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Camping Grounds Owensboro KY

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Windy Hollow Camp & Recreation
(270) 785-4150
5141 Windy Hollow Rd
Owensboro, KY
 
Diamond Lake Resort
(270) 229-4900
7301 Hobbs Rd
Owensboro, KY
 
Walnut Meadows Campgrounds Inc
(859) 986-9808
207 Ogg Ln
Berea, KY
 
Kentucky Horse Park
(859) 259-4257
4089 Iron Works Pike
Lexington, KY
 
Double J Stables & Campground
(630) 554-2758
542 Lincoln School Rd.
Mammoth Cave, 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,

Birmingham Point Rv Park
(270) 354-8482
5295 Barge Island Rd
Benton, KY
 
Land Of The Arches Campground
(606) 668-7074
Po Box 699
Campton, KY
 
Cedar Creek Resort & Rv Park
(606) 355-9293
8207 Old Hwy 150 (hwy. 1369)
Stanford, KY
 
Glendale Campground
(270) 369-7755
4566 Sportsman Lake Rd
Elizabethtown, 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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