Kentucky Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Kentucky? View Kentucky parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions The Birthplace Unit of the park is located approximately 2 miles south of the town of Hodgenville on U.S. Highway 31E South. The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek is located approximately 10 miles northeast of the Birthplace Unit of the park. Phone (270) 358-3137 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park Official Website Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park Map For over a century people from around the world have come to rural Central Kentucky to honor the humble beginnings of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. His early life on Kentucky’s frontier shaped his character and prepared him to lead the nation through Civil War. The

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Barkley Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions From Louisville, south on I-65 to Western Kentucky Parkway, 13 miles west on US 62 through Eddyville. Phone (270) 362-4236 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds BUMPUS MILLS CADIZ CANAL DOVER DYERS CREEK EUREKA HURRICANE CREEK LINTON OLD KUTTAWA Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Barkley Lake Map Buzzard Rock Marina Barkley Lake Photo Album Eddy Creek Marina Kuttawa Harbor Marina Prizer Point Marina Bumpus Mills Marina Barkley Lake Website Facebook Moon River Marina Green Turtle Bay Marina Lake Barkley was named for former Vice-President Alben Barkley. Land

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Barren River Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions From Louisville, 95 miles south on I-65 to Cave City, 10 miles south on KY 90 to Glasgow, 5 miles south on US 31 to KY 252, 9 miles south to dam. Phone (270) 646-2055 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds BAILEYS POINT THE NARROWS TAILWATER Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas The Narrows Marina Barren River Lake Website Barren River Lake Photo Album Barren River Lake Map Facebook Friends of Barren River Lake and Park, Inc. Peninsula Marina The Barren River was the historic route for westward traveling pioneers. They would travel down the Barren River to a trading

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Buckhorn Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions From Hazard, 9 miles north on KY 15, 20 miles east on KY 28. Phone (606) 398-7251 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds BUCKHORN CAMPGROUND TRACE BRANCH CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Buckhorn Lake Photo Album Facebook Buckhorn Lake Website Buckhorn Lake, KY is situated in the Cumberland Plateau of eastern Kentucky. This is an area that possesses a landscape as rugged as any found in the State. The plateau is deeply traversed by a series of narrow, winding valleys separated by steep watersheds and covered by a network of

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Carr Creek Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions From Hazard, 16 miles south on KY 15, 1 miles northward on KY 1089. Phone (606) 642-3308 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds LITTCARR CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Carr Creek Marina Carr Creek Lake Website Facebook Carr Creek Lake Photo Album Carr Creek Lake, KY is located in the mountainous region of southeastern Kentucky, about 16 mile from Hazard and 18 miles from Whitesburg. The dam is located 8.8 miles above the mouth of Carr Fork, a tributary of the North Fork of the Kentucky River. Nearby attractions include Daniel Boone National Forest, Lilley Cornett Woods, Bad Branch Falls Nature Preserve, Red River Gorge

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Cave Run Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions From Lexington, 60 miles east with primary access off I-64 exits 123, 133 and 137. Located on KY 826 via US 60 and KY 801. Phone (606) 784-9709 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Cave Run Lake Photo Album Cave Run Lake Website Cave Run Lake, KY is almost completely surrounded by the northernmost section of the Daniel Boone National Forest. This 8,270-acre lake is jointly operated and managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Forest Service. Cave Run Lake is widely known for its scenic beauty and varied outdoor recreation opportunities. The

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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions By Plane The closest major airport is located in Knoxville, Tennessee approximately 85 miles away. Flights can also be made into Lexington, Kentucky approximately 130 miles away. By Car The park entrance is located on Highway 25E just south of Middlesboro Kentucky. Phone (606) 248-2817 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Official Website Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Map At Cumberland Gap, the first great gateway to the west, follow the buffalo, the Native American, the longhunter, the pioneer… all traveled this route through the mountains into the wilderness of Kentucky. Modern day explorers and travelers stand in awe at this great gateway and the many miles

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Fishing Point

Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, DIVING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds CRAIGS CREEK GROUP AREA GROVE HOLLY BAY ZILPO – DANIEL BOONE NAT. FOR. TWIN KNOBS CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Clifty Wilderness London Ranger District Redbird District Fishing Point Cumberland District Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Daniel Boone National Forest The Daniel Boone National Forest offers an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities. Camping, hiking and fishing are just a few of the attractions that draw more than one million visitors to the forest each year. During the summer months, campground events are scheduled for campers to enjoy. Explore opportunities across the forest by selecting a recreation

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Dewey Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions From U.S. 23 turn East onto Route 3. After approximately 3 miles turn onto Route 3051, which merges into Route 302. Route 302 travels along the lake shore. Phone (606) 789-4521 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds DEWEY LAKE SHELTER Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Dewey Lake Photo Album Dewey Lake Website Wooded hills rise some 700 feet above the lake. A full range of facilities are available at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.

