Kentucky Camping – Campground Reservations

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Want to go camping in Kentucky? View Kentucky campgrounds below, listed in alphabetical order. Each Kentucky campsites listing has an image gallery, location map, directions, nearby activities, phone number, and access to online Kentucky camping reservations.

AXTEL

AXTEL, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Begin at ramp onto I-64 West toward New Albany/St. Louis, traveling 22.3 miles. Take the IN-135, Exit Number 105, toward Palmyra/Corydon, onto IN-135 South toward Corydon, traveling 16.7 miles. Continue on Bypass Road KY-79 for 2.1 miles. Turn right onto KY-79, traveling 10.1 miles. Continue on 1st Avenue, KY-79S for 495 feet. Turn a slight right onto US-60, traveling 11.8 miles. Turn left onto KY-259/KY-79, traveling 9.7 miles. Turn right to stay on KY-79, traveling .7 miles. End at 663 South Highway 79, McDaniels, KY. Distance is approximately 74 miles with an approximate travel time of 1 hour, 20 minutes. Phone 270-257-2584 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, SWIMMING SITE Keywords AXT1 Rough River Lake,ROUGH RIVER LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Axtel Campground is located on the shore of Rough River Lake in south central Kentucky. The 5,100-acre lake is

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BAILEYS POINT

BAILEYS POINT, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Glasgow, KY: Take 31-E south for 15 mi to Hwy 252. Turn right, go 1.5 mi to Hwy 517, turn right and follow signs to entrance. Approximately 19 miles southwest of Glasgow, KY. Phone 270-622-6959 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING SITE Keywords BAIP,BARREN RIVER LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview Bailey’s Point campground is the largest of the Army Corps of Engineers’ campgrounds on Barren River Lake. This campground offers several waterfront campsites with scenic views of the lake. Though the campground is one of the largest, you won’t know it. There is room to roam, five camping loops with diverse scenery, and private coves for swimming or mooring your boat. You are sure to find a site that’s your escape to nature and relaxation. View a virtual tour of Barren River Lake. Recreation Baileys Point

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BUCKHORN CAMPGROUND

BUCKHORN CAMPGROUND, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Traveling north from Lexington, take I-64 to the Mountain Parkway. Exit at Slade, take KY 11 South through Beattyville. Continue on Highway 11 to Booneville, continuing past the courthouse to KY 28 West. Follow KY 28 about 23 miles to Buckhorn. Traveling east From Hazard, take KY 15 North 9 miles to 28 W (left turn) through Chavies. Follow Highway 28 West straight and go 15 miles to Buckhorn. Phone 606-398-7220 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, SWIMMING SITE Keywords BUKH,TAILWATER CAMPGROUND,DAM SITE CAMPGROUND,BUCKHORN DAM CAMPGROUND,TAILWATER,BUCKHORN LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Buckhorn Campground on Buckhorn Lake, provides the perfect outdoor escape in eastern Kentucky’s lush Cumberland Plateau. The campground is packed with activities to entertain all ages, including monthly interpretive programs offered during summer months and convenient access for boating and fishing on Buckhorn Lake. Recreation Buckhorn Lake welcomes fishing, boating,

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CADIZ

CADIZ, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Nashville, Tennessee,or St. Louis take I-24 to the Cadiz, Exit 65, travel west on St. HWY 68/80 6 miles. Turn right onto KY 139 for 1.5 miles. turn left on Jefferson St Phone 270-362-4236 Activities BOATING, FISHING, PICNICKING, DAY USE AREA Keywords CADI,LAKE BARKLEY,BARKLEY LOCK & DAM Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Cadiz Park is located on the beautiful Lake Barkley near the town of Cadiz, Kentucky. The day-use area is a great spot for barbecuing, boating and fishing. Fun fact: the largest yellow bass caught in Kentucky, weighing in at one pound one ounce, was caught in Lake Barkley. Recreation Visitors enjoy boating, fishing, and swimming among many other activities. Bring the family and some food and enjoy a fun-filled day in sun at Cadiz. Facilities The picnic shelter is ideal for groups of up to 100

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CANAL

CANAL, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Interstate I-24, take Grand Rivers Exit 31. Drive south on Highway 453 for approximately 4 miles. Turn left onto J.H. O’Bryan Avenue for .1 miles. Turn right onto Canal Campground Road for .5 miles. Phone 270-362-4840 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING SITE Keywords CANA,LAKE BARKLEY,BARKLEY LOCK & DAM Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Situated along a peninsula between the lush shorelines of Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake, Canal Campground offers modern camping and provides the ideal setting to enjoy nature at its best with family and friends. Visitors can enjoy a stunning view of the Barkley Dam and boats traveling through the canal from the comfort of their campsite. The campground faces Barkley Lake, and the shore of Kentucky Lake is a brisk one-mile walk across the canal. Recreation From water sports to wildlife viewing to

