For record-breaking fishing, boating, skiing, jet-skiing, hiking and mountain biking, clean-water swimming, picnicking, shoreline camping, bountiful seasonal hunting, a gorgeous state resort park and more, look no further than beautiful Dewey Lake.
Lying alongside the breathtaking Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, Dewey Lake offers 1,100 acres of fish-filled waters including largemouth and hybrid striped bass, crappie, catfish and bluegill. And it’s the home to the largest caught muskie ever recorded in Kentucky. Launch out from over 150 open slips and multiple boat ramps for recreational fun on the water (boat, pontoon, fishing boat, jet ski and kayak rentals available). Take advantage of the surrounding Dewey Lake Wildlife Management Area for 52 miles of unspoiled shoreline and dense wooded forests great for big and small game hunting, including elk, deer, turkey, furbearer, grouse, rabbit and squirrel, in season. Explore the adjacent Jenny Wiley State Resort Park for miles of additional scenic hiking and mountain biking, including easy access to the multi-use Sugarcamp Mountain Trail System featuring designated horseback riding areas, secluded tree-covered campgrounds and exclusive shoreline campsites (shoreline campsites accessible by boat only), multiple family-oriented swimming spots and more, all at beautiful Dewey Lake in The Kentucky Wildlands.