Dale Hollow Lake

KENTUCKY - TENNESSEE


Lake Level
651.99 FEET
3/7/2018
Full Pool: 651.0
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Dale Hollow lakefront retreat evokes spirit of Western ski lodge

Lexington Herald-Leader

Date: 4/15/2018 3:00:00 AM

Dale Hollow Lake has always been near to Brian Hayes’ heart. He was 6 years old the first time his family vacationed there, and it has called him back every year since. “The lake is just the most beautiful natural water you’ll ever see – an absolut

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Park manager named at Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park

Lane Report

Date: 4/10/2018 11:43:00 AM

BURKESVILLE, Ky. (April 10, 2018) – Jenny Moon, a 14-year veteran of Kentucky State Parks, is the new manager at Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park, Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland announced today. Moon, of Albany, began working at Dale Hollow as a

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Dale Hollow Lake Golf Course Monthly Weather

The Weather Channel

Date: 3/25/2018 9:00:00 PM

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Salvation Army of Kingsport plans 5K Red Shield Run

Kingsport Times-News

Date: 3/24/2018 2:07:00 PM

This summer, approximately 30 of these young people will have the opportunity to attend The Salvation Army’s Camp Paradise Valley on beautiful Dale Hollow Lake in Kentucky. In addition, weekly worship services and discipleship programs are conducted for

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Public invited for Dale Hollow Dam tour on Obey River

DVIDSHub

Date: 3/20/2018 7:33:00 AM

Dale Hollow Dam was the first of its kind completed in the Nashville District. The Corps fully impounded Dale Hollow Lake May 7, 1944. Work on the power house resumed in July 1946. Three Francis turbines were installed in December 1948, January 1949 and

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• Length: 620 Miles
• Surface Area: 2,700 Acres
• Volume: 1,706,000 Acre Feet
• Length: 50 Miles
The Dale Hollow Reservoir is situated on the Kentucky/Tennessee border. The lake is formed by the damming of the Obey River. It is also the site of Dale Hollow Lake State Park on the north side of the lake, in Kentucky.

The lake's name originated from William Dale, a government surveyor, settling originally in Willow Grove. Mr. Dale bought his first 449 acres of land which he turned into a farm.The farm eventually grew into a plantation known as Dale Hollow. The dam was started in 1942; The waters of the lake ultimately covered both the farm and Willow Grove.The project was designed and completed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers in 1943, making the lake the oldest artificial lake in Kentucky. Dale Hollow Dam is used to supply power to the surrounding countryside.

The lake is also frequently used for recreation. Water sports are popular, including water skiing, wakeboarding, and tubing which are regularly seen, but the main recreational use is fishing. Dale Hollow is a choice location for smallmouth bass fishing, currently holding the world record for the largest smallmouth bass ever caught. The lake and surrounding rivers also contain other species such as largemouth bass, crappie, muskellunge, walleye, catfish, gar, and trout.

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