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CAVE CREEK

CAVE CREEK, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Begin at ramp onto Gene Snyder Freeway KY-841W toward I-65, traveling 6.5 miles. Take I-65/Louisville/Nashville, Exit Number 10, onto I-65 S toward Nashville/Elizabethtown, traveling 34 miles. Take US-31W/KY-62/Wendell H Ford Western Kentucky Parkway/Hodgenville/Paducah, Exit Number 91, toward Paducah/Elizabethtown/Owensboro/Western Kentucky Parkway W, traveling 29.6 miles. Take KY-259/Leitchfield/Brownsville, Exit Number 107, traveling .3 miles. Turn right onto S Main Street/KY-259, traveling .9 miles. Take 3rd exit from roundabout Courthouse Square onto W Main Street/KY-54, traveling 10.9 miles. Turn right onto Falls of Rough Road/KY-79, traveling 4.6 miles. Turn right onto Cave Creek Road KY-736, traveling 1.8 miles. End at 1543 Cave Creek Road, Falls of Rough, KY. Distance is approximately 90 miles with an approximate travel time of 1.5 hours. Phone 270-879-4304 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING Keywords CAVK,Rough River Lake.,ROUGH RIVER LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview Cave Creek Campground is

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CRAIGS CREEK GROUP AREA

CRAIGS CREEK GROUP AREA, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From London, Kentucky, take Exit 38 from I-75. Take Kentucky 192 west for 12.2 miles. Turn left onto Forest Road 62 and drive 2 miles to the Craig’s Creek site. Phone 606-528-6156 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING Keywords CRAS,CRAIGS CREEK CAMPGROUND,CRAIGS CREEK SHELTER,CRAIGS CREEK PICNIC SHELTER,LAUREL RIVER LAKE,LAUREL LAKE,DANIEL BOONE NF-FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Forest Service Concessionaire Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview Craigs Creek Group Area is perched near Laurel River Lake in the Daniel Boone National Forest. Here, group campers find hours of fun playing on the sports field, firing up the grills and exploring the beautiful lake. Daniel Boone National Forest protects 23 species listed as federally threatened or endangered. Species range from the magnificent bald eagle to the small Indiana bat and the Cumberland Sandwort. Recreation The hiking and biking trail at Craig’s Creek is an easy, half-mile path that

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CUMBERLAND POINT CAMPGROUND

CUMBERLAND POINT CAMPGROUND, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Nancy, Kentucky, take Highway 235 south for a mile to Highway 761. Turn right and travel 9 miles to the campground entrance. Phone 606-871-7886 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING Keywords CUMB,LAKE CUMBERLAND,WOLF CREEK DAM Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview Cumberland Point Campground is situated along the shores of the vast Lake Cumberland in southern Kentucky. Click here for the Lake Cumberland virtual tour. Recreation Lake Cumberland is the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi River. Its large surface acreage and over 1,200 miles of shoreline provide a myriad of recreational activities. The lake has an abundance of largemouth, smallmouth, white and Kentucky bass, bluegill, crappie, rockfish and walleye, making it a favorite among anglers. Facilities Visitors enjoy the 30-acre site and its 30 shaded campsites. Fourteen of these sites are waterfront, making them prime locations for weekend recreation.

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DEWEY LAKE SHELTER

DEWEY LAKE SHELTER, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From US 23 turn at the red light toward Highlands Hospital (Route 302) for about one mile, turn right onto Route 3 for about 1.5 miles; after 1st over pass turn right onto 302 Lake Road, take left at bottom of ramp and Dewey Recreation Area Entrance is one mile on right, Project Office is 1.25 miles on right. Phone (606) 886-6709 LAKE OFFICE Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, DAY USE AREA, MOUNTAIN BIKING, KAYAKING, CANOEING Keywords DEWE,PICNIC HOLLOW,DEWEY LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Dewey Lake Shelters offer a day-use area on the shores of Dewey Lake in eastern Kentucky. Located just west of the Appalachian Mountains, the lake shore offers a peaceful, forested setting with plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities for groups of up to 150 guests. Recreation The picnic

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DOG CREEK (KY)

DOG CREEK (KY), Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Louisville, take I-65 south to exit 76 and turn west onto Highway 224. Continue for 9 miles, then turn left onto Highway 479. After 8 miles make another left onto Highway 88 and continue for about 2 miles to Highway 1015. Turn right and follow signs to the campground. Phone 270-524-5454 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, SWIMMING, WATER ACTIVITIES, KAYAKING, MARINA Keywords DOCR,NOLIN LAKE,NOLIN RIVER LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Dog Creek Campground sits on the shores of Nolin River Lake in the rolling landscape of southern Kentucky. The large lake and surrounding greenery create a recreational oasis for outdoor enthusiasts. Click here to take a tour of our lake. Recreation Known for its unique blue/green water, Nolin Lake is one of the top lakes in Kentucky for catfish, bass, crappie and walleye fishing.

