Kentucky Tourism

Carter Caves Reservations

A limited number of accessible accommodations are available at the park.

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Lewis Caveland Lodge

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Pet Friendly!

This beautiful fieldstone lodge offers 28 rooms with full amenities.

Each room features a private balcony or patio overlooking the surrounding woodlands. Rooms available by late afternoon. Check out by 11:00am, local time. Kentucky State Parks are now pet friendly. No more than two pets are allowed per room/cottage. Click here to review our lodging guidelines.


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Enjoy the seclusion of a beautiful two-bedroom cottage. Twelve are available (10 have 4 queen beds and 1 has 4 double beds). Cottages offer guests modern conveniences such as automatic dishwashers and microwave ovens along with covered decks that offer scenic views of the park’s wooded hills. Ten of the cottages have two bathrooms. Nine have wood-burning fireplaces. Tableware, cooking utensils and linens are provided with fresh linens available daily. Cottages available by late afternoon. No more than two pets are allowed per room/cottage. Check out by 10:00 am, local time. Click here to review our lodging guidelines.


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Enjoy the great outdoors! The campground features 89 campsites including 30 tent sites with utilities, a dump station, and two central service buildings with rest rooms and showers. The tent sites do not have water or electric. Camping is open YEAR ROUND now. Water is turned off at the main campground sites.  One bath house is operational.  Campground Store is closed for the winter.

Horse Camping

Carter Caves offers 8 pull-through campsites specifically designed for horse owners. These sites feature electric, water and sewer hook-ups. Each site has its own corresponding hitching posts for up to four horses, picnic table, lantern hanger & fire ring/grill combo. Horse campers have access to all campground amenities, which include bathhouses, laundry area and playgrounds. Riders can enjoy 12 miles of multi use trails, accessible from the horse camp. Open all year. To reserve an equine campsite call the park at 606-286-4411.