Lake Cumberland Cleanup is next month

The date for next month’s Lake Cumberland Cleanup has been announced by PRIDE and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

The date of this year’s cleanup will be Saturday, September 24th, from 8 a.m. until noon, local time. Locations in Russell County include the Lake Cumberland State Park and Halcomb’s Landing above Wolf Creek Dam. Other locations will be Burnside Island State Park, the Waistboro Recreation Area, Conley Bottom Marina, and Grider Hill Marina.

The annual cleanup is held to help remove trash, tires, appliances and more from the shores of Lake Cumberland. Gloves and garbage bags will be provided at each location and volunteer groups wishing to take part are encouraged to pre-register early and be assigned a cleanup area by contacting the PRIDE office at 606-677-6150 or emailing them at

Registration will begin the day of the cleanup at 8 a.m. at each location.