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Old 02-02-2017, 11:41 AM   #1
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Campgrounds in Kentucky?

We were trying to plan a week long trip in April to Kentucky but know almost nothing about the campground scene or what the most interesting places would be with only a week to spend. We will be traveling in a 36ft MH. By the way I have seen sights in Daniel Boone park. Any ideas or experiences you would like to share? Thanks for any input!
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We were trying to plan a week long trip in April to Kentucky but know almost nothing about the campground scene or what the most interesting places would be with only a week to spend. We will be traveling in a 36ft MH. By the way I have seen sights in Daniel Boone park. Any ideas or experiences you would like to share? Thanks for any input!

You don't say what part of KY. If you are going to be around Paducah, DO NOT stay in Stagecoach Station Campground. If you do make sure you are towing a pick up truck and the bed is full of lumber so you can get level.
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I'd like to know also......I was born and raised there, but don't have the first clue on RV parks.
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You don't say what part of KY. If you are going to be around Paducah, DO NOT stay in Stagecoach Station Campground. If you do make sure you are towing a pick up truck and the bed is full of lumber so you can get level.
OTOH, Duck Creek RV in Paducah is a nice place to stay. FHU + cable but if you want to use your satellite ask or reserve a spot in the section behind the office.
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I have stayed in two campgrounds in KY and would recommend both..

If you're looking to stay near Lexington - KY Horse Park Campground is a must.. Very nice and clean.. good sites (some more level than others)..

If you'd like to stay near Bardstown - White Acres Campground

I was hosting three other campers, along with myself, and both places are good in my book.

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I have stayed in two campgrounds in KY and would recommend both..

If you're looking to stay near Lexington - KY Horse Park Campground is a must.. Very nice and clean.. good sites (some more level than others)..

If you'd like to stay near Bardstown - White Acres Campground

I was hosting three other campers, along with myself, and both places are good in my book.

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We had an enjoyable stay at the KY Horse Park too. Watch out for the water pressure though. Could get as high as 100psi.
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We use the KY Horse Park campground dump station when we return from a trip, and saw some construction last summer so I just Googled and found this. As they said, check the horse park calendar for major events before planning a visit,

"Expand Campground $6,425,000
The campground expansion project proposes to add up to 100 new campsites, two bathhouses, store, and associated infrastructure to the existing campground. The high level of demand for the campground from individual campers and from the group market gives rise to 100% occupancy during most of the summer weekends.

Renovate Campground Sites & Bathhouses $1,077,000
The campground renovation project proposes to refurbish the showers, flooring,
lighting, HVAC, and fixtures of the two existing bathhouses. In addition, the 260
campground sites will be refurbished with new picnic tables and pads, fire rings, and
garbage cans. The natural aging and demands of constant use necessitates this
investment in the renovation of the bathhouses and campsites facilities."

https://www.kyhorsepark.com

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We had an enjoyable stay at the KY Horse Park too. Watch out for the water pressure though. Could get as high as 100psi.
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KY has 31 state resort parks with campgrounds. Our favorites are Carter Caves and the KY horse park. There are three within 20 miles of Murray, KY. All are on the lakes. Then there is Land Between the Lakes (LBL) with four major campgrounds (hookups) and six smaller ones if you primitive camping.
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X2 on Carter Caves.

Also enjoyed our time at Levi Jackson SP. Mammoth Caves is terrific if you've never been - no electric hook ups at the national park last time we were there so may want to check out a nearby private or State Park.
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Stayed at singing hills campground in cave city. Privately owned, quiet, great experience
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We also stayed at the Renfro Valley KOA. The owners we nice, their entrance/exit road is not one that I would want to drive on again.
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Campgroundsin KY

Thanks for the great response!
Does anyone have experience with campgrounds at Daniel Boone National Park and/or is that a great area to spend a week? Love to hear opinions on that area. Thanks for your time and interest.
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Bailey's Point (COE) on Barren River Lake

https://www.recreation.gov/camping/b...O&parkId=73073

Hurricane Creek (COE) Land Between the Lakes - Lake Barkley

Camping at HURRICANE CREEK, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

Camping at FORT BOONESBOROUGH STATE PARK, KY

Blue Heron in Daniel Boone National Forest

https://www.recreation.gov/camping/b...O&parkId=70987

Ashland/Huntington KOA

Argillite, Kentucky Campground | Ashland / Huntington West KOA

We've stayed at all of these, if you would like details will be happy to share our experiences (I've been meaning to do reviews but just haven't taken the time)

Hope you have a pleasant visit.

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You could easily spend a week in the Mammoth Cave area. Plenty of CG's in Cave City.

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