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EUREKA

EUREKA, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Nashville, Tennessee take I-24 West to Exit 40. Turn left onto Highway 62 West for 2.9 miles then turn left onto Highway 810. Go 0.7 miles then turn right onto State Route 1271. Continue onto 1271 for 1.8 miles. The road leads directly into the campground. Phone 270-388-9459 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, WATER SPORTS, SWIMMING SITE Keywords EURE,LAKE BARKLEY,BARKLEY LOCK & DAM Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview Eureka Campground sits on Lake Barkley among wooded rolling hills and abundant wildlife. Fishing is a well-loved sport here; Kentucky’s largest yellow bass was caught in these waters, and anglers flock with hopes of breaking the record. Recreation Hikers and bikers are fans of the 2.5 mile Chestnut Oaks Trail that starts here. Other activities include boating, fishing and swimming. Facilities The campground offers 26 sites with water and electric

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FALL CREEK CAMPGROUND

FALL CREEK CAMPGROUND, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Monticello: KY 90, Turn onto KY 1275, light #1, Travel approximately 3.5 miles, Turn onto Hwy 2393, travel approximately 2 miles, Turn left at Fall Creek sign, Road ends at campground. Phone 606-348-6042 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords Fall Creek,Lake Cumberland,Wolf Creek Dam,FALL CREEK RECREATION AREA Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Fall Creek Campground is located at 1144 New Fall Creek Road, Monticello and is situated along the shores of the vast Lake Cumberland in southern Kentucky. Click here for the Lake Cumberland virtual tour. Recreation Lake Cumberland is the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi River. Its large surface acreage and over 1,200 miles of shoreline provide a myriad of recreational activities. The lake has an abundance of largemouth, smallmouth, white and Kentucky bass, bluegill, crappie, rockfish and walleye, making it a favorite among anglers.

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FISHING CREEK CAMPGROUND

FISHING CREEK CAMPGROUND, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Somerset, Kentucky, take Highway 80 west for 5 miles. Turn right on East Highway 1248 and continue for 2 miles. The recreation area entrance will be on the left side of the road at the bottom of the hill. Phone 606-679-5174 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING Keywords FISH,LAKE CUMBERLAND,WOLF CREEK DAM Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Fishing Creek Campground is located at 1598 E. Highway 1248 just west of Somerset, Kentucky. Fishing Creek is part of beautiful Lake Cumberland, where visitors enjoy boating, fishing and hunting. Click here for the Lake Cumberland virtual tour. Recreation Lake Cumberland is the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi River. Its large surface acreage and over 1,200 miles of shoreline provide a myriad of recreational activities. The lake has an abundance of largemouth, smallmouth, white and Kentucky bass, bluegill, crappie, rockfish and

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FISHTRAP LAKE SHELTERS

FISHTRAP LAKE SHELTERS, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From US-460/Shelbiana Road, continue approximately five miles, then make a slight right onto Kentucky Route 1789/Fishtrap Road. Continue three miles to the Fishtrap Lake Dam Site Recreation Area. Shelter # 1 is the first right turn after entering the dam site, located approximately one mile below the dam. Located along the same road, Shelter #2 is the second shelter on the right near the end of the recreation area. Fishtrap Lakes’ Grapevine Recreation Area is located along State Route 194 at Phyllis, Kentucky. Shelter # 3 is located on the right approximately 1/4 mile from the entrance area. Phone 606-437-7496 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords FITP,FISHTRAP LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview Nestled among mountains and dense forests, the Fishtrap Lake area will appeal to anyone who loves boating, fishing or hiking. A man-made lake surrounded by

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GRAYSON LAKE DAMSITE SHELTERS

GRAYSON LAKE DAMSITE SHELTERS, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Huntington, WV, travel west on I-64 approximately 28 miles to Exit 172, or from Lexington, Ky, travel east on I-64 approximately 93 miles to Exit 172. From Exit 172, proceed south on KY Route 7 approximately 8 miles. KY Route 7 passes over Grayson Dam; after passing over dam, take the first right onto lower access road to go to Picnic Shelter 4. To reach Shelters 1, 2, and 3, take the first left onto Launch Ramp Road. Phone 606-474-5815 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, INFORMATION SITE, PHOTOGRAPHY, RANGER STATION, WATER ACTIVITIES, KAYAKING, CANOEING, BIRDING, JET SKIING, RECREATION PROGRAMS, ACCESSIBLE SWIMMING Keywords GRA2,GRAYSON LAKE,GRAYSON LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview Grayson Lake Dam Site Shelters are just seven miles south of Grayson, Kentucky on state Route 7 on Grayson

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GROVE

GROVE, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Corbin, Kentucky, take Exit 25 from I-75, then take U.S. 25W west for 5 miles. Turn right on Kentucky 1193 and drive 2 miles. Turn right on Forest Road 558 and go 3 miles to the campground. Phone 606-528-6156 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING Keywords GROV,LAUREL LAKE,LAUREL RIVER LAKE,GROVE RECREATION AREA,DANIEL BOONE NF-FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Forest Service Concessionaire Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Grove Campground is perched on a forested ridge above Laurel River Lake in Kentucky’s Daniel Boone National Forest. The lake, fed by the Laurel River, is considered one of the most scenic lakes in the state. Boating, fishing, hiking and biking are greatly enjoyed by campers. Recreation Hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers can trek more than 600 miles of road and trail in Daniel Boone National Forest. Duff Branch, Oak Branch, Fishing Point and Singing Hills

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HOLLY BAY

HOLLY BAY, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From London, Kentucky, take Exit 38 off I-75. Turn west on KY 192, then go 14.2 miles and turn south (left) on KY 1193. Follow signs to Holly Bay Campground entrance (3 miles). Phone 606-528-6156 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING SITE Keywords HOLL,LAUREL LAKE,LAUREL RIVER LAKE,HOLLY BAY RECREATION AREA,DANIEL BOONE NF-FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Forest Service Concessionaire Overview Holly Bay, located two miles north of the Laurel River Dam, sits on the west side of Laurel River Lake. Visitors enjoy the campground for its proximity to the water and beautifully forested location. Plus, Holly Bay is ideal for activities like power boating, canoeing and fishing. The forest was named after Daniel Boone, a famous frontiersman and explorer who settled in Kentucky in the late 18th century. Recreation Boating and water skiing are

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HOLMES BEND

HOLMES BEND, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Columbia, KY, take Cumberland Parkway to exit 49 and merge onto Highway 55 north. Continue for 1.5 miles, then turn right on Highway 551. After a mile turn left on Holmes Bend Road and follow directional signs to the campground. Phone 270-384-4623 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, DAY USE AREA, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, SWIMMING, KAYAKING, CANOEING, WATER ACCESS, AMPHITHEATER Keywords HOBE,GREEN RIVER LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Situated along Kentucky’s Highland Rim, Holmes Bend Campground is surrounded by forested tracks, rolling meadows and the pristine banks of Green River Lake. Click here for the Green River Lake Virtual Tour. Recreation With 8,000 surface acres of water, the lake is an ideal place for boating. With ten boat ramps located around the shoreline, guests have plenty of room

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HURRICANE CREEK

HURRICANE CREEK, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Paducah, Kentucky: Take I-24 east to exit 45. Turn right on Highway 293 west and go 0.3 miles. Turn left on Highway 93 south, go 5.3 miles. Turn right on Highway 274 south, go 5.7 miles. Turn right on Hurricane camp road. Campground on left. From Nashville, Tenn.: Take I-24 west to Exit 56. Turn left on Highway 139 north and go approximately one mile. Turn right on Highway 276, go eight miles. Turn right on Highway 274 and drive one mile. Turn left on Hurricane Camp Road; campground is on left. Phone HURRICANE CREEK CAMPGROUND: 270-522-8821; LAKE BARKLEY RESOURCE MANAGERS OFFICE: 27-362-4236 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, SWIMMING SITE Keywords HUR1,LAKE BARKLEY,BARKLEY LOCK & DAM Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Hurricane Creek Campground sits along the beautiful Lake Barkley, providing plenty of fresh air and recreation opportunities. While away

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KENDALL CAMPGROUND

KENDALL CAMPGROUND, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Jamestown, Kentucky, take US Highway 127 south for 10 miles and turn right just before crossing the dam. Campground is on Kendall Road. Phone 270-343-4660 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING Keywords KEND,LAKE CUMBERLAND,DAMSITE,TAILWATER,WOLF CREEK DAM Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Kendall Campground is located at 80 Kendall Road, south of Jamestown, Kentucky, just below Wolf Creek Dam, which forms beautiful Lake Cumberland. Click here for the Lake Cumberland virtual tour. Recreation Lake Cumberland is the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi River. Its large surface acreage and over 1,200 miles of shoreline provide a myriad of recreational activities. Kendall Campground offers visitors convenient access to a cold water trout stream, making it a popular fishing destination. The stream is well-stocked with rainbow, brook and brown trout. Whispering Pines Trail, located within the campground, is a non-strenuous trail

