Laurel River Lake

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Laurel River Lake has 5,600 acres of water surface and nearly 200 miles of tree-lined shore. Visitors can enjoy boating, swimming, fishing and camping in the great outdoors. 

The U.S. Forest Service administers the lake and surrounding shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers oversees the operation of the lake's dam and nearby recreation facilities, including a picnic area and a swimming beach at the spillway.  

Campgrounds nearby:
Drive-in Campgrounds - Holly Bay and Grove
Boat-in Campgrounds - Grove and White Oak 
Group Campgrounds: Craigs Creek Group Campground
 

At a Glance

Fees A recreation use fee is required for Flatwoods, Grove, Holly Bay, Marsh Branch and Laurel Bridge boat ramps. 
Permit Info: Recreation Permits
Open Season: Open All Year
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: London Ranger District
761 South Laurel Road
London, KY 40744  
606-864-4163

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