Nolin River Lake
is an artificial lake
, and Hart
counties in Kentucky
. It was impounded from the Nolin River
by the United States Army Corps of Engineers
in 1963. The Nolin River
dam was authorized in 1938
as part of a flood control act. The lake varies from 2,890 acres (11.7 km²) in the winter to 5,795 acres (23.5 km²) in the summer.
Nearby attractions include Mammoth Cave National Park, Nolin Lake State Park, and Moutardier Resort and Marina.