With hundreds of miles of trails and streams
all within a short drive, Somerset is a jumping point.
Start here to experience so many of Kentucky and Tennessee’s natural wonders. If you’re into hiking, climbing, kayaking, swimming, trail-running, repelling, bouldering, bird-watching, or simply sitting in the sunshine we’ve got you covered. A trip to Somerset isn’t just an invitation to experience, it’s an invitation to explore!
Buck Creek Outfitters
Enjoy a relaxing day with friends and family on the beautiful rolling waters of Buck Creek. For one price, you get a kayak, paddle, and life-jacket, as well as parking for your vehicles and transportation to the put-in spot and back to your vehicle. Read More
Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, Kentucky’s best waterpark offers family fun and adventure, including three body slides, a winding lazy river, wave pool and child play area. Read More
General Burnside Island State Park features an 18-hole golf course and a 102-site campground on an island. Camping, fishing, boating, golf and picnicking combine for an outstanding vacation on Lake Cumberland. Read More
Pulaski County Park
This 804-acre park with disc golf course is a hidden gem with access to Lake Cumberland. Camping, fishing, boating, swimming, caving, hiking, horseback riding and birding are all popular activities. Read More
This resort features 480 privately owned condos, an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, boat dock and an on-site restaurant. Views of wooded foothills and limestone palisades over the lake make for a delightful vacation setting. Read More
Eagle’s Nest Country Club
Eagle’s Nest is one of the most challenging and scenic golf courses in the region. The clubhouse features an outdoor pool, tennis courts and a beautiful view of the homes that surround the property, and is available for a variety of events. Read More
Fischer Fun Park
Somerset’s only completely inclusive playground located at SomerSport Park, welcoming children and families of all abilities.
Known as the “Niagara of the South,” the 125-foot wide curtain of water is dramatic day or night. Catch a moonbow during a full moon while staying at this state park’s historic DuPont Lodge. Read More
Big South Fork Scenic Railway
Take a train ride through the scenic mountains of Southern Kentucky. This 14-mile trip takes you down to Blue Heron Mining Camp, the largest interpretive collection of historic coal mining in America. Read More
Wildcat Offroad Park
New, family friendly, 2,000-acre off-road park with more than 100 miles of trails and the greatest sites in the southeastern U.S. Trails available for novice or experienced riders. Read More
Striper fishing guides
Whether you are in search of a trophy fish, or just relaxation time on the lake, there are several fishing guide services that provide an enjoyable fishing experience. Read More
Opportunities are available across the Lake Cumberland Wildlife Management Area, which includes shoreline, steep ridges, hardwood forests, old farmlands and wildlife plantings in a five-county area. Read More