River, stream, or creek cabins near Lexington-Fayette

Known for sprawling horse farms and pastoral scenery, Lexington is a must-visit in Kentucky.

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HomeGrown HideAways

15 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents100 acres · Berea, KY
HomeGrown HideAways is a hundred-acre farm, lodging, and event facility in the Appalachian foothills near Berea, Ky. We're just 8 miles from the Berea College Pinnacles hiking trails, 8 miles to Owsley Fork Reservoir, 20 minutes to Anglin Falls, 12 miles to Berea, and 35 minutes to Richmond, Ky. For insurance purposes and the safety of our own livestock and pets, we do not allow guests to bring their pets onto the property. Prepare to UNPLUG as we do not have cell service or wifi (there IS a landline for guests to make phone calls located in the Community Farmhouse). Learn more about this land: HomeGrown HideAways is a privately-owned farm near the end of a curvy dead-end road. We have dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, and all the insects and wildlife you’d expect to find in the Appalachian foothills (please do not let your children chase the birds). We have a wide variety of lodging options scattered throughout our farm including treehouses, yurts, a bunkhouse, vintage campers, and campsites. (Please note, not all sites are available through Hipcamp at this time). All guests from tent to treehouse have access to our Community Farmhoues featuring a fully-stocked gourmet kitchen, restrooms, coin-op laundry, and upstairs multi-purpose room with a library and board games. There is also an outdoor kitchen area with additional cooking space including a grill, microwave, and sink (sink is closed in the winter so the pipes don’t freeze). Next to the Community Building is a massive pavilion with a dozen picnic tables, yard games, and firewood bundles to purchase. BRING CASH! Out on the grounds, we have a small playground, a couple disc golf baskets, communal bonfire area, seasonal bath house with 4 flush toilets and 2 showers. There is a steep and rugged 1.5 mile hiking loop and creeks to explore. CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT: Guests can check in any time after 4pm, but we do recommend arriving before dark. Depending on our cleaning schedule, we may be able to accommodate an earlier arrival time with advance notice. Rentals are unlocked so guests can just follow the instructions sent with the check-in email to find their location and let themselves in. Check-out is at 10am so that we have time to clean the rental before the next guest arrives, but you can stay to explore the farm until 11 (late departure fee of $35 after 11am). Self-contained guests (tents, campers, RVs) may arrive at 3 and leave at 11. If something comes up and you need to leave before your scheduled check-out date, please do us the courtesy of sending a message once you have cell service so that we know not to expect you. UNPLUG AND RECONNECT: HomeGrown HideAways does not have cell service or wifi, but there is a landline in the Community Farmhouse for guests to use. We hope that you will take the opportunity to re-connect with nature, yourself, your family, and other guests. In addition to the shared kitchen space, we also have a pavilion with cornhole set up for rainy days, and a massive bonfire area where we encourage guests to pitch in on firewood to share stories and s’mores. Please note that quiet hours are from 10pm – 7am and sound carries far in the holler. SHARED BATH HOUSE: In addition to year-round outhouses, there is a seasonal BATH HOUSE with 4 flush toilets and 2 solar-heated showers. The bath house is rustic with a concrete floor so we recommend shower shoes or flip flops. Towels and toiletries are not provided, but we do have extra for purchase if you forget yours. COMMUNITY FARMHOUSE (open from 6am - 10pm): The farm has a brand new (2021), centrally-located, solar-powered, fully-stocked, chef-inspired KITCHEN with 4 ovens, 5-burner gas cooktop, microwave, refrigerator with farm-fresh eggs (when available), coffee-maker, toaster, dishes, cutlery, baking sheets, basic cooking supplies (oil, salt, pepper, etc), plus HomeGrown farm goods, s’more kits, and other goodies. BRING CASH for the honor system. Please remember that this space is available for ALL visitors of the farm so guests are expected to clean up after themselves and not to loiter when others are waiting. To prevent over-crowding, we ask that a maximum of TWO people from your group occupy the space at a time and children MUST be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Meals may be eaten at the picnic tables on the porch, under the pavilion, or you can take food back to your site. FOOD SCRAPS MUST BE PUT INTO THE COMPOST BIN – NOT IN THE TRASH. Please do not discard food on the ground as it can make our animals sick and