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Fishtrap Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions From Pikeville – 12 miles East on U.S. 460 then 2 miles East on State Route 1789. Phone (606) 437-7496 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds FISHTRAP LAKE SHELTERS Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Fishtrap Lake Website In rich coalfield country, steep mountains surround the project area.

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Fenwick Mines Day Use Area

George Washington & Jefferson National Forest, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds CALDWELL FIELDS GROUP CAMPGROUND MORRIS HILL CAMPGROUND Trout Pond Recreation Area SHERANDO LAKE GROUP CAMP CAVE MOUNTAIN LAKE GROUP CAMP HOPPER CREEK GROUP CAMP ELIZABETH FURNACE GROUP CAMP COLES POINT SHERANDO LAKE GROUP PICNIC SHELTER CAVE MOUNTAIN LAKE GROUP PICNIC SHELTER HURRICANE CAMPGROUND CAVE MOUNTAIN LAKE FAMILY CAMP OLD VIRGINIA GROUP HORSE CAMP BLUE SPRINGS GAP CABIN STONY FORK CABIN SUNRISE CABIN BOLAR MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA MCCLINTIC POINT RACCOON BRANCH CAMPGROUND STONY FORK CAMPGROUND SHERANDO LAKE RECREATION AREA FAMILY CAMPING FLATWOODS GROUP PICNIC AREA PHILLIP’S CREEK GROUP PICNIC AREA FOX CREEK HORSE CAMP CRAIG CREEK RECREATION AREA STEEL BRIDGE CAMPGROUND COMERS ROCK PICNIC SHELTER RAVEN CLIFF PICNIC SHELTER Hiking

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Grayson Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions Take Exit 172(Grayson Route 7) off of I-64. Travel Route 7 South 8 miles to Grayson Dam. Phone (606) 474-5815 Activities BOATING, CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds GRAYSON LAKE DAMSITE SHELTERS Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Grayson Lake Website Marina Grayson Lake Photo Album Scenic sandstone rock cliffs rim the lake’s 40 miles of shoreline. Hike the many trails and enjoy the wildlife viewing area at the Damsite Recreation Area.

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Green River Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions Located 90 miles southeast of Louisville via I-65 and KY 61, 210, and 55 south. Phone (270) 465-4463 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds HOLMES BEND PIKES RIDGE SMITH RIDGE Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Green River Lake Photo Album Facebook Emerald Isle Resort Holmes Bend Resort Green River Lake Website Green River Lake is the largest project in the Louisville District — counting both the land and water acreage (33,793 acres). The Green River is the longest river, at 370 miles, to flow completely within the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s borders. Green River

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Greenriver +2 Locks, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Phone (270) 826-7360 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Greenriver +2 Locks Photo Album Greenriver +2 Locks Website These locks and dams provide a usable channel for recreational and commercial traffic on the Green River. Public facilities are not available.

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Kentucky River, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Phone (502) 223-8338 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Kentucky River Website Provides a navigational channel for commercial and recreational traffic. The river meanders through the Kentucky bluegrass area and is a favorite boating stream during the summer and fall. Public facilities are not available.

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Lake Cumberland, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions The Lake Cumberland Visitor Center is located at the Resource Manager’s Office on Boat Dock Road approximately four miles south of Somerset on U.S. Highway 27 at red light 29. Phone (606) 679-6337 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds CUMBERLAND POINT CAMPGROUND FISHING CREEK CAMPGROUND KENDALL CAMPGROUND WAITSBORO CAMPGROUND FALL CREEK CAMPGROUND MILL SPRINGS MILL SHELTER Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Lake Cumberland Website Lake Cumberland Photo Album Grider Hill Marina & Resort Lee’s Ford Resort & Marina Lake Cumberland Map Jamestown Marina & Resort Facebook Beaver Creek Resort Omega Park

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Laurel River Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions From London, KY, 20 mi E on KY 192 to KY 1193. Phone (606) 864-6412 Activities FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds Laurel River Lake Picnic Area Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Laurel River Lake Website Facebook Laurel River Lake Photo Album Laurel River Lake is situated within the boundaries of the Daniel Boone National Forest. The Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail passes through the Laurel damsite.

