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Camping Grounds Winchester KY

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Fort Boonesborough State Park
(859) 527-3131
4375 Boonesboro Rd
Richmond, KY
 
Clay's Ferry Campground
(859) 626-1330
8950 Richmond Rd
Richmond, KY
 
Lakewood Resort Inc
(270) 354-9122
368 Jonathan Point Rd
Benton, KY
 
Cummins Ferry Campgroun & Marina
(859) 865-2003
2558 Cummins Ferry Rd.
Salvisa, KY
 
Turnabout Camp & Boat Club
(859) 384-3060
4885 Beaver Rd
Union, KY
 
Kentucky Horse Park
(859) 259-4257
4089 Iron Works Pike
Lexington, KY
 
Cumberland Falls State Park
(606) 528-4121
7351 Highway 90
Corbin, KY
 
Oak Creek Campground
(859) 485-9131
Highway 16 & Oak Creek Rd
Walton, KY
 
River Ridge Park
(859) 586-7282
8637 Lower River Rd
Burlington, KY
 
Renfro Valley Koa
(606) 256-2474
Po Box 54
Renfro Valley, 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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