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Description - Information courtesy of the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Located just off KY 15, the campground offers all the modern camping conveniences surrounded by mountain vistas. The park also features the longest lakefront sand beach in the Kentucky State Park system. A full-service marina near the park provides lake access as well as fishing and boating supplies. Anglers and wranglers alike will enjoy exploring the 750-acre lake that offers miles of shoreline and good bass, crappie and walleye fishing.

Attractions - Located just off KY 15, the campground offers all the modern camping conveniences surrounded by mountain vistas. The park also features the longest lakefront sand beach in the Kentucky State Park system. A full-service marina near the park provides lake access as well as fishing and boating supplies. Anglers and wranglers alike will enjoy exploring the 750-acre lake that offers miles of shoreline and good bass, crappie and walleye fishing.

Recreation - Pleasure boaters and anglers can explore the 750-acre lake with miles of shoreline, and good bass, crappie and walleye fishing.

Catch the sun’s rays on the longest sand beach in Kentucky’s state park system. Open for the summer season.

Climate - This state experiences a temperate climate with nearly 50 inches of rainfall annually. Thirteen inches of snow is an annual average in Kentucky. There are four distinct seasons here with summer temperatures reaching 90 degrees F frequently in July and August. Low summer temperatures dip near 70 degrees F at night. Winter high temperatures often reach 45 degrees with lows dipping below freezing. Spring and fall are particularly pleasant seasons in which to visit Kentucky. Fall months are the driest. The humidity levels in the state average near 54 degrees throughout the year. The humidity during the winter months averages somewhat higher.

Location - Carr Creek is located 15 miles southeast of Hazard on KY 15.


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Carr Creek State Park, Highway 15 , Sassafras, KY, 41759-0249 , Phone: 606-642-4050
, CarrCreek@ky.gov

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