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Things To Do Around Leatherwood Bay

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Things To Do Around Leatherwood Bay

Including Standing Rock Creek

The Leatherwood Bay area features easy access to boating and fishing on magnificent Kentucky Lake.   Located in a more remote portion of Stewart County, the Leatherwood Bay area features a small number of resorts, marinas and restaurants.

Kentucky Lake

Leatherwood Bay is a part of Kentucky Lake in Stewart County. Miles of Kentucky Lake shoreline can be explored in Stewart County.  The lake is accessible in many locations in and around the Leatherwood area.  

Kentucky Lake is known for it's 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.

Land Between The Lakes

Land Between The Lakes is a National Recreation Area that is controlled by the US Forest Service.  This 170,000-acre, uninhabited area is a great place for anyone to spend a couple of days or more.  Numerous attractions within the park include the Nature Station, Elk & Bison Prairie, Golden Pond Planetarium, Homeplace1850s, and Turkey Bay OHV Area.

In addition to those popular attractions, LBL offers hundreds of miles of scenic hiking and biking trails, horseback riding, camping, and many other outdoor adventures.  Find out more in our Land Between The Lakes section.

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


Eagle Eye View
Photo by Ray Stainfield

This eagle has "puffed up" his feathers to appear more threatening. He hopes to intimidate a nearby enemy.