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Paintsville Lake State Park
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Paintsville Lake
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Type Kentucky state park
Location Johnson County, Kentucky
Area 242 acres (98 ha)
Created 1986
Operated by Kentucky Department of Parks
Status Open year-round

Paintsville Lake State Park is a park located just west of Paintsville, Kentucky in Johnson County. The park itself encompasses 242 acres (98 ha), while Paintsville Lake, its major feature, covers approximately 1,139 acres (461 ha) extending into parts of Morgan County.

The park contains thirty-two developed campsites, ten primitive campsites, a playground, four picnic shelters, a four lane launch ramp, an amphitheater, a restaurant, a marina, and a Kiwanis Trail. The park also contains the Mountain Homeplace, which is a replica of a small farming community in Eastern Kentucky between 1850 and 1900, and has an adjacent 12,103-acre (4,898 ha) wildlife management area.


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