Cumberland – A Trout Fishing Paradise

Lake Cumberland and the Cumberland River are a trout angler’s dream!  The fighting rainbow has found his ideal habitat in these deep-chilled waters and he is one of the Cumberland River’s year-round attractions! The Cumberland River, below Wolf Creek Dam, holds state records for Brown, Rainbow, Brook, and Lake Trout and is touted to be […]

Lake Cumberland Christmas Vacations – 4 Christmas Things To Do

The holidays are a special time to visit Lake Cumberland, Kentucky. Whether you are spending time in a cozy cabin in front of a fireplace sipping hot cocoa or shopping on historic Main Street in Russell Springs, there is something for everyone and a lot of wonderful things to do around Christmas time. To help […]

Christmas on the Square – A Holiday Event For The Whole Family

Russell County, Kentucky invites you and your family to usher in the Christmas season by attending “Christmas on the Square” in Jamestown, happening Friday, December 7th from 4:00 – 9:00 pm cst.  If you’re looking for special and unique Holiday things to do, then this free event will definitely give you a boost of Kentucky […]

Lake Cumberland Island Hop Trail

Lake Cumberland Islands!  Twenty plus spectacular islands & one unforgettable destination! At Lake Cumberland, Kentucky we specialize in water-fun, but Kentucky boating and houseboat vacations are just the start of an exceptional getaway.  Let us further entice you with majestic waterfalls, gorgeous cliffs, and spectacular rocky beaches as well as islands with history and wonderful […]

Fall Color on Lake Cumberland

Lake Cumberland provides so many ways to experience Kentucky’s brilliant fall foliage season. Unique to Lake Cumberland, houseboat rentals are available. After a day of cruising, one of the great things that make Lake Cumberland boating special are the number of coves available for an overnight tie up. For higher elevations, Lake Cumberland State Resort […]

2018 Lake Cumberland Poker Run

For boating in Kentucky, the biggest event at Lake Cumberland is the Lake Cumberland Poker Run. Friday, Sept. 7 kicks off a weekend of fun, music and fast boats. It has become one of the nation’s most popular speedboat attractions. Most of the action occurs on Friday and Saturday, but the speedboats typically end up […]

Lake Cumberland Vacation Fun Family Things To Do!

You’ve waited all year for this vacation, and we want it to be your best one yet!  There are loads of things to do when vacationing on Lake Cumberland in Jamestown or Russell Springs, Kentucky – whether you want to stay on land or water… or a little bit of both!  There is something for […]


You don’t want to miss this great Lake Cumberland event. The Lake Cumberland Bluegrass Festival brings another exceptional line up on Friday and Saturday, Aug 17-18 in Russell Springs, KY. Make a weekend of it at a lakefront cabin, campground, hotel or a houseboat. The musicians performing at the Lake Cumberland Bluegrass Festival include: Friday […]

Top 5 Lake Cumberland Night Sky Campsites

Camping with the family or friends is absolutely magical and memories are made that last a lifetime.  To have some of the best camping experiences, it is best to get away from the city lights so you can enjoy a spectacular panoramic dark night sky. Whether you are looking for solitude and a quiet place […]

Best Lake Cumberland RV Campgrounds

Kentucky  is the perfect place for your next family camping trip, and Lake Cumberland has some of the most beautiful campgrounds in the state!  We offer Lake Cumberland RV sites for large or small campers as well as spaces for those who love to use a tent. Whether you would like to camp on the […]