Swimming lakes around Louisville

Lakes are great and there are lots of them within a two hour drive of Louisville. We have compiled a list of lakes that a fun to visit and cool off in within a two hour drive of Louisville.

lakes around louisville


Want to take a dip, enjoy a shore line and not go to far from home? We have you covered. Take a look at our list of lakes that are about a two hour drive from the Louisville area and swim friendly.

Lakes in Kentucky (within a two hour drive of Louisville)

Barren River Lake – Lucas, KY.

Nolin Lake State Park – Mammoth Cave, KY.

Rough River State Park – Falls Of Rough, KY

Green River Lake – Campbellsville, KY

Herrington Lake – Harrodsburg, KY

Laurel River Lake – London, KY

Taylorsville Lake – Mt. Eden, KY

Cedar Creek Lake – Lincoln County, KY

Lakes in Indiana (within a two hour drive of Louisville)

Lake Monroe – Bloomington, IN

Deam Lake – Borden, IN

Hidden Paradise – St Paul, IN

Morse Park – Hanover, IN

Patoka Lake – Birdseye, IN

Starve-Hollow State Recreation Area – Vallonia, IN


*we recommend you call and/or check online to be sure the swimming area is open

Lakes swimming not for you? Check out swimming pools and splash pads in Louisville.

Did we miss a lake that is great for swimming? Email info@louisvillefamilyfun.net to let us know about it.

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