View of Martins Fork Lake, Harlan, Ky.Recreation Opportunities

Martins Fork Lake offers numerous recreational opportunities throughout the year. During the summer months, Swimming and boating are popular on the lake with a designated swimming area and beach. Other opportunities include 2 basketball courts and a volleyball court. Visitors will also enjoy the Cumberland Shadow trail, which follows the ridge lines behide the lake and is approximately 5 miles long. During the cooler months, the un-developed areas of the lake offer great hunting opportunities and the lake offers year-round fishing. The Cumberland Shadow trail provides picturesque views of the fall foliage.