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LAUREL BRANCH

LAUREL BRANCH, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Louisville, KY: Begin at ramp onto I-64 West toward New Albany/St. Louis, traveling 22.3 miles. Take the IN-135, Exit Number 105, toward Palmyra/Corydon, onto IN-135 South toward Corydon, traveling 16.7 miles. Continue on Bypass Road KY-79 for 2.1 miles. Turn right onto KY-79, traveling 10.1 miles. Continue on 1st Avenue, KY-79S for 495 feet. Turn a slight right onto US-60, traveling 11.8 miles. Turn left onto KY-259/KY-79, traveling 10.1 miles. Turn right onto KY-110, traveling .4 miles. End at 991 Laurel Branch Road, McDaniels, KY. Distance is approximately 74 miles with an approximate travel time of 1 hour, 20 minutes. Phone 270-257-8839 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING Keywords LABH,Rough River Lake,ROUGH RIVER LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Laurel Branch Campground is located on the shore of Rough River Lake in south central Kentucky. The 5,100-acre lake is a

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Laurel River Lake Picnic Area

Laurel River Lake Picnic Area, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From London, Kentucky, head west on HWY 192 for approximately 15 miles. Turn slight left onto KY-1193. Continue on KY-1193 until arrive at destination on left. Area is marked by "Laurel Dam Picnic Area" signs. Phone 606-864-6412 Activities HIKING, SWIMMING SITE Keywords Laurel River Lake Picnic Area,Laurel Picnic Area Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Laurel River Lake Picnic Area is a day-use facility located on a peninsula along the shores of Laurel River Lake. The picnic area provides 19 individual picnic sites which are first-come, first-serve, and two reservable shelters. There is no overnight camping allowed in the area. Click here for the Laurel River Lake Picnic Area virtual tour. Recreation Laurel River Dam was completed in 1974 creating a 5,600-acre lake which provides hydroelectric power, safe drinking water and recreation opportunities for the public. Since its impoundment, the

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LINTON

LINTON, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Nashville take I-24 west to Cadiz, exit 65. Make a left onto Highway 68 for 8 miles to Highway 139. Make a left on Highway 139 and go 6 miles to Highway 164. Make a right on Highway 164 and the day use area is 8 miles from there. Phone LAKE BARKLEY RESOURCE MANAGERS OFFICE: 270-362-4236 Activities CAMPING, VISITOR CENTER, SWIMMING SITE Keywords LINT,LAKE BARKLEY,BARKLEY LOCK & DAM Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Linton Recreation area is a day-use haven that sits on Lake Barkley near wooded rolling hills and abundant wildlife. Whether it’s a gathering of family or friends, visitors can enjoy the the excellent atmosphere beautiful scenery. Recreation Boating and fishing are a big hit, as is swimming in the designated sandy swimming area and playing sports like soccer or Frisbee in the grassy open fields.

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LITTCARR CAMPGROUND

LITTCARR CAMPGROUND, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From I-75, take Exit 38 (SR-192) east to Daniel Boone Parkway to SR-15. Travel SR-15 south to SR-160, turn north and follow for 4 miles. Campground is on the east side of SR-160. Phone 606-642-3052 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING SITE Keywords LITT,CARR CREEK CAMPGROUND,CARR FORK CAMPGROUND,CARR CREEK LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview Littcarr Campground is located on the shores of Carr Creek Lake in southeastern Kentucky’s mountainous region. The area provides an excellent atmosphere for camping, fishing, boating and enjoying the natural setting. Recreation The lake offers boating, water skiing and swimming. Anglers can fish for crappie, bass, bluegill and walleye. A short nature trail for hiking is located in the Dam/Tailwater area. For a bit more adventure, the six-mile Sugar Branch Trail begins at the dam and ends at Sugar Lake Road.

