A Gorgeous Lake, Best Fishing in Kentucky, and Incredible Entertainment Await You in Cumberland County

Burkesville & Cumberland County is the top fishing destination in Kentucky with the best trout fishing in the Eastern United States. This is where the Cumberland River and Dale Hollow Lake create endless opportunities for fishing, boating and relaxing. Our Bluegrass Festival and other summertime events attract tourists looking for lakeside entertainment, while our hiking trails and hunting create year-round recreation opportunities. Just 2 hours from Louisville and Nashville, and 5 hours from Atlanta, it’s easy to get away for a weekend of kayaking, fishing, music, dining and Kentucky bourbon. Explore our site to plan your escape and book your stay in Cumberland County, KY.