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Dewey Lake Shelter

Contact Info
Dewey Lake Shelter
Hc 70 Box 540
Van Lear, KY 41265

Phone 1:
Number of Sites:


Basic Amenities
  • Flush Toilets
Special Features
  • Playground
  • Fishing


Open through Sun Oct 13 2013
Getting There:
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
37.74472, -82.72861
37°44'41"N, 82°43'43"W

From U.S. Route 23, turn right onto Route 3 east, which becomes Route 321. Continue for 1.9 miles, then turn onto Route 302 to the Dewey Lake Project Office and Visitor Center.

Basic Info
Total Sites:
The picnic shelters are situated on an open, grassy area with plenty of space for children to play. A hiking trail is located near picnic shelter 4.

Fishing is a popular activity from boats and the shoreline, and anglers will find bass, crappie, brim, bluegill, catfish and muskie. Hunting is also allowed in various areas throughout the land surrounding the lake.

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, which lines much of the western shore of the lake, has many additional amenities and activities, such as off-road bicycling and hiking trails and a marina with boat rentals and docking facilities.

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