attract unwanted wildlife. THE FARM: We are a farm in the mountains so we have all the good (beautiful views, babbling brook, hiking trails) and the bad (insects, howling coyotes, poison ivy) that nature has to offer so come prepared. We recommend hiking boots, bug spray, and weather-appropriate clothing. Be prepared to encounter INSECTS (mosquitoes, ticks, chiggers), WILDLIFE (deer, turkey, snakes, toads, and dare we mention the bear track we spotted one spring?), WEATHER (hot, cold, rain, snow), TOXIC PLANTS (poison ivy, stinging nettle, wild mushrooms), just to name a few. There is a steep and rugged 1.5-mile hiking loop that takes most folks about an hour (if they can get past the first 10-minute uphill climb). We also have playground swings, disc golf, hula hoops, a croquet set, and a creek full of geodes to hunt. Please do not leave any sticks, rocks, games, or other items in the grass where the mower might run over them. If you would like to take a souvenir rock home, please note that we limit this to ONE PER GUEST. CAMPFIRES: Most sites have their own fire pit except for the primitive camping area. There is also a large communal fire pit near the Community Kitchen. Due to the spread of invasive insects, we ask that you DO NOT BRING FIREWOOD unless it is store-bought/kiln dried. We have bundles for sale here for $5/bundle (bring cash) or you can scavenge dead wood from the forest floor for free. DO NOT “scavenge” wood we have already cut, DO NOT cut down live trees, and DO NOT burn plastic, glass, trash, gas, or anything that isn’t wood or paper. There are plenty of fire-starting materials under the Pavilion next to the bundles. On your way to the farm, you will pass the local fire department. Please make note of the fire danger sign. If the fire danger is high, a campfire may not be advisable – please check for local burn bans. SMOKING: Smoking is not permitted within the vicinity of any building on the farm. Please do not discard cigarette butts in the firepits or on the ground. They must be completely extinguished and can be thrown in the trash. TRASH: In case you missed it before, we do not have trash pick-up on the farm and very much appreciate it if you can take your trash with you when you leave the farm. We do have recycling bins for clean plastic and aluminum cans. Paper and cardboard can be put in the box next to the firewood bundles under the pavilion for others to use for starting fires. We also have a compost bin available for all food scraps, paper napkins, and paper plates. Please do not discard food on the ground as it can make our animals sick and attract unwanted wildlife. MOTORIZED VEHICLES: We do not allow ATVs, 4-wheelers, golf carts, or any non-medical motorized transportation. Bicycles are welcome and encouraged. GENERATORS: We highly discourage the use of generators as they can be quite noisy and produce toxic fumes. Please talk to us in advance if you require one for a specific purpose. ACCIDENTS: If a child or member of your party has an accident involving bodily fluids, please take the time to clean up after them. First aid kits are supplied in most rentals and in the Community Kitchen. If bedding is involved, we have coin-operated laundry facilities in the Community building to begin the washing process. Please notify us of such events. COOLERS & CANDLES: Coolers should be left outside so that the condensation doesn't damage our floors. Candles are not allowed due to too many wax spills. NEARBY: We are just 8 miles from the Berea Pinnacles, 6 miles from Get Outside Ky (they rent canoes, kayaks, SUPs, and e-bikes), 3 miles to Tater Knob Pottery, 20 minutes to Anglin Falls, and a scenic hour from Red River Gorge. Berea is known for its arts and crafts, the historic Berea College, and outdoor recreation. In addition to hiking at the Pinnacles, there are several other trails throughout town and the newly opened Silver Creek Bike Park. NOMS: Our favorite places to eat in Berea are Native Bagel Company, Nightjar, Peg& Awl Public House, Bert's SpeakCheezy, Apollo Pizza, PapaLeno’s, and El Rio Grande. In Richmond, we like Masala Indian, Purdy’s Coffee Co., and Thai Smile. Note: Madison County is DRY, Berea is MOIST, and Richmond is WET so plan your alcohol accordingly. UPDATE: Madison County is now wet and we have our liquor license plus a small selection of LOCAL beer, wine, and canned cocktails. ACTIVITIES: We highly encourage guests to check out the Berea Tourism website for all kinds of classes, workshops, concerts, art demonstrations, guided hikes, and other events. Some of our favorite places are Rebel Rebel Studio & Lounge, the Berea Makerspace, Berea Arts Council, and the Berea College Forestry Outreach Center. Need more info? HomeGrown HideAways has a website, facebook page, and instagram so give us a look!
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Lago Linda Hideaway

