RV Resorts Near Smithfield, Kentucky

RV Resorts Near Smithfield, Kentucky
Smithfield, Kentucky, is a small town outside Louisville in the rolling bluegrass country. The region is known for horse breeding and racing. Visitors to the area can take guided horseback trails rides and tours of racehorse stables. Road cyclists can take advantage of the numerous country roads and rural routes for touring. RV travelers to the Smithfield region can find several RV parks and resorts surrounding the town.

Louisville South KOA

The Louisville South KOA offers a full range of services and amenities for RV campers. RVs to 90 feet in length can be handled with the pull-through and back-in sites. Standard connections at sites include 30- or 50-amp electric, water and sewer, with options for cable TV and Wi-Fi. Pets are welcome if leashed, and there is an off-leash dog play area. Guests have access to showers, private toilets, coin-operated laundry facilities and picnic tables. The Churchill Downs and Kentucky Derby Museum are within a 30-minute drive. Mammoth Cave National Park is within a hour's drive, and visitors to the park can enjoy underground exploration and hiking through the cavern and cave trails system.

Louisville South KOA
2433 Highway 44 East
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
(502) 543-2041
koa.com/where/KY/17131/

Follow the River RV Resort

Follow the River RV Resort is just across the Indiana state line and offers sites for most RV sizes. All sites come with either 30- or 50-amp electric, water and sewer. Wi-Fi is available for guest use. Pets are allowed but must be leashed except in the pet play areas. Showers, bathrooms and a laundry are on the premises, as are a playground, recreation room, barbecue grills and sports courts. White-water kayakers can find rapids and eddys on the Little Kentucky River. Hikers can head to Mammoth Caves National Park.

Follow the River RV Resort
27 Markland Town Road
Florence IN 47020
(812) 427-3330
followtheriverrvresort.com

Grandma's RV Camping

Grandma's RV Camping bills itself as a family campground and RV park. RVs both large and small can be accommodated. Sites include 30- or 50-amp electric, sewer, water and cable TV hookups. Wi-Fi is available throughout the RV park. Pets are allowed if leashed. Guests can use the showers, bathrooms, picnicking facilities, guest room, laundry, recreation room, dump station and barbecue grills. The Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is within an hour's drive. Visitors to the forest can find nature trails and naturalist-led interpretive hikes.

Grandma's RV Camping
159 Dawson Dr.
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
(502) 543-7023
grandmasrvcamping.com

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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