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ALERT: Campgrounds will re-open June 11, 2020, and guests can make reservations starting May 19.  Visit https://parks.ky.gov/covid-19-information for more updates.

 

There are 30 campgrounds in the Kentucky State Park system, spread out across the state so you’re not too far from being able to enjoy the outdoors. Four parks – Dale Hollow Lake, Pennyrile Forest, Taylorsville Lake and Carter Caves – also offer equestrian-friendly sites. 
 

Each public campsite facility offers amenities such as restrooms, trail access, RV electric and water hookups, a fire ring, table and more — all in a beautiful setting with affordable rates. 

 

Year-round campgrounds are: Carter Caves State Resort ParkColumbus Belmont State ParkFort Boonesborough State ParkGeneral Butler State Resort ParkGreenbo Lake State Resort ParkPaintsville Lake State Park, and Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park (equestrian sites only). Due to weather, Kentucky State Parks cannot guarantee the availability of water or other resources at our campgrounds during inclement weather months when freezing temperatures are possible. Please contact the park directly for available resources if traveling during months that are conducive to freezing temperatures. Water restrictions may apply.

 

Reserve your Kentucky State Park campsite today and enjoy the adventure of living outdoors for a few days!

 

 

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ALERT: Many state parks and campgrounds will be re-opening in June. For details, please visit our COVID-19 page at click here.ALERT: Portions of Barren River Lake State Park are…
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Big Bone Lick’s museum exhibits are fresh and new! The park, in cooperation with the Friends of Big Bone and the Cincinnati Museum Center, worked together to create and produce…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
The lodge offers 32 rooms with full amenities, including two suites, one of which can be used as a hospitality center for meetings and family reunions. Open year-round. Rooms are…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Breaks Interstate Park's accommodations range from woodland cottages to campsites, from lakefront log cabins to lodge rooms with breath-taking views. Here, learning once again…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Carr Creek Lake was once home to some of the area's earliest pioneer settlements as early as the 1770s.Carr Fork, a tributary of the North Fork of the Kentucky River, is located…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Lodging & CampingThis beautiful fieldstone lodge offers 28 rooms with full amenities. Each room features a private balcony or patio overlooking the surrounding woodlands. Rooms…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Columbus-Belmont is part of the Kentucky Great River Road, where you'll find exciting events and happenings in the four KY counties bordering the Mississippi River. Open all…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
The solid hemlock beams and knotty pine paneling complement the massive stone fireplaces in historic DuPont Lodge, one of the most beautiful state park lodges. Fifty-one rooms…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
The Mary Ray Oaken Lodge, built of limestone and massive timbers, sits high atop a bluff overlooking the 28,000-acre lake and surrounding woodlands. The 60 guest rooms feature…
Kentucky's Southern Shorelines
Kentucky's Southern Shorelines
When Daniel Boone and his men reached the Kentucky River on April 1, 1775, they quickly moved to establish Kentucky’s second settlement – the site still known as Fort…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region