Travelers are voting Chenoa Lake and Martins Fork Lake as the best lakes near Cumberland Gap. There are 2 lakes near Middlesboro a city just 30 km from Cumberland Gap and 1 lake near Tazewell which is 32 km distant. The most popular of these are Chenoa Lake near Middlesboro and Douglas Lake in Tazewell. You can find 39 lakes in Kentucky and 2105 lakes in the country of United States. Our members favorite in Kentucky is Chenoa Lake and Lake Superior is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of lakes near Cumberland Gap.