General Info

GOLDEN POND RESORT is located in Monticello-Wayne County, Kentucky. It lies in both the Mississippian plateau and the Eastern Kentucky coalfields. Beautiful Lake Cumberland forms much of the Northern border of Wayne County, while Tennessee forms the Southern border.

There are, parks, horseback riding, hunting and fishing, camping, golf, and several marinas which draw thousands of tourists to the area each year.

The Wayne County Memorial Park has 86 acres and is located on Michigan Avenue and offers many recreational facilities for all ages? fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, playgrounds, shelter houses, a horse show ring and a walking trail.

Monticello is the home of Mills Springs Historic park, site of one of the significant battles of the Civil War. Each year hundreds of tourists visit the historic mill built in the early 1800’s. In 1908 the installation of the new wheel designated the site as home of the world’s largest overshot water wheel.

Lake Cumberland is the largest lake in Kentucky and is one of the top ten largest in the world. Whether you are vacationing on Lake Cumberland, visiting friends or relatives, looking for a place to relocate or retire, or simply passing through, be assured your experiences here will be a pleasurable one!

Monticello means “Little Mountain”. The people who call the “Little Mountain” home are the type of folks you would like as your neighbors and friends???.
Come and enjoy the beauty and hospitality of the Monticello/Wayne County area

Visit our local
Chamber of Commerce
Tour Southern and Eastern Kentucky (
Explore the land of Bluegrass
Arrange an exciting time on a Striper Fishing Expedition with guide Mark Wasiloski. Call (606)348-9927 or email him
For great Striper fishing advice and “trophy” Striper
fishing trips visit StriperFun Guide Service Located in Southern
Kentucky, Lake Cumberland offers 55,000
acres of breathtaking beauty,and some of the very best striped bass fishing in the country.