Mouth of Laurel Boat Ramp

Area Status: Open

The Mouth of Laurel Boat Ramp is located at the confluence of Laurel River and Lake Cumberland.

Lake Cumberland is located in Wayne, Russell, Pulaski, Clinton, McCreary, Laurel and Whitney counties in Kentucky on the Cumberland River. The dam site is at river mile 460.9 or about 10 miles southwest of Jamestown, Kentucky. The Wolf Creek project was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1938 and the River and Arbor Act of 1964.
Operation of the lake is for the primary purpose of flood control and production of hydroelectric power. The dam, powerhouse, and the lake are operated and supervised by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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At a Glance

Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Toilets
Open Season: Open All Year
Restrictions: Rules and Regulations
Closest Towns: London, KY
Information Center:   The London District Office has temporarily relocated to the US Forest Service/US Army Corps of Engineers Resource Managers Office on KY 1193 between Holly Bay Marina and Laurel River Lake Spillway and Beach (view map). Call 859-428-7706 before visiting.

General Information


The vault toilet is accessible. 


From I-75, take exit 38 and travel west on KY 192 for 13.9 miles. Veer left onto KY 3497 and then turn left on KY 1193; travel 6.6 miles. Turn right on KY 1277 for 3 miles.


Parking is available at the boat ramp. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Boating - Motorized


Toilets: Accessible vault toilet
Boat ramp: Suitable for light recreation boats

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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