Yatesville Lake State Park

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Yatesville Lake State Park
Yatesville Lake.jpg
Aerial view of Yatesville Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Yatesville Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Yatesville Lake State Park
Location in Kentucky
LocationLawrence, Kentucky, United States
Coordinates38°05′06″N 82°41′11″W / 38.08500°N 82.68639°W / 38.08500; -82.68639Coordinates: 38°05′06″N 82°41′11″W / 38.08500°N 82.68639°W / 38.08500; -82.68639[1]
Elevation778 ft (237 m)[1]
Established1992[2]
Governing bodyKentucky Department of Parks
WebsiteYatesville Lake State Park

Yatesville Lake State Park in Kentucky is a recreational facility in the eastern part of the commonwealth, close to the town of Louisa, Kentucky in Lawrence County. The park occupies a peninsula on Yatesville Lake, an impoundment of Blaine Creek that covers 2,300 acres (930 ha), has three islands, and averages 40 feet in depth.[2] The park features an 18-hole golf course, boating, fishing and swimming, campsites, and hiking trails.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Yatesville Lake State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "History". Yatesville Lake State Park. Kentucky Department of Parks. Retrieved September 12, 2013.

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