandy River by the Corps of Engineers in 1968.
Sheer sandstone canyons and gentle slopes surround the 1,512 acres of Grayson Lake. This site was a favorite camping area for Shawnee and Cherokee Native Americans and you will see why when you visit this beautiful lake.
Fishing is extremely popular during the summer months. Most sought after are bass, crappie, catfish, and bluegill. Trout are stocked in the downstream areas. Launching ramps provide boaters access to Grayson Lake. The 74.2-miles of shoreline range from gentle slopes to scenic canyons. Located 3 miles from the state park, a marina has everything you need for a great day on the lake. Other attractions of the lake are boating, camping, skiing and swimming.
Nearby cities: Grayson and Olive Hill