Lake Cumberland State Park RV & Campground Guide

Kentucky

With 52,000 acres of water and 1,225 miles of shoreline, Lake Cumberland is one of the best fishing spots in Kentucky. You'll find this state park and resort on the northwestern edge of the lake in Russell County, Kentucky. Here, visitors enjoy water- and land-based outdoor activities, such as swimming, fishing, boating, tennis, hiking, and wildlife watching tours. The park also features a family-friendly 18-hole miniature golf course and an 18-hole disc golf course. Moreover, a well-preserved four-mile loop trail will take you around the park and let you see all the famous spots. Located just south of Jamestown, this park is also in proximity to Somerset and Russell Springs.

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Summer 52-87 F
Fall 35-80 F
Winter 24-48 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Lake Cumberland State Park

If you are looking to enjoy a luxurious trip to Lake Cumberland State Park, renting an RV will take care of all your lodging needs. While the state park is home to a resort hotel, it also has a great campground. You can rent an RV from RVshare and take your family to Lake Cumberland State Park without losing touch with modern amenities.

Lake Cumberland State Resort Park

There are 129 campsites at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, and each one provides full-service utility hookups. You will also find two central service buildings that contain showers and restrooms. This is also the only state park in the region that offers an indoor pool complex. In the resort, you can also find a relaxing spa and a hot tub where you can relax after a long day of hiking adventures. If you want to stay active during the trip, Lake Cumberland offers plenty in the way of hiking and water activities. You can enjoy the thick forest surrounding the park or go fishing for largemouth, smallmouth, Kentucky bass, bluegill, crappie and other fish species in the lake.

  • Electricity hookup: 30/20/15
  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Dumping stations: Yes
  • Picnic tables: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes
  • Open fires: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes

Cumberland Point Campground RV Park and Campground

Located 40 miles from the state park, this Nancy, KY, campground is open throughout the year and offers large, shaded sites. All campsites provide access to the sewer system and, also, electric and water hookups. There is a private stocked fishing pond for those who want to enjoy quality family time while fishing in privacy. Boat valet services are available on the ramp. Besides the free Wi-Fi and cable TV at the lodge, you can also take advantage of the general store inside the campground and find everything from fishing equipment to camping supplies. This park also offers kid-friendly playgrounds and swimming pools. There are also laundry and bathroom facilities. You can roam around the park in golf carts or use the walking trail to see all the famous spots in the campground.

  • Electricity hookup: 30/20/15
  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Dumping stations: Yes
  • Picnic tables: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes
  • Open fires: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes

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What to Do at
Lake Cumberland State Park

Inside Lake Cumberland State Park

Known as the "The Houseboat Capital of the World," Lake Cumberland offers plenty of fishing and boating opportunities. There are sanitary dumping stations inside the park, and you can enjoy fire rings, BBQ grills, fresh drinking water, and picnic shelters at all the campsites. You can also enjoy the two golf courses inside the park or participate in interpretive wildlife watching tours. If you want to see all the famous destinations inside the park, there is a four-mile loop trail. You can also ride Jet Skis in the park and go horseback riding on the equestrian trails.

Outside Lake Cumberland State Park

You will find all the modern amenities you need in Jamestown. There are affordable restaurants nearby Lake Cumberland State Park if you are looking to enjoy quality American or Mexican cuisines. There are also convenience stores and gift shops close to the park. If you want to find family-friendly attractions, there are plenty of options here in Southern Kentucky.

Restaurants

Jamestown Café

The atmosphere here is family-friendly, and the meals are reasonably priced. The service is also quick, and all the customers get hot meals without waiting for hours. The staff is also known to be attentive and courteous towards the visitors. 

Type: American

Location: 106 N. Main Street, Jamestown, KY 42629

Pepe's

This eatery is the ideal choice if you want to try the Mexican food in town. It is also ideal for those traveling in large groups who want to sit together for meals. The food is freshly made and served hot.

Type: Mexican

Location: 802 N. Main Street #2410, Jamestown, KY 42629

Giovanni's Pizza

This easygoing chain pizzeria offers affordable pizza and pie options. You can also find quality pasta and sandwiches here at affordable prices. 

Type: Pizza

Location: 43 Fair Oaks Drive, Jamestown, KY 42629

Shopping

Minit Mart

This convenience store is located in the heart of Jamestown, Kentucky. It is family-owned, and the staff is friendly and will help you find everything you need. You do not have to wait for hours in line, and the checkout service is also quick. 

Location: 1905 N. Main Street, Jamestown, KY

The Mantle Gift Shoppe & Florist

This is the perfect gift shop in Jamestown to "wow" your friends and family with gorgeous gifts. This is primarily a florist shop, but you can get customized gift wrappings and bouquets here for your friends and family back home.

Location: 3213 South Highway 127, Russell Springs, KY 42642

Dollar General Market

This bargain retail chain, located in Jamestown, offers a wide range of household goods, groceries, beauty products, and much more at affordable prices. You can get everything from clothes to electronic gadgets here without compromising on the quality. 

Location: 581 N. Main Street, Jamestown, KY 42629

Sightseeing

Jamestown City Park

This park is a must-see for families traveling with kids. It offers a break from camping, and the kids can run around on swings and enjoy the well-kept slides in the park.

Location: 123 Park Avenue, Jamestown, KY 42629

Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery Visitor & Environmental Education Center

Kids can participate in educational programs at this facility and go on guided tours to see the marine life cycle from hatching to hunting.

Location: 50 Kendall Road, Jamestown, KY 42629

Russell Springs City Park

This well-preserved city park in Russell Springs offers ample opportunities for quality family time for visitors. There is a stunning skate park near this city park, and you can also catch and keep the fish from the pond. There are several beautiful picnic spots in the park where you can relax with your family and enjoy takeout from nearby restaurants. 

Location: 130 Milton Heights, Russell Springs, KY 42642

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How to Get to
Lake Cumberland State Park

Lake Cumberland State Park is located 45 miles west of Somerset. To get to this park, you'll have to get on the Cumberland Parkway and make your way to Exit 62. Once you reach Exit 62, you need to head south on US 127. You should see the park entrance on your left.

Entering Lake Cumberland State Park

Lake Cumberland State Resort Park is open year-round.

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As a mix between a resort and state park, this destination has family-friendly golf courses, loop trails, fishing opportunities, birdwatching activities, and wildlife tours. All the campsites come with full-services hookups, so RVers can enjoy an excellent camping experience here. Lake Cumberland State Park is also filled with hundreds of picturesque spots where you can take memorable photos with your family. Tag RVshare in those pictures or send them to [email protected] for a chance to be featured on our blog.