Kentucky Tourism

Nolin Lake Mammoth Cave, KY

  • Country Store
  • Courtesy Dock
  • Beach
  • Campground
  • Tent Camping
  • Campground Entrance
  • Kids Swimming


Nolin Lake State Park
2998 Brier Creek Road
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259
Park Manager: Christy Combs
BikingBoatingCampingFishingHikingPlaygroundsSwimmingWildlife Viewing

CALL: 270-286-4240 Nolin Lake is popular with boaters and fishermen, mountain bikers and bird lovers. Birders travel here to view waterfowl species and the Brier Creek Mountain Bike trail is a favorite among local KYMBA members and visitors alike. Campers will enjoy the Nolin Lake Campground, which opened in May of 2001.

Click here for Camping Reservations!

There are 72 lodging options (many with lakefront views): 32 camp sites with water and electricity, 40 primitive sites, a restroom/shower building, laundry facilities and dump station. A shaded playground is located by the sites. Three RV sites have been adapted for the disabled. Open April-October. Pets are allowed if restrained. Basic camping supplies can be purchased at the registration booth. You can now make reservations by calling 1-888-4KY-PARK.



Bass, walleye, catfish and crappie are the prize catches at Nolin Lake. There is a launching ramp on the park, so come on out!

Plan your fishing trip and improve your success with the KY Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources fishing forecast.
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Hours of Operation

Park Grounds
Open all year.

Open April 1 - October 31.