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Wood Creek Lake
Location Laurel County, Kentucky
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Wood Creek
Primary outflows Wood Creek
Basin countries United States
Surface area 672 acres (272 ha)
Average depth 35 feet (11 m)
Max. depth 127 feet (39 m)
Surface elevation 1,020 feet (310 m)

Wood Creek Lake is a 672-acre (2.72 km2) reservoir in Laurel County, Kentucky. Created by impounding Wood Creek in 1969, the lake is in the middle of Daniel Boone National Forest.

Wood Creek Lake Dam is a rock-fill dam, 163 feet (50 m) high and 800 feet (240 m) long at its crest, with a maximum capacity of 29,101 acre feet (35,896,000 m3). The dam and lake are owned by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

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