Local Area Attractions
Lake Cumberland State Park
Lake Cumberland State Resort Park offers several activities for fun family time. Enjoy the indoor or outdoor pool, exercise room, sauna, game room, mini golf, tennis courts, and playgrounds. Enjoy a picnic, take a hike through the park, or even follow one of the several bike paths. Enjoy a scenic overlook of beautiful Lake Cumberland. And try out the horseback riding before leaving the park!
Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
Come face to face with the regions underwater friends, explore karst terrain, see the inner workings of an active honey bee hive, and meet Dale, the lifelike animatronic fish biologistall by stepping into the unique and exciting exhibit hall at the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery Visitor/Environmental Education Center. The hatchery provides over 1,000,000 rainbow, brown, and brook trout each year to the benefit of the American people. Also visit Wolf Creek Dam. Over 1-mile long, the landmark which forms Lake Cumberland from the Cumberland River provides hydro-electrical power and flood control.
Alligator II Marina
Lake Cumberland is one of the most beautiful places in the United States and the best place to explore all of its beauty is from right on the lake itself. Head over to Alligator II Marina to launch your own boat or rent of their pontoons to enjoy a day of exploration and fishing in one of the best fishing destinations around.
Creelsboro Natural Bridge
Below the mass of concrete which is Wolf Creek Dam is the area of the Rockhouse and Swan Pond Bottom. Here you will find a 300 million year old natural bridge arch of solid limestone carved by nature and affectionately referred to as Rockhouse Bottom. This 60 ft. high and over 120 ft. wide rock formation is located next to the cool rushing waters of the Cumberland River and is said to have been used by Native Americans and early settlers as a shelter against the elements. This is a Russell County treasure you dont want to miss.
Lake Cumberland Dragway
Test and tune every Friday night with gates opening at 5:00 PM, starting March 30. Running all cars plus junior dragsters and go-carts. Regular, spring and summer points program includes Super-Pro Delay and Non-Pro Delay every Saturday. Gates open at 3:00 PM with eliminations at 7:30 PM.
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
SKRECC Farm Annual Meeting 2015
Featuring RODNEY ATKINS
Thursday, June 4th, 2015
Free bucket and light bulbs for all registering members
Prizes for all ages,
Rides and fun for the kids
Information about South KY RECC and our many services
held at the SKRECC Farm 3/4 mile west of Fishing Creek Bridge on KY 80 near Nancy, KY in Pulaski County
29th Annual Kids Fishing Derby
Catch a Rainbow 29th Annual Kids Fishing Derby, Saturday, June 6th, 2015
Held at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery located approximately 12 miles south of Jamestown, KY on Hwy 127 south, below Wolf Creek Dam
Ages 1-15 everything is FREE
fishing time Kids's Fishing Pool
9-10 ages 5-6 open for children, ages 1-4, open 9-12:00 noon
10:15-11:15 ages 7-8 Poles furnished for kiddie pool ONLY...
11:30-12:30 ages 9-10
12:45-1;45 ages 11-12
2-3 ages 13-15
check out the website for further information on this event.....www.catcharainbow.org
RUSSELL COUNTY JAYCEES FAIR
SEPT 4-12, 2015 AT THE RUSSELL COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY