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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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Camper Appreciation Weekend  - April 24-26, 2020

Buy Friday night, get Saturday night FREE!
Enjoy various activities at our campgrounds to show our appreciation as we kick off the 2020 camping season!
Book online or by calling 888-KYPARKS.

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General Burnside Island State Park features an 18-hole golf course and a 102-site campground on an island. The park was named for the sideburn-whiskered Civil War general Ambrose…
Kentucky's Southern Shorelines
Kentucky's Southern Shorelines
The hilltop Butler Lodge is an attraction within itself. Listen to the piano and admire the Ohio River valley view. Each of the 53 rooms features a private balcony or patio…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Sheer sandstone canyons and gentle slopes are a featured quality of the 1,512 acres of Grayson Lake State Park. The park's site was a favorite camping area for former occupants:…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
The Army Corps of Engineers started construction of a dam in 1964 and Green River Lake State Park opened in 1969. With 1,331 acres of land along with the 8,200-acre lake. The park…
Kentucky's Southern Shorelines
Kentucky's Southern Shorelines
The Jesse Stuart Lodge has three meeting rooms that can be combined to accommodate large groups for general session meetings or separated for smaller meetings for 10-225 people.…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Experience the secluded beauty of the 49-room May Lodge, which overlooks Dewey Lake, surrounded by towering pines and peaceful mountains. Rooms are available by late afternoon.…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Kenlake State Resort Park is a beautiful lakefront resort located on Kentucky Lake. Nature abounds in our park. Visitors may see deer, turkey and many small game animals as you…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
The nautical theme of the Village Inn Lodge lobby is reflected in a spacious, bow shaped design, polished metalwork and rich aquatic tones. Each of the 72 rooms at the Village Inn…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Have an adventure! Explore the lake in a pedal or motor boat rental from the marina. Surrounded by open woodland, the campground offers quiet seclusion with all of the modern…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Looking for state park lodging near Land Between the Lakes? If you want to spend a night or a weekend at Lake Barkley, cabins and campgrounds aren’t your only choices. World-class…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands