Kentucky Tourism

Yatesville Lake Louisa, KY


Yatesville Lake State Park
2667 Pleasant Ridge Road
Louisa, KY 41230
Park Manager: Missy Kennedy
BoatingCampingFishingGolfHikingPlaygroundsWildlife Viewing
CALL: 606-673-1492 Yatesville Lake provides plenty of room to skim the waves or catch some rays in your favorite cruisecraft—be it a houseboat, pontoon, speed boat or jet ski. The Yatesville Marina offers everything boaters and fishers need for lake fun. Relax in the scenic lakeside setting of Yatesville Lake's campground. Click here for Camping Reservations!
Fishing & Boating

Yatesville Lake is highly regarded for its bluegill, crappie, and bass fishing. A Kentucky fishing license required.

Plan your fishing trip and improve your success with the KY Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources fishing forecast.
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The park hosts two launch ramps (one at the marina, one at the campgrounds) for better access to the lake. Yatesville Lake is well known for its cleanliness and you can rent pontoon boats from the marina to enjoy it to its full extent. Open all year.



The golf course at Yatesville Lake State Park is located in the scenic eastern Kentucky foothills near Louisa, Kentucky. Architects Arthur Hills/Steve Forrest design highlights the rugged beauty of the region in creating a golfing masterpiece. With 4-5 sets of tees on each hole, manicured fairways and immaculate greens, Eagle Ridge offers opportunities for golfers of all skill levels.

Eagle Ridge Golf Course received a Golf Digest Magazine Award as the " #3 Most Affordable New Public Golf Course" nationally in 2005. In 2009 Golf Digest magazine ranked the course #9 as the " Best Courses You Can Play." Open all year, weather permitting.


Relax in the scenic lakeside setting of Yatesville Lake's campground. There are 27 campsites with utilities and 20 primitive sites - 16 'boat-in' sites and 4 'hike-in' sites, restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, and dump station. The "boat-in" sites are maintained by a service road but only your boat can get you to your site. The seclusion and the lakeside access are worth it! Open April 1 - November 12.