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Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions DO NOT FOLLOW YOUR GPS! 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. 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. Phone (270) 758-2180 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PADDLING, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds MAMMOTH PICNIC SHELTERS MAMMOTH CAVE CAMPGROUND MAPLE SPRINGS Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More

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Martins Fork Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions 16 miles southeast of Harlan on KY 987. Phone (606) 573-7655 Activities BOATING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Martins Fork Lake Photo Album Facebook Martins Fork Lake Website This water resource project lies entirely in Harlan County, Kentucky. Many local residents take advantage of the recreational opportunities offered at the Smith Recreation Area, which is operated under a cost-share agreement by the county.

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Nolin River Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions Several exits from I-65 south offer access. From Brownsville, north 5 miles on KY 259, right on KY 728, follow signs. Phone (270) 286-4511 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds DOG CREEK (KY) MOUTARDIER WAX Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Moutardier Marina Ponderosa Wax Marina Nolin River Lake Photo Album Nolin River Lake Website Facebook Nolin River Lake has an average annual visitation of over two million and maintains one of the lowest drowning rates in the State. Known for its unique blue/green water, Nolin is one of the top five lakes in Kentucky for catfish, bass, crappie,

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Ohio River – Greenup Pool, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions Located off US 23 at Greenup, KY. Phone (606) 473-7441 Activities BOATING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Ohio River – Greenup Pool Website Provides a 9-ft-deep navigation pool 61.8 mi upstream to Gallipolis Locks and Dam, and is an integral link in the Ohio River navigation channel. A scenic highway crosses the facility

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Ohio River – Markland Pool, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions From Louisville, 50 miles east on I-71, 5 miles north on KY 227, 14 miles east on KY 42 to Markland. Phone (859) 567-7661 Activities BOATING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Ohio River – Markland Pool Website Ohio River – Markland Pool Photo Album An important navigation feature in the Ohio River System. Sightseers may watch the navigation locking process. This area is along the Lewis and Clark route.

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Ohio River – McAlpine Pool, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Phone (502) 774-3514 Activities HIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Ohio River – McAlpine Pool Website Ohio River – McAlpine Pool Photo Album Provides a navigational channel between Louisville and Cincinnati that is an integral part of Ohio River navigation.

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Paintsville Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions From Paintsville – West on U.S. 460 then take State Route 40 West. Take State Route 2275 to the dam. This is a total of 4 miles. Phone (606) 297-6312 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Paintsville Lake Photo Album Paintsville Lake Website Located in eastern Kentucky, the lake offers boating, fishing, camping, hiking and horseback riding opportunities in a rural setting.

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Rough River Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions From Louisville, KY: Option 1: Begin at ramp onto I-64 West toward New Albany/St. Louis, traveling 22.3 miles. Take the IN-135 exit- 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 3.4 miles. Turn left to continue on KY-79, traveling 1.9 miles. End at 14957 Falls of Rough Road, Falls of Rough, KY. Distance is approximately 78 miles with an approximate travel time of 1.5 hours. Option 2: Begin at ramp onto Gene Snyder Freeway KY-841W toward US-31W/US-60, traveling 5.8 miles. Take the US-31W/US-60/Fort Knox/Louisville exit-Exit Number 1-traveling .3 miles. Turn left on Dixie Highway US-31W S/ US-60W, traveling

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Taylorsville Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions From Taylorsville, 3 miles east on KY 44, then 2 miles west on KY 2239 to dam. Phone (502) 477-8882 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Taylorsville Lake Photo Album Taylorsville Lake Website Taylorsville Lake, KY is situated in central Kentucky within 1-hour’s drive of over one third of the entire population of the State. The project is operated for flood control, quality water storage, outdoor recreation, and fish and wildlife preservation and enhancement. Points of interest include a campground, a 20-mile trail system, a Watchable Wildlife Area,

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Yatesville Lake, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

Directions From U.S. 23 take Route 3 approximately 3 miles to Route 1185. Route 1185 ends at the Yatesville Lake Marina (approximately 3 miles). Phone (606) 686-2412 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kentucky Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kentucky Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kentucky Recreation Areas Yatesville Lake Website Located in Eastern Kentucky, the 2,242-acre lake offers boating, fishing and camping opportunities.

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