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MAMMOTH CAVE CAMPGROUND

MAMMOTH CAVE CAMPGROUND, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Note: Do not rely exclusively on your mobile GPS, Google Maps or similar automated navigation systems to get to the Mammoth Cave Campground. Routes can be misleading and incorrect. Directions from the North: Take Interstate 65 to Exit 53 (Cave City Exit). Turn right onto KY-70. Follow 70/255 as it becomes the Mammoth Cave Parkway in the park. Follow the Mammoth Cave Parkway towards the Visitor Center. Turn left into the campground by the Cavers Camp Store. Directions from the South: Take Interstate 65 to Exit 48 (Park City Exit). Turn left onto KY-255 and follow 255 as it becomes the Park City Road into the park. Follow Park City Road until it joins the Mammoth Cave Parkway; turn left. Follow the Mammoth Cave Parkway towards the Visitor Center. Turn left into the campground by the Cavers Camp Store. Phone 270-758-2424 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, PHOTOGRAPHY, RANGER

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MAMMOTH PICNIC SHELTERS

MAMMOTH PICNIC SHELTERS, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Note: Do not rely exclusively on your mobile GPS, Google Maps or similar automated navigation systems to get to the Mammoth Cave Campground. Routes can be misleading and incorrect. Directions from the North: Take Interstate 65 to Exit 53 (Cave City Exit). Turn right onto KY-70. Follow 70/255 as it becomes the Mammoth Cave Parkway in the park. Follow the Mammoth Cave Parkway to the Visitor Center. Once in the Visitor Center parking lot turn right into the Picnic Area. Directions from the South: Take Interstate 65 to Exit 48 (Park City Exit). Turn left onto KY-255 and follow 255 as it becomes the Park City Road into the park. Follow Park City Road until it joins the Mammoth Cave Parkway; turn left. Follow the Mammoth Cave Parkway to the Visitor Center. Once in the Visitor Center parking lot turn right into the Picnic Area. Phone 270-758-2424 Activities HIKING,

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MAPLE SPRINGS

MAPLE SPRINGS, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Directions from the North: Take Interstate 65 to Exit 53 (Cave City Exit). Turn right onto KY-70. Follow 70/255 as it becomes the Mammoth Cave Parkway in the park. Follow the Mammoth Cave Parkway towards the Visitor Center. Turn left on the Green River Ferry Road. Cross the ferry and follow the signs to Maple Springs. Turn left onto Maple Springs Loop. Maple Spring Campground will be on the left. For trailers or large vehicles, use alternate directions. Vehicles boarding the ferry must not exceed 8 tons and have a length no more than 16 feet. Alternate Directions from the North:Take Interstate 65 to Exit 53 (Cave City Exit). Turn right onto KY-70. Follow 70/255 as it becomes the Mammoth Cave Parkway in the park. Turn left on HWY 70 to Brownsville. Make a right on HWY 259. Turn right onto HWY 728 which becomes HWY 1827. Then turn

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MILL SPRINGS MILL SHELTER

MILL SPRINGS MILL SHELTER, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From downtown Monticello, Kentucky: Head east on South Main Street, cross Hwy 90/Hwy 1275, continue to follow Hwy 1275, approximately 6.6 miles, 14 minutes. Phone 606-679-6337 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Keywords MILL SPRINGS MILL SHELTER,MILL SPRINGS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview Mill Springs Mill is located at 9135 Highway 1275 North, Monticello, KY and is a day-use facility located on the shores of Lake Cumberland, overlooking the main body of the lake. There is NO overnight camping allowed in the area. Click here for the Lake Cumberland virtual tour. Recreation Lake Cumberland is the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi River. Its large surface acreage and over 1,200 miles of shoreline provide a myriad of recreational opportunities. The lake has an abundance of largemouth, smallmouth, white and Kentucky bass, bluegill, crappie, rockfish, and walleye making it a

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MOUTARDIER

MOUTARDIER, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Louisville, take I-65 south to the Western Kentucky Parkway. Head west for approximately 30 miles, then turn south on Highway 259. After 12 miles turn left onto Highway 2067 and follow signs into the campground Phone 270-286-4230 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER ACTIVITIES, KAYAKING, CANOEING, JET SKIING Keywords MOTA,NOLIN LAKE,NOLIN RIVER LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Moutardier Campground sits on the shores of Nolin River Lake in the rolling landscape of southern Kentucky. The large lake and surrounding greenery create a recreational oasis for outdoor enthusiasts. Click here to take a tour of our lake. Recreation Known for its unique blue/green water, Nolin Lake is one of the top lakes in Kentucky for catfish, bass, crappie and walleye fishing. Visitors can enjoy scenic canoe and boat trips along the river, part of which is located

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NORTH FORK (KY)

NORTH FORK (KY), Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Begin at ramp onto I-64 West toward New Albany/St. Louis, traveling 22.3 miles. Take the IN-135, Exit Number 105, toward Palmyra/Corydon, onto IN-135 South toward Corydon, traveling 16.7 miles. Continue on Bypass Road KY-79 for 2.1 miles. Turn right onto KY-79, traveling 10.1 miles. Continue on 1st Avenue, KY-79S for 495 feet. Turn a slight right onto US-60, traveling 11.8 miles. Turn left onto KY-259/KY-79, traveling 9.1 miles. End at 9077 South Highway 259, McDaniels, KY. Distance is approximately 72 miles with an approximate travel time of 1 hour, 15 minutes. Phone 270-257-8139 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, SWIMMING SITE Keywords NORT,Rough River Lake,ROUGH RIVER LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview North Fork Campground is located on the shore of Rough River Lake in south central Kentucky. The 5,100-acre lake is a hometown paradise for visitors who love the outdoors,

