Best Tent Camping: Kentucky Guide Book

by Johnny Molloy (Menasha Ridge Press)
Best Tent Camping Kentucky  by Johnny Molloy

173pp/maps
ISBN: 9781634040044

Best Tent Camping: Kentucky by author Johnny Molloy leads you to the best tent camping destinations within the Bluegrass State, describing not only of the campgrounds themselves, but also the fun outdoorsy activities nearby. The book uses a rating system, which includes campground privacy, security, beauty, quiet, and cleanliness, and gives inside tips on how to be enjoy each particular destination from your chosen campground. It also details prices, opening and closing dates, websites, and other information that will help you utilize your precious time to the fullest, enjoying your Kentucky tent camping experience.

© 2015 Johnny Molloy/Menasha Ridge Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky" Guide Book
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... Preview: Camp on the Big South Fork near Kentucky’s highest waterfall. Located near a boat landing on the Big South Fork, the campground is strung along a dead-end gravel road on the edge of the river gorge. W ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Whitley City, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: As you might imagine by the name, Bailey’s Point is on a peninsula; it’s also the site of a pre–Civil War homestead. Much of the peninsula, which juts into lower Barren River Lake, is high ground with ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Scottsville, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Simply put, Beaver Creek is one of those small, out-of-the-way campgrounds to which tent campers gravitate. It is located at the point where the Skaggs Creek and Beaver Creek arms of Barren River Lake ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Glasgow, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Vacationers have been coming to Bee Rock for a couple of hundred years to get away from it all. In the early 1800s, Sublimity Spring Resort Hotel stood where the campground now lies. Columbus Graham, ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
London, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: The north end of the Land Between the Lakes, or LBL, is really more than land between Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley—in fact, “Land Darn Near Encircled by Lakes” might be a more appropriate descriptio ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Lake City, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Blue Heron Campground is a well-kept campground in the middle of the rugged Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area (BSFNRRA). Here you can enjoy the bluffs, forests, and waterways of this K ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Strunk, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Both Kentucky and Virginia lay claim to this beautiful park. Over the last half century, the Breaks’ natural beauty has been made accessible with the improvement of tortuous mountain roads that now le ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Breaks, VA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: There is no easy way to reach Buckhorn Lake, but once you get here you will be rewarded. Here, the Middle Fork Kentucky River is dammed, forming a narrow, twisting, spindly snake of a lake. Visitors t ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Buckhorn, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: If you like a wide variety of activities concentrated into one area, Carter Caves is the place for you. The fact that it is honeycombed with numerous caverns is given away in its name. Visitors can to ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Olive Hill, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: This pretty, well-maintained destination has a friendly atmosphere. Located on a hill above the Cave Creek arm of Rough River Lake, the campground offers a variety of campsites in different situations ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Falls of Rough, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Clear Creek lies next to the best mountain biking and hiking in the northern part of the Daniel Boone National Forest. The campground is laid out in a flat along Clear Creek. Enter the campground, ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Salt Lick, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Kentucky’s best camping in the “Far West” is perched on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River. You won’t believe the trees at this park. There are some huge ones—cottonwoods, sugar maples, and ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Columbus, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Cravens Bay Campground is overshadowed by more-popular campgrounds at Land Between the Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area, said to be Kentucky’s most-visited tourist attraction. It so happens that C ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Eddyville, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: The scenery around here is stunning, whether you’re looking at the park’s namesake falls; hiking along the Cumberland River, where rich woods and massive boulders lie below sheer cliff lines; seeing a ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Corbin, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Dale Hollow is one of Kentucky’s larger state parks, at 3,400 acres. And the fact that it is on a peninsula and nearly surrounded by water makes it seem more in the back of beyond. This water, Dale Ho ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Burkesville, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Dog Creek offers high-quality tent camping on Nolin Lake. While we can only speculate how Dog Creek got its name—maybe a dog was lost or found or born here, way back when—we do know that Nolin Lake re ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Cub Run, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: The rainy-day camping shelters here are just one reason to stay at Energy Lake. Energy Lake is an ideal example of enhancing natural resources to create a better recreation area. Start with a rolling ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Golden Pond, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Fishing Creek is a first-rate campground set on the shores of Lake Cumberland, a huge reservoir with many arms and fingers. The campground is near the town of Somerset, on the Fishing Creek arm of the ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Somerset, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Pitch your tent where Daniel Boone did back in 1775. Specifically, he spied out Sycamore Flats, the primitive camping area at what is now the state park, for his fort out of which a town would grow. B ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Winchester, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: At the point where the state park is currently located, there was a high point around which the Cumberland River made a sharp bend. When the river was dammed downstream and Lake Cumberland formed, an ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Kentucky"
Burnside, KY - Campgrounds - Trail Length: