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Camping

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 Park, Nolin Lake State 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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Top Five Things to Do Barren River Lake State Resort lodge rooms are closed for construction projects. There will be a limited number of lodge rooms available on Thursday,…
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Top Five Things to Do 1. Visit the Bison herd.2. Tour the museum and diorama pit. 3. Discover salt springs along one of 5 trails. 4. Camp overnight.5. Grab a Paleontology…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Top Five Things to Do1. Enjoy all you can eat menus to go or in the restaurant. 2. Enjoy mini golf as a family.3. Bring your canoe to the Licking River. 4. Hike historic trails of…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Top Five Things to Do1. Rent a lakefront cabin.2. Mountain bike the 12 mile stack loop trail.3. Birders bring binoculars for the Virginia Wildlife Trail. 4. Rent a pedal boat,…
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
Top Five Things to Do1. Tour the Cascade Cave.2. Hike Three Bridges Trail.3. Experience the Bat Cave “Wild”.4. Hike the Box Canyon Trail.5. Explore Laurel and Horn Hollow cave…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
1. Rest and Relax at the beautiful campground overlooking the Mississippi River2. Visit the park Snack Bar for the Best soft serve ice cream and Fantastic Quickie Dogs.3. Hike…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Top Five Things to Do1. View the epic Cumberland Falls.2. Tour the Pinnacle Knob 1937 Fire Tower.3. Hike Eagle Falls Trail.4. Experience the Rainbow Mist Ride.5. Gem Mine for…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Top Five Things to Do1. Play 18 holes of golf on our Nationally Ranked Golf Course.2. Hike to Eagle Point Overlook.3. Dine in the Island View Restaurant and bar.4. Launch from the…
Kentucky's Southern Shorelines
Kentucky's Southern Shorelines
Top Five Things To Do Stroll the original fort site of Daniel Boone and settlers.Shop for handmade pioneer items in the gift shop. Enjoy our wildly popular RV and tent…
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region