Kentucky Map

Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area

Basics
Number of Sites:
3

Amenities

Basic Amenities
  • Drinking Water
Special Features
  • Horseshoe Pit
Additional Conveniences
  • Boat Ramp

Details

Season
Open through Sun Oct 27 2013
Location
Getting There:
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.59972, -82.63306
38°35'59"N, 82°37'59"W

From U.S. Highway 52 at Ironton, take State Route 93 north for less than 10 miles to Lake Vesuvius Road (County Road 29). Turn east toward Lake Vesuvius and travel 1 mile to the recreation area.

Basic Info
Total Sites:
3
Lake Vesuvius is a popular location for swimming and fishing. Anglers may catch bass, catfish, crappie and bluegill. A boat ramp is located on-site. A swimming beach is located at Big Bend.

A large playing field and multiple hiking trails are available within the recreation area. The accessible 1/3-mile boardwalk along the southwest edge of the lake provides an opportunity for a leisurely stroll through the area, and the slightly longer 1/2-mile Longbow Archery Trail, accesses at least 25 field targets for shooting practice. The area boasts more than 25 miles of hiking trails and more than 45 miles of horseback riding trails.

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