Area Destinations

Lake Cumberland has more shoreline than Florida, and is a vacation destination for millions of boaters, fishermen, and lake-lovers each year. Known as the “Houseboat Capital of the World,” Lake Cumberland is big, crystal clear, and a vacation paradise for fishermen, boaters, and those looking to sit back and enjoy the view.  Russell County is home to four commercial marinas providing everything from fishing boat rentals to state of the art houseboat vacations.  There are also an array of lake-side restaurants, motels, cabins, and cottages in addition to Lake Cumberland State Resort Park.

As one of the most popular attractions in the region, Lake Cumberland State Resort Park offers a newly renovated lodge, beautiful cabins, a campground, game room, hiking trails, and more!  Guests to Lake Cumberland can take a scenic horseback ride, feed the trout at the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, or catch a play or musical production at the historic Star Theater.

Enjoy fishing and ready to catch the big one? Lake Cumberland offers trophy-size stripers and holds the state records for brown and rainbow trout and walleye. For fly fishermen, the Cumberland River below Wolf Creek Dam offers some of the best trout fishing in the country.

Beaver Creek Marina is close to a wide range of attractions including Harmon Creek & 76 Falls on the Lake, Cumberland Falls, Somersplash Water Park, Lake Cumberland Speedway, Somernites Cruise-In, Wolfe Creek Dam & Fish Hatchery, and Lake Cumberland WineryWhether you are looking for a weekend get-away, a week-long vacation, a fall foliage tour, a houseboat vacation, or racing across the lake, Beaver Creek Marina and Lake Cumberland is the perfect destination!