Lake Cumberland Literature

Lake Cumberland, Kentucky, is one of the largest and most visited lakes in the eastern United States, earning a reputation as an excellent fishery for striped bass.

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Here’s a summary of Lake Cumberland:

  • Size: 65,530 acres (265 km²)
  • Location: Clinton, Pulaski, Russell, Wayne, and Laurel counties, Kentucky
  • Activities: Boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, and camping

Reasons for its popularity:

  • Houseboat Capital of the World: The lake boasts the largest fleet of rental houseboats in the country, making it a popular destination for houseboating adventures.
  • Fishing: The lake is a renowned fishing destination, particularly for striped bass. Other fish species include crappie, bluegill, and catfish.
  • Scenic beauty: Surrounded by rolling hills and woodlands, the lake offers a beautiful natural escape.
  • Outdoor activities: The area offers opportunities for various outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, swimming, and camping.

Additionally, Lake Cumberland is close to several state parks and recreation areas, offering even more options for exploration and recreation.

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