Camping Resorts in Kentucky

Camping Resorts in Kentucky
Kentucky is home to rolling hills, Bluegrass music, the Kentucky Derby and numerous small lakes and rivers. Fishing, horseback riding, road and mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking and hiking opportunities fill the state. Whitewater rafting along the Cumberland and Russell Fork gives water enthusiasts chances to ply their sport. If you are traveling to the Bluegrass State and seeking a camping resort, there are several options.

Rolling Hills Camping Resort

Rolling Hills Camping Resort is in the northern part of the state and offers RV camping as well as tent sites. RV sites accommodate rigs of most sizes with pull-through and back-in parking. RV sites have 30- or 50-amp electric, water, sewer and cable TV connections. Pets are allowed. The resort is open year round. Enjoy a small lake for private fishing, hiking trails, guest room, playground, swimming pool and a laundry facility.

Rolling Hills Camping Resort
11 Hunter Rd.
Taylorsville, KY 40071
502-477-1291
campingfriend.com

Kentucky Lake Big Bear Resort

Kentucky Lake Big Bear Resort offers cabins, RV camping, tent camping, fishing, hiking and boat rentals. RV sites have full hookups (water, sewer, 30- or 50-amp electric, cable TV and Wi-Fi). There is a private beach and swimming pool, boat launch, boat rentals, fish cleaning station, laundry room, picnic facilities and a guestroom. Pets are allowed if leashed. A fish guiding service is available through the campground and resort office.

Kentucky Lake Big Bear Resort
30 Big Bear Resort Rd.
Benton, KY 42025
800-922-2327
bigbearkentuckylake.com

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Resort - Mammoth Caves

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Resort at Mammoth Caves is a family-style resort campground. There are several playgrounds and a swimming pool for kids, arcade room, evening movies and cartoons and a pet walk area. RV sites have 30- or 50-amp electric, water, sewer, cable TV and Wi-Fi connections. Picnic tables and fire rings with grills are available. Hike and explore at Mammoth Cave National Park within a 20-minute drive from the campground.

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Resort - Mammoth Caves
1002 Mammoth Cave Rd.
Cave City, KY 42127
270-773-3840
jellystonemammothcave.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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