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KY Campgrounds

Kentucky offers a variety of places to camp. Whether you like to camp in a tent, set up a camping trailer or camp in the comfort of a motorhome or RV, Kentucky has a multitude of camping opportunities for everyone. There are places to camp near most Kentucky cities like Louisville, Owensboro, Huntington, Lexington, Bowling Green, Murray, Monticello, Somerset, Campbellsville, Fort Knox and many others. Area attractions, Kentucky State Parks and national parks combine to expand your options for camping in places like Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site, Boone Station Historic State Park, Mammoth Cave National Park, Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Barren River Lake State Resort Park, Lake Malone State Park, James Audubon State Park, Kincaid Lake State Park, Pennyrile Forest State Park, Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, Old Fort Harrod State Park and others offer additional camping venues.

Enhance your fishing trip by camping nearby your favorite fishing lakes and rivers. Use the Kentucky map to identify potential fishing waters and nearby camping opportunities.

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For additional information on planning your trip visit the National Forest Service outdoor and camping tips.

There is camping nearby lakes in Kentucky as well including Rough River Lake, Taylorsville Lake, Cave Run Lake, Yatesville Lake, Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley, Dale Hollow Lake, Laurel River Lake, Barren River Lake and Lake Cumberland. Visit the All Awesome Camping website for additional information on camping in Kentucky. The site includes a section for locating campgrounds in Kentucky, RV and motorhome dealers, tents, camping gear, accessories and more much for all your KY camping needs.

Camping and fishing

There are great places to go camping throughout the Bluegrass State. Look here for tips on campgrounds and campsites preferred by KY anglers. Experience the outdoors in Kentucky.

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