Camping Grounds Winchester KY

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Fort Boonesborough State Park
(859) 527-3131
4375 Boonesboro Rd
Richmond, KY
Kentucky Horse Park
(859) 259-4257
4089 Iron Works Pike
Lexington, KY
Lago Linda Resort
(606) 464-2876
850 Blacks Ridge Rd.
Beattyville, KY
Rolling Hills Camping Resort
(800) 421-7116, (502) 477-1291
11 Hunter Road
Taylorsville, KY
Number of Sites
71 Total Camp/RV Sites,56 30 Amp Service,16 50 Amp Service,71 Electric and Water,71 Electric Only,8 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,14 Rental Trailers,14 Total Rental Units,
BBQ Pits,Dump Station,Firewood,Ice,WiFi HotSpots,Laundry,Meeting Rooms,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Showers,Cabin Rentals,
Basket Ball,Beach Volleyball,Bird Watching,Boat Launch,Boating,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Horse Shoes,Marina,Mini Golf,Motorized Boat Rentals,Nature Trails,Picnic Area,Planned Activities,Playground,Swimming Pool,Theme Weekends,

Camp Nelson Rv Park
(859) 548-2113
27 Chase Ln.
Lancaster, KY
Clay's Ferry Campground
(859) 626-1330
8950 Richmond Rd
Richmond, KY
Glendale Campground
(270) 369-7755
4566 Sportsman Lake Rd
Elizabethtown, KY
Jellystone Park Camp-Resort Mammoth Cave
(800) 421-7116, (270) 773-3840
1002 Mammoth Cave Road
Cave City, KY
Number of Sites
200 Total Camp/RV Sites,60 30 Amp Service,50 50 Amp Service,200 Electric and Water,100 Full Hookups,3 Group Sites,70 Max RV Length,40 No Hookups,50 Pull-Thru Sites,48 Total Rental Units,15 Seasonal,60 Sideouts,30 Tent Sites,
Dump Station,Firewood,Fenced Pet Area,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Religious Services,Showers,Snack Bar,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Game room,Basket Ball,Beach Volleyball,Fishing,Golf Carts,Hay Rides,Mini Golf,Picnic Area,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Theme Weekends,Water Slides,

Kentucky Dam Village State Park
(270) 362-4271
Highway 641
Gilbertsville, KY
Holly Green Recreational Park
(270) 753-5652
102 Park Dr
Murray, 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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