Buckhorn Lake Kentucky

Buckhorn Lake lies in Leslie and Perry Counties in the Appalachian Mountain foothills of eastern Kentucky in the northern region of the Redbird Purchase Unit of the Daniel Boone National Forest. Buckhorn Lake covers 1,230 acres with an average depth of 25 feet, a maximum depth of 50 feet, and 65 miles of shoreline. The Middle Fork Kentucky River feeds Buckhorn Lake.  More Lake Information

Buckhorn Lake Kentucky Camping

Trace Branch Campground

Trace Branch Campground offers a beautiful waterfront campsite with electricity and a water hookup. Amenities in the campground are restrooms, showers, horse pits, a playground, laundry facilities, picnic...

Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park

Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park is a beautiful park surrounded by trees and hills. It offers a lodge with 30 rooms with 2-bedroom cottages and three big 3-bedroom cottages. The amenities are wifi, a...

Buckhorn Campground

Buckhorn Campground is a lovely campsite near Buckhorn Lake. Staying here is fun and filled with a basketball court, playground, horseshoe pits, swimming area, and boat ramp. Inclusions are Free wireless...

Buckhorn Lake Kentucky Marinas

Duffs Bay Marina

Duffs Bay Marina is in Buckhorn, KY, features 110 slips, including wet and dry boat slips, covered slips, and a dock. For other information and reservation, please call 606-398-7770

Buckhorn Lake Kentucky What To Do

Cody's Corner & Kristen's Cafe

Cody's Corner & Kristen's Cafe is a family-style restaurant that serves homecooked meals. This is not just a restaurant, and it also has a convenience store for camping needs and a gas station. This place...

Sparks Trading Post

Sparks Trading Post is a basic store near Buckhorn Log Cathedral. There is a lot of variety in this store, and all are affordable. The owner is nice and accommodating--a must-visit general store in Buckhorn.

Buckhorn Log Cathedral

The white wood from the neighboring mountains built this magnificent church. One of just three structures on the Witherspoon College campus has survived. Buckhorn Log Cathedral is a beautiful historical church...

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Buckhorn Lake Kentucky Current Weather Alerts

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Buckhorn Lake Kentucky Weather Forecast


Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 78

Saturday Night

Rain Showers

Lo: 61


Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 74

Sunday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 55


Partly Sunny

Hi: 72

Monday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 53


Partly Sunny

Hi: 75

Tuesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 53

Buckhorn Lake Kentucky Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 9/16: 781.93 (-0.07)

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