48 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents454 acres · Beattyville, KY
Our Cabins, RV sites, and Campground are near Kentucky’s breathtaking Red River Gorge! Situated on a magnificent 410-acre expanse within the enchanting Daniel Boone National Forest, we offer a range of accommodations to suit your preferences. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Eastern Kentucky as you choose from our cozy cabins, comfortable bunk houses, RV sites with electricity and water, or the simplicity of tent camping. For those seeking a back-to-basics experience, we also provide primitive camping options. One of our most notable features is our fully stocked 5-acre lake, inviting you to indulge in fishing or swimming. Embrace the great outdoors in our expansive field, which features well-maintained primitive campsites with fire rings and picnic tables. Our well-appointed bathhouse ensures your comfort and even offers laundry facilities for your convenience. RV enthusiasts will find our sites equipped with 30-amp and 50-amp electric hookups, and we provide a convenient dump station within the Campground. If you’re in the mood for adventure, explore our hiking trails or take one of our kayaks out on the water. When hunger strikes, our on-site Café awaits, offering delicious meals to satisfy your cravings. At Lago Linda Hideaway, we strive to provide everything you need for an unforgettable camping experience.
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Terrapin Hill Farm

19 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents350 acres · Harrodsburg, KY
The land that is now Terrapin Hill Farm has been a gathering place over the ages, and we have continued the tradition with music festivals, yoga retreats, weddings, and other celebrations. We believe that getting out in Nature... by camping, hiking, gazing at a campfire or at starry skies... is not only beneficial but necessary to our mental health. That's why we want to share our little slice of heaven with others.
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Handyland

5 sites · Lodging250 acres · KY
Handyland is tucked away in the rolling hills and valleys of Northern Kentucky. We're conveniently located near the Ark Encounter, the Kentucky Speedway and of course the Bourbon Trail. If you're looking for a perfect getaway...bring your camper / rv or simply a tent and unwind with the surrounding beauty.
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Punkin Hollow Resort

6 sites · LodgingStanton, KY
Welcome to the enchanting world of Glamping at Punkin Hollow Resort! Our stunning property boasts five cozy private A-Frame cabins, each designed to provide a unique and immersive experience. Nestled on 340 acres of breathtaking landscape, Glamping offers a perfect blend of luxury and nature. Our shared clubhouse, equipped with two bathrooms and a well-appointed kitchen, serves as a communal space for our guests to unwind and connect. The beauty of Glamping extends beyond your cabin, as our property features winding trails, serene ponds, and babbling creeks, providing an idyllic backdrop for your escape. Situated at the entrance to the Daniel Boone Backcountry Byway, Glamping is seamlessly connected to thousands of remote acres, offering over a mile of private frontage. Despite our proximity to the Red River Gorge's vibrant activities, restaurants, and trails, you'll relish the sense of seclusion and tranquility that our retreat provides. Immerse yourself in the serenity of nature while enjoying all the modern amenities. Experience the best of both worlds, where comfort meets adventure, at Glamping @ Punkin Hollow Resort. Only a short 15-minute drive transports you from the peaceful oasis of our resort to the lively excitement of the Red River Gorge.
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YaKaLaKiN’s Launch from Claunch

12 sites · Lodging4 acres · Perryville, KY
Learn more about this land:Set up your tents along the fence row and enjoy the campfire as you see fit! Water hose available on side of house for use. Will provided porter potties and outdoor showers will be set up soon!!!
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Hot Tub, Fire Pit, WiFi & EV Charge

