Carr Creek Lake facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCarr Creek Lake
|Location||Knott County, Kentucky|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||710 acres (3 km2)|
Carr Creek Lake (formerly Carr Fork Lake), located east of Hazard, Kentucky, along Kentucky Route 15 in Knott County, is a 710 acres (3 km2) reservoir created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1976. Carr Creek Lake's earth and rock fill dam is 130 ft (40 m) tall and 720 ft (219 m) long, and the dam is located 8.8 mi (14 km) above the mouth of Carr Fork River, a tributary of the North Fork Kentucky River.
The lake is the main attraction of Carr Creek State Park.
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