Lake Conditions:  Fair - 81° / Lake Temperature  85° - 359.07'

Things To Do in Big Sandy

Including Springville, Big Sandy River, Lick Creek & Bass Bay

Big Sandy is a very quaint old railroad town and a great place to enjoy the serenity of the Kentucky Lake.

Kentucky Lake

As with the entire region, Kentucky Lake is the main attraction in Big Sandy.  Dozens of miles of the shoreline can be explored in Benton County.  The lake is accessible in many locations in and around the Big Sandy Area.

Kentucky Lake is known for its fishing with abundant Crappie, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass.  You'll also find catfish, bluegill, sauger and more.  To find out more about Kentucky Lake fishing, visit our Kentucky Lake fishing reports page.

Area Attractions

If you love hunting, fishing or boating Big Sandy is a great location to visit.     

You can see our complete listing of Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley Area Attractions for fun things to around the Kentucky Lake area.