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Camping Grounds Paducah KY

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Duck Creek RV Park, Inc.
(800) 421-7116, (270) 415-0404
2540 John L. Puryear Drive
Paducah, KY
Number of Sites
95 Total Camp/RV Sites,86 20 Amp Service,95 30 Amp Service,86 50 Amp Service,95 Electric and Water,95 Full Hookups,70 Max RV Length,10 Rental Trailers,20 Seasonal,95 Sideouts,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,

Cypress Lakes Rv Park
(270) 395-4267
53 Scillion Dr
Calvert City, KY
 
Fern Lake Campground
(270) 444-7939
5535 Cairo Rd
Paducah, KY
 
Salvation Army Camp
(270) 433-5801
Cherry Tree Ridge
Burkesville, KY
 
Indian Point Rv Park
(270) 388-2730
1136 Indian Hills Trl
Eddyville, KY
 
Fern Lake Campground
(270) 444-7939
5535 Cairo Rd
Paducah, KY
 
Louisville South KOA
(800) 421-7116, (502) 543-2041
2433 Highway 44 East
Shepherdsville, KY
Number of Sites
200 Total Camp/RV Sites,30 30 Amp Service,126 50 Amp Service,200 Electric and Water,156 Full Hookups,90 Max RV Length,30 No Hookups,52 Pull-Thru Sites,30 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Renfro Valley Koa
(606) 256-2474
Po Box 54
Renfro Valley, KY
 
Louisville South Koa
(900) 562-1880
2433 Hwy 44 E
Shepherdsville, KY
 
Kentucky Dam Village State Park
(270) 362-4271
Highway 641
Gilbertsville, 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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