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Lake Cumberland: Things To Do

Average Lake Temperatures

  • Water Mileage and Lake Map
    • January 48°F / 9°C
    • February 44°F / 7°C
    • March 48°F / 9°C
    • April 55°F / 13°C
    • May 66°F / 19°C
    • June 76°F / 24°C
    • July 82°F / 28°C
    • August 84°F / 28°C
    • September 79°F / 29°C
    • October 70°F / 21°C
    • November 58°F / 14°C
    • December 51°F / 11°C

Fishing Guides

Fishing/Hunting License & Permit Fees

  • License/Permit
  • Resident
  • Non-Resident
  • Trout Stamp
  • $10
  • N/A
  • Annual Fishing
  • $20
  • $50
  • 1-Day Fishing
  • $7
  • $10
  • Non-Res. 7 Day Fishing
  • N/A
  • $30
  • Non-Res. 15 Day Fishing
  • N/A
  • $40
  • Annual Hunting
  • $20
  • $140
  • 1-Day Hunting
  • $7
  • $15
  • Not valid for Deer, Elk, Turkey, or Bear.
  • 7-Day Hunting
  • N/A
  • $55
  • Not valid for Deer, Elk, Turkey, or Bear.
  • Annual Youth Hunting
  • $6
  • $10
  • Ages 12-15 only.
  • Annual Combination
  • $30
  • N/A
  • Sportsman’s License
  • $95
  • N/A

Local Dining

The Lake Cumberland dining scene is more appetizing than ever, check out one (or a few) of our local favorites below:

Shopping

Check out our local shopping scene - Lake Cumberland has something for just about everyone!

Looking for Something Fun to Do?

Check out upcoming events around the Lake Cumberland area! Or visit one of our many local attractions:

Day Trips

Love the area and want to explore? Take a day trip to one of the many scenic areas Lake Cumberland has to offer like Big South Fork National River and Rec Area, Big South Fork Scenic Railway, or Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. If you're really feeling adventurous, try Mammoth Cave!

Explore the rich tradition and proud history of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Prefer the lighter side of life? Experience one of Lake Cumberland's finest Lake Cumberland Winery or Cedar Creek Vineyards.

Experience fun for the whole family at SomerSplash Waterpark! Music fans will love a trip to Renfo Valley, Kentucky's Country Mustic Capital and home of the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum. If you're in the area enjoy a trip to the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill or the delightful Amish and Minnonite Communities in Liberty, KY!