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OLD KUTTAWA

OLD KUTTAWA, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Nashville, take I-24 West to Exit 40. Turn left on 62 and then right on Highway 295. Follow Highway 295 to recreation area entrance. Phone LAKE BARKLEY RESOURCE MANAGERS OFFICE: 270-362-4236 Activities BOATING, FISHING, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING SITE Keywords OLDK,LAKE BARKLEY,KUTTAWA,OLD KUTTAWA,BARKLEY LOCK & DAM Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview Old Kuttawa Recreation Area is on the northern shores of Lake Barkley, near the narrow canal linking it to Kentucky Lake. Together, these two reservoirs combine to create one of the greatest freshwater recreation areas in the country. Take pleasure in a day of picnicking or soak up the sun at the swimming beach, either way Old Kuttawa provides an ideal setting to enjoy nature at its best. Recreation The half-mile Anderson Woodland Trail is an enjoyable footpath for birding and viewing the great tall trees of

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PIKES RIDGE

PIKES RIDGE, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Campbellsville, KY, take Highway 70 east for 4 miles. Turn right on Highway 76 and continue for 4.8 miles, then turn right again onto Pikes Ridge Road. Follow the directional signs to the campground. Phone 270-465-6488 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING, KAYAKING, CANOEING, WATER ACCESS Keywords PIRI,GREEN RIVER LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview Situated along Kentucky’s Highland Rim, Pikes Ridge Campground is surrounded by forested tracks, rolling meadows and the pristine banks of Green River Lake. Click here for the Green River Lake Virtual Tour. Recreation With 8,000 surface acres of water, the lake is an ideal place for boating. With ten boat ramps located around the shoreline, guests have plenty of room for fishing, jet skiing, wake boarding and more. Three full-service marinas are also located

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SMITH RIDGE

SMITH RIDGE, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Campbellsville, KY, take Highway 70 east for a mile. Turn right on Highway 372 and continue for 3 miles, then turn right again onto County Park Road. Follow the directional signs to the campground. Phone 270-789-2743 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, DAY USE AREA, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, SWIMMING, KAYAKING, CANOEING, WATER ACCESS, DISC GOLF Keywords SMIR,GAVINS POINT,LEWIS AND CLARK,PIERSON,PEARSON,GREEN RIVER LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview Situated along Kentucky’s Highland Rim, Smith Ridge Campground is surrounded by forested tracks, rolling meadows and the pristine banks of Green River Lake. Click here for the Green River Lake Virtual Tour. Recreation With 8,000 surface acres of water, the lake is an ideal place for boating. With ten boat ramps located around the shoreline, guests have plenty of room for fishing, jet skiing, wake

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TAILWATER

TAILWATER, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Glasgow, KY: Take 31-E south for 4 mi; turn right on 252, which will cross the dam in 8 mi. The Tailwater entrance road is at the south end of the dam. Follow signs into recreation area. Approximately 19 miles from Bowling Green, KY. Phone 270-622-7732 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, DAY USE AREA Keywords ,BARREN RIVER LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview The Tailwater Campground offers 48-sites located along the Barren River, just below the dam. This lazy riverside campground is quieter than neighboring campgrounds and seems to have a slower pace since it is set below the lake, yet close enough for easy lake access. Annually, the campground is host to the Barren River Lake Scout Celebration which began in 1995. Scouts from surrounding states converge at the Tailwater Campground to celebrate, compete, and demonstrate

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THE NARROWS

THE NARROWS, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Glasgow, KY: Take 31-E south for 10 miles, turn right on 1318. Follow signs into campground entrance. Phone 270-646-3094 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, DAY USE AREA Keywords NARROWS,THE NARROWS,THEN,BARREN RIVER LAKE,BARREN RIVER,BARREN LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview The Narrows is a family-friendly campground on Barren River Lake, perfect for water lovers and anglers. The Narrows Campground is a 92-site area located near a marina and boat launch ramp. It is a moderately sized campground that has attracted many folks to return year after year. There are two loops open the full camping season. Recreation Boating and fishing are popular pastimes at The Narrows. Walk down to the shoreline and fish amongst the weeping willows or take off by boat to fish in a quiet setting at Coon, Green, Beaver or Skaggs Creek. The Narrows campground is also near

