Camping

Whether it’s staking out a site along the shores of a forest-lined lake, pitching a tent off a rugged trail, enjoying the spacious campgrounds of a gorgeous state park or pulling up in one of the numerous easily accessible RV parks, The Kentucky Wildlands offers you endless opportunities for a thrilling and memorable camping experience unlike you’ll find anywhere else.

Many campgrounds feature scenic surroundings and lakeside camping in The Kentucky Wildlands, such as the nearly 400 campsites and designated RV campsites (with utility hookups) at Cave Run Lake with its more than 8,000 acres of boating, fishing, camping, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing, all within the majestic Daniel Boone National Forest. Hike out along hundreds of scenic and secluded trailways and find your perfect camping spot off the beaten path or look for set primitive camping sites with water availability, such as those along the Little Shepherd Trail. Relax and enjoy the wide range of amenities and activities of camping in a state park, such as the 129 campsites with nearby grocery, hiking, fishing, swimming and mini golf at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park. And take advantage of the many spacious and authentically unique RV parks throughout The Kentucky Wildlands, such as the Renfro Valley RV park in Renfro Valley, known as Kentucky’s Country Music Capital, where two live music performance theaters have been running since 1939.

Create some unforgettable memories among family and friends at these and many other camping options found in The Kentucky Wildlands.

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