Longbow Boat Ramp

Area Status: Open

Longbow Boat Ramp is located on Cave Run Lake, on the Cumberland District.

Longbow Marina is located nearby.

Cave Run Lake is nestled among the beautiful mountains of eastern Kentucky. Built for flood protection by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, this 8,270 lake provides flood protection to the lower Licking River valley and supplies water to area communities, improves water flow conditions on the Licking River, and offers habitat for many species of fish and wildlife. The lake is known for its excellent muskie fishing.You must comply with all regulations established by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources concerning fishing, boating and waterway safety laws. Licenses and regulation guides are available at most retail stores.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Boat ramp
Fees: $5/day; $7/3 day; $50 annual. A fee pass (hang tag or sticker) must be displayed inside vehicles parked at the boat ramp. Recreation Passes and Permits
Open Season: Open All Year
Restrictions: Rules and Regulations


Closest Towns: Morehead, KY
Information Center: Cumberland Office Contact Information
Cumberland District Information  

General Information


From I-64, take exit 133 and go south on KY 801. Continue on 801, which will merge onto KY 1274. After several miles on 1274, turn right onto Longbow Road. 


Parking is available at the boat ramp.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Boating - Motorized


Boat ramp: Suitable for any recreational boat

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Latitude : 

  Longitude :