Carr Creek State Park Maps

Sassafras, KY

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Carr Creek State Park Description

Carr Creek Lake was once home to some of the area's earliest pioneer settlements as early as the 1770s. Carr Fork, a tributary of the North Fork of the Kentucky River, is located 8.8 miles below Carr Creek Dam, and is thought to have gotten its name from William Carr, a well-known "Long Hunter" who hunted in the area. Today, the area is a family-friendly escape with plenty of water activities, including boating, fishing and swimming. The marsh environment in the Carr Creek area is unusual for the Mountains of Eastern Kentucky, but this natural museum provides a wide assortment of watchable

: 37.230, -83.003
: 29 acres (0.12 km²)
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: Carr Creek State Park