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Description - Information courtesy of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

After a day on the lake, relax in the campground, featuring 32 developed sites with restrooms, showers, laundry and sewer hookups. A full-service marina is located near the campground, offering rental houseboats, pontoons and fishing boats.

Attractions - The 32-site RV campground opened in 2001. Each site has electricity, water, and sewer hookups. In addition, there are 10 primitive sites. Restrooms, showers, and laundry facilities are provided. Playgrounds, horseshoe pits, a sand volleyball court, a basketball court are also in the campground. Two of the RV Sites are adapted for the disabled.

Recreation - Two sheltered pavilions and two shelters are located in the campground area. Each can be reserved in advance by calling the campground number. Reservation fee.

A full-service marina offers 84 open slips, 80 covered slips, a launching ramp and rental of fishing boats, houseboats, pontoons and pedal boats. Anglers will find excellent opportunities to catch a variety of species, from walleye to redbreast sunfish.

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 - Take US 23 to US 460 to KY 40 to KY 2275.


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Contact Information:
Paintsville Lake State Park, PO Box 920 , Staffordsville, KY, 41256-0920 , Phone: 606-297-8486
, PaintsvilleLake@ky.gov

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