Cave Run Lake

Located on the Cumberland Ranger District of the Daniel Boone National Forest, Cave Run Lake is comprised of 8,270 acres hidden within the mountains of eastern Kentucky and offers habitat for many species of fish and wildlife. It is a very popular location for boating, fishing, hiking, hunting, and wildlife viewing. Visiting the nearby historical sites is an activity enjoyed by many, as well.

Recreation Areas

Boat Ramps

  • Cave Run Lake has 12 ramps for boat launching

Picnic Areas

  • Including the Billy Branch and Boat Gunnel picnic areas, near Cave Run Lake


  • Several trails have been established in the area, winding throughout the forest

Call today at (606) 784-1600 to make your reservation at Hook Outdoors, located just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Cave Run Lake!