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TRACE BRANCH CAMPGROUND

TRACE BRANCH CAMPGROUND, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Lexington, KY, take I-75 south 83 miles to London. Take exit 41 or 38 to Daniel Boone Parkway east and continue 44 miles to Hyden Spur. Exit towards Tim Couch Pass and turn left towards Thousandsticks onto Bull Creek Road. Go 2.5 miles to KY Highway 257, then head north about 9 miles to the Confluence bridge. Turn right and cross the bridge, then take a left on Mosley Bend Road. Continue 2 miles to Trace Branch Campground on your left. Phone 606-672-3670 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, SWIMMING SITE Keywords TRAB,TRACE,TRACE BRANCH CAMPGROUND,TRACE BRANCH RAMP,BUCKHORN LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Tourism Kentucky State Road Conditions Overview The Trace Branch Campground, located on Buckhorn Lake, is a great launchpad for outdoor activities in Kentucky’s lush Cumberland Plateau. The facility features plenty of shade and open grassy areas for spreading out

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TWIN KNOBS CAMPGROUND

TWIN KNOBS CAMPGROUND, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Coming from Lexington, Kentucky, on I-64, take exit 133. Turn right at the top of the exit ramp to proceed south on KY-801. Proceed 8.4 miles on 801. The campground entrance is on the right. Phone 606-780-7818 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING SITE Keywords TWKN,CAVE RUN LAKE,CAVE RUN PARK,TWIN KNOBS,DANIEL BOONE NF-FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Forest Service Concessionaire Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Nestled on the shores of Cave Run Lake, this camp is part of the larger Twin Knobs Recreation Area. There are more than 200 sites spread out over 10 loops under a dense forest of mixed conifer and deciduous trees. The recreation area includes two reservable group picnic areas. Group camping is also available. Recreation Summer amphitheater programs and scheduled campground activities provide family fun and entertainment. The

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WAITSBORO CAMPGROUND

WAITSBORO CAMPGROUND, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Somerset Kentucky, take Highway 27 south for 5 miles. Turn right on Waitsboro Road and follow signs to the campground. Phone 606-561-5513 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, DAY USE AREA Keywords WAIT,LAKE CUMBERLAND,WOLF CREEK DAM Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Waitsboro Campground is at 500 Waitsboro Road and is situated on beautiful Lake Cumberland in southern Kentucky. Click here for the Lake Cumberland virtual tour. Recreation Lake Cumberland is the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi River. Its large surface acreage and over 1,200 miles of shoreline provide a myriad of recreational activities. The lake has an abundance of largemouth, smallmouth, white and Kentucky bass, bluegill, crappie, rockfish and walleye, making it a favorite among anglers. The Black Walnut Nature Trail, located near the lake office, is a self-guided educational trail. The trail is open Monday through Friday

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WAX

WAX, Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Louisville, take I-65 south to exit 76 and turn west onto Highway 224. After 9 miles turn left on Highway 479, then continue for another 8 miles and turn left onto Highway 88. Continue into the campground entrance. Phone 270-242-7578 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING Keywords WAXX,NOLIN LAKE,NOLIN RIVER LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Kentucky State Tourism Overview Wax Campground sits on the shores of Nolin River Lake in the rolling landscape of southern Kentucky. The large lake and surrounding greenery create a recreational oasis for outdoor enthusiasts. Click here for a tour of the lake. Recreation Known for its unique blue/green water, Nolin Lake is one of the top lakes in Kentucky for catfish, bass, crappie, and walleye fishing. Visitors can enjoy scenic canoe and boat trips along the river, part of which is located within Mammoth Cave National Park.

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ZILPO - DANIEL BOONE NAT. FOR.

ZILPO – DANIEL BOONE NAT. FOR., Kentucky Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions In Salt Lick, KY, at the intersection of State Route 211 and U.S. Route 60, take Route 211 south for 3.6 miles to the Forest Recreation sign. Turn left at the sign, onto Clear Creek Road and go 3.9 miles to Zilpo Campground sign. Turn left at the sign onto Forest Route 918 and drive 8.7 miles to the campground. Phone 606-768-2722 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, SWIMMING SITE Keywords ZILP,CAVE RUN LAKE,CAVE RUN PARK,ZILPO,ZILPO DANIEL BOONE NAT FOR,DANIEL BOONE NF-FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Kentucky State Road Conditions Forest Service Concessionaire Kentucky State Tourism Overview Zilpo, a large, fun-filled campground on Cave Run Lake, is a prime destination for families. The scenic campground offers a cabin rental, tent camping, RV sites with electric hookups and a selection of lakefront sites. Views of the lake are enjoyed by those who relax on the

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