Written by: Tourism
Lake Cumberland is famous as the Houseboating Capital, and is one of the most popular lakes for boating in Kentucky! With lots of secluded coves and over 1,200 miles of pristine shoreline, this 63,000 acre lake is the perfect place for a Kentucky houseboat trip or boating excursion.
Russell County, Kentucky is proud to have 5 of the largest commercial marinas on Lake Cumberland – Lake Cumberland State Dock, Safe Harbor- Jamestown, Lake Cumberland Marina, Wolf Creek Marina, Marina at Rowena – the newest marina on Lake Cumberland. All Lake Cumberland Marinas have wonderful Ship Store shopping, waterfront dining and boat rentals of all sizes.
When it comes to Houseboating and boating in Kentucky, Lake Cumberland is definitely the best place to be. There are more rental houseboats in Russell County, Kentucky than anywhere else in the United States. You’ll find both the newest and best rental houseboats in Kentucky on Lake Cumberland. If you have ever even thought about taking a Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland, State Dock Marina has a wonderful virtual Captain’s Lesson as well as boating tips for Kentucky Houseboating and Small Boat Rental! Click the Link Here and get started on their 6 short and easy virtual houseboating lessons.
Best Kentucky Fishing! If it’s prize winning trophy catches you’re looking for, Lake Cumberland is one of the best lakes for trophy Striped Bass “Striper”, Small & Large Mouth Bass, Bluegill, Crappie, a large variety of Catfish, Walleye. There are a number of qualified Kentucky fishing guides on Lake Cumberland for Charters. A full list can be found under “Fishing Guides” on our Website.