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.