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Camping Grounds Frankfort KY

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Elkhorn Campground
(502) 695-9154
165 N Scruggs Ln
Frankfort, KY
 
Beaver Lake Boat Dock
(502) 839-4402
1050 S Lakeshore Dr
Lawrenceburg, KY
 
Cummins Ferry Campgroun & Marina
(859) 865-2003
2558 Cummins Ferry Rd.
Salvisa, KY
 
Renfro Valley Koa
(606) 256-2474
Po Box 54
Renfro Valley, KY
 
Pikes Ridge Campground
(270) 465-6488
544 Lake Rd
Campbellsville, KY
 
Kentucky River Campgrounds
(502) 227-2465
1489 Steele Branch Rd
Frankfort, KY
 
Guist Creek Marina Campground
(502) 647-5359
11990 Boat Dock Rd
Shelbyville, KY
 
Diamond Lake Resort
(800) 421-7116, (270) 229-4900
7301 Hobbs Road
Owensboro, KY
Number of Sites
270 Total Camp/RV Sites,270 20 Amp Service,270 30 Amp Service,175 50 Amp Service,270 Electric and Water,270 Electric Only,250 Full Hookups,40 Max RV Length,10 Pull-Thru Sites,1 Rental Trailers,270 Sideouts,25 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,

Jones Campground
(606) 474-6779
State Route 1947
Grayson, KY
 
Double J Stables & Campground
(630) 554-2758
542 Lincoln School Rd.
Mammoth Cave, KY
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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