Taylorsville Lake
State Park & Wildlife Management Area
L-1 on the Knobs Loop Trail on the main map/brochure
The Lake bears the name of nearby Taylorsville, founded in 1799 by Richard Taylor, landowner and proprietor of a local grist mill. The Louisville District of the U.S.Army Corps of Engineers designed, built and operates the project for outdoor recreation and fish & wildlife preservation and enhancement. The Park offers the unbeatable combination of woods and water for outdoor leisure & recreation.
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(Click on Map for Larger Version)

Points of Interest:
  • A 45-site Class A campground (502) 477-0086 and a 15-site primitive horse camp is located here. Both have restrooms and shower houses.
  • A 2-mile hiking trail is located at the Corps Visitors Center. 17.3-mile complex of hiking/horse trails are located at the State Possum Ridge site. These trails also allow cycling on some (see map).
  • Rustic log school house and log cabin from early 1800 Spencer County are restored near the Visitor Center. A short interpretive trail explaining the local history is located here.
  • Watchable wildlife area - 20-acre area near the state park area is maintained by the KY Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources to enhance the viewing of wildlife in their natural habitat.
  • Picnic Shelters with tables, grills & a restroom facility
  • Boat Ramps are located at Possum Ridge, Settler's Trace, Chowning Lane and Van Buren
  • Taylorsville Lake Dock. (502) 477-8766, full service dock with boat ramp, open and covered slips, marine & fishing supplies, rental fishing boats & pontoons.
Click on the map to the left for a larger view of the trails and camps.
Beech Creek Loop (2.1 miles)
Snyder Hollow Loop (1.7 miles)
Possum Ridge Loop (6 miles)
Pete Campbell Trail (0.6 miles)
Little Beech Creek Loop (2.0 miles)
Salt River Vista Loop (3.1 miles)
Wildlife Viewing Trail (0.5 miles)
Click on map to right for US Army Corps of Engineers View of Taylorsville Lake

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