RV Parks Near Hazard, Kentucky

RV Parks Near Hazard, Kentucky
The town of Hazard, in eastern Kentucky is an ideal location from which to explore the George Washington National Forest or Carr Creek State Park. You can take a stroll by the river at Neace Gorman Park or climb through the lush landscapes of the Daniel Boone National Forest. There are several RV parks in the area.

William Begley Memorial RV Park

The Willie Begley Memorial RV Park is 20 miles southwest of Hazard. There are pull-through sites available, and all sites include electrical and water hook-up. A dump station is also available. The campground is basic but does provide restrooms and showers and welcomes pets. This park is on Buckhorn Lake, a half mile from Breckinridge Memorial Park and six miles from Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park. Note that this is a seasonal campground, open generally from April through October, depending on the weather. Reservations are recommended.

Willie Begley Memorial RV Park
26369 Highway 421
Hyden, KY 41749
(606) 672-4875
No website

Trace Branch Recreation Area

The Trace Branch Recreation Area is 15 miles west of Hazard. Sites include space for all recreation vehicles, including big rigs which require pull-through spaces. Some sites have 50-amp electric and water hook-up, but most are primitive. Amenities include a lakeside location which provides opportunities for swimming, jet-skiing and boating; a recreation area with horseshoe pits and basketball courts; a picnic area with tables and grills; fire rings and firewood; and bathrooms with flush toilets and showers. There are hiking trails in the nearby Red River Gorge Geological Area and the Lilley Cornett Woods. Note that reservations are not optional and must be made four days in advance.

Trace Branch Recreation Area
804 Buckhorn Dam Road
Buckhorn KY 41721
(606) 672-3670
No website

Harlan County Campground and RV Park

The Harlan County Campground and RV Park is thirty miles south of Hazard, and has pull-through sites for large RVs. Some sites have 30- and 50-amp electrical connections and all have water hook-ups. Other camping services include bathrooms and showers, a dump station, Wi-Fi and satellite television, and a small store. This is a pet-friendly park that is close to the Black Mountain Recreational Park and Kentenia State Forest.

Harlan County Campground and RV Park
8331 Highway 119
Putney, KY 40865
(606) 573-9009

Article Written By Mike Biscoe

Mike Biscoe has been writing since 2009. Focusing on travel, sports and entertainment topics, he has credits in various online publications including LIVESTRONG.COM and Trails. He often writes articles covering uncommon travel destinations from firsthand experience. Biscoe holds a Certificate of Completion in acting from the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts.

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