1 site · Lodging1 acre · Stanton, KY
It was all a dream… or was it? Biggie Cabin is your next luxury vacation getaway in Red River Gorge, KY. Go big or go home with 1 to 14 of your finest family and friends in this 4 bedroom, 2 full bath, luxury real log cabin close to hiking, shopping, restaurants, outdoor activities, and more! Spacious covered front and back porches, hot tub, high speed internet, ping-pong table, Galaga/PacMan arcade game, board games, playing cards, wood-burning fire pit, propane fire table, 85" smart TV, coffee bar & more. With over 2400 square feet, there is plenty of room for everyone. Spacious covered front and back porches, ping-pong table, Galaga/PacMan arcade game, board games, hot tub, wood fire pit, propane fire table, 85" movie room smart TV, 75" living room smart TV, 43" and 55" smart TV's in all bedrooms, Hi-speed WiFi fiber-based internet, coffee bar, 50-amp Level 2 EV Charger, and more will have everyone talking about this cabin for years to come. Tell all your family and friends and book this cabin today before they do! -- KEY RESIDENCE FEATURES – - Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, ping-pong table, Galaga/PacMan arcade game, board games, hot tub, wood fire pit with seating for 14 people, propane fire table, charcoal BBQ grill, 85" movie room smart TV, 75" living room smart TV, 43" and 55" smart TV's in all bedrooms, Hi-speed WiFi fiber-based internet, coffee bar, 50-amp Level 2 EV Charger, and more! - Bedroom 1: King Bed and 55'' Smart TV - Bedroom 2: King Bed and 43" Smart TV - Bedroom 3: Full Bed and 43" Smart TV - Bedroom 4: Queen Bed with a Queen over Queen Bunk Bed and 55" Smart TV w/ Blueray/DVD player - Loft Room: Double Sleeper Sofa with a massive 85'' Smart TV - Bathroom 1: Full bath with shower tub combo and dual sinks - Bathroom 2: Full Bath with soaking tub, separate stand-up shower and dual sinks - Fresh linens and towels. We also include essential starter packs to make your stay easier! Starter packs include: 2 rolls of toilet paper per bathroom, shampoo/conditioner and bar soaps in each bathroom, 1 roll of paper towels in the kitchen, 1 sponge in the kitchen, 3 dishwasher pods in the kitchen, 3 laundry pods in the utility room, trash bags in all trash receptacles. You will need to bring your own firewood for the fire pit and charcoal for the grill. Please purchase firewood locally! - Tranquil Red River Gorge location - close to rock climbing, horseback riding, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, zip lines, fishing, restaurants, sight-seeing, and much more. Natural Bridge State Park is located only a few minutes away off the Slade exit. - There is camera surveillance at Biggie cabin for safety reasons: Camera on deck, camera facing driveway, camera facing the left side of property opposite of driveway, camera in crawlspace covering sump pump to ensure proper functionality of the sump pump, and camera in owners closet to protect against guest intrusion. No cameras cover any common areas. -- OUR POLICIES – - We recommend reading our Guest Rental Agreement entirely prior to booking. - Check-in begins at 4 pm. Check-out is by 10 am. Please note that arriving early or departing late will result in additional charges. Please be respectful of check-out time to allow adequate time for the property to be cleaned for the next guest. - No smoking (outside only) - No events, parties or large gatherings - Must be at least 18 years old to book - Additional fees and taxes may apply - Photo ID is required to make a reservation and may be requested upon check-in or at any point during the stay -- THE CABIN -- You are going to love the convenience of this property (located just 5 minutes to grocery stores and restaurants in Stanton). This wooded escape features a creek at the rear of the property with a walkway above it (creek may be dry during certain seasons). Rest comfortably with the support of a highly-rated care team available for any concerns you might have during your stay. Step into the open living area which features gorgeous real wood walls, stone fireplace (for looks, not functional) and ample Red River Gorge decor. Sit back on the couch in the living room and watch your favorite movie or on one of many smart TV’s throughout the cabin. The 85" giant smart TV in the loft is perfect for movie nights! Prepare your favorite meal in the fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances and plenty of cabinet space. Open a bottle of wine and reconnect with loved ones at the custom-made log wood dining table. Sip your morning coffee outside while you listen to the birds chirping all around you. After a full day of outdoor fun, slip into the private hot tub for a peaceful soak under the stars. Roast marshmallows around the fire pit or fire up the charcoal grill for a family barbecue. We also provide a full 50-amp level 2 EV charger (pictured). When you can't keep your eyes open any longer, retreat to any of the 6 available comfy beds or sleeper sofa in the loft for a restful night full of peace and comfort. Each of the bathrooms offer dual sinks and plenty of room for getting yourself ready for your next adventure. -- THE AREA -- This property is not only a fantastic location close to popular tourist destinations, local restaurants, shopping and more, but the ultimate atmosphere for maximum comfort and relaxation. The Nada Tunnel entrance to the Red River Gorge is just 10 minutes away and offers ample hiking trails, bird-watching, kayaking, swimming, rock climbing, and fishing opportunities. On your way there, be sure to check out the Red River Gorge Scenic Byway! A picturesque drive will bring you to the Red River where you can cross a swinging bridge for a truly unique experience. During your trip, marvel at the beautiful scenery and wildlife that lines the road. Have some fun on the water when you visit Mill Creek Lake for kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddleboarding, and fishing. Bring the family to Hemlock Lodge for lunch in the picnic area. Visit Natural Bridge State Resort Park for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see a million-year-old sandstone arch accessible via a scenic hike or a relaxing ride on the sky lift. Soar like an eagle through the trees on an exciting zipline ride when you stop by Cliffview Resort. Receive rock climbing lessons and guided climbs when you visit Southeast Mountain Guides. Scale the via ferrata course for beginner or advanced levels of skill. The kids will love visiting the Petting Zoo and you can visit Thrillsville for a round of mini-golf or a chance to kayak through a 100-year-old limestone cave. There is also underground stand-up paddle-boarding offered in the cave. Take a horseback ride through the forest with views of ponds, waterfalls, and rocky outcroppings when you visit Whispering Valley Riding Trails nearby. Rent ATVs and/or side-by-sides to spend a day riding the trails and taking in nature. When your stomach starts to rumble, sit down to a delicious meal at one of the local restaurants such as Toads Barn & Grill, Miguel's Pizza, La Cabana, Red Point BBQ, Steakout 145, Red River Rockhouse, or Hop's beer garden. * NOTE: This cabin, while offering deluxe accommodations, is in a heavily wooded area. Occasionally, guests may experience weather conditions or power outages that are out of the host's control. The host will do all they can to assist, but are not responsible for issues beyond their control. We make every effort to keep the hot tub functioning perfectly, as it is the most requested amenity. However, mechanical problems may occur that cannot be resolved quickly in this remote area and no refunds are made if this occurs, per the terms of our rental agreement. Enjoy the many other amenities, beautiful surroundings, and area adventures during your stay. Pets Only Allowed at Pet-Friendly Cabins. Pets brought to Pet-friendly Cabins must be paid for in advance or at time of booking. No pets are permitted in or on the Rental Unit. A Minimum of $350 per pet will be charged to the Guest for pets brought to non-pet-friendly cabins or for pets that were not pre-approved. Please contact us as soon as possible if your plans change and you must cancel or reschedule your stay. A $100 cancellation fee applies to all cancellations and no refunds are allowed within (14) days or less of your booked check-in date. We will work with you to reschedule your dates if your check-in date is greater than (14) days away. No refunds are permitted due to sudden inclement winter weather, but come anyway and get snowed in with us! We will accommodate late checkouts if roads are hazardous on your departure day. Please be aware that no refunds are permitted for cancellations on holidays, which include but is not limited to: New Year’s Eve, New Year's Day, Valentine's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. For a possibility of a full refund, you will be given the option to purchase renters/trip insurance during the booking process, or you can contact us directly to add renters/trip insurance. Thank you for respecting our rules and we look forward to welcoming you and your family for the vacation of a lifetime! Guest access: Entire cabin is yours to use except for the owners closet. Please do not venture off the lawn because the surrounding properties are owned by others. The cabin is located on an approximate 1-acre tract of land.
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If you're looking for a camping experience near Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky, with a cabin and river, Hipcamp has over 590 options to choose from. The Viking Longhall (257 reviews), Patrick's Point River Camp (263 reviews), and Clayton Geneva Memorial Camp Ground (197 reviews) are some of the top-rated options to consider. Average prices per night are around $22, with options as low as $12 per night. These campsites offer popular amenities like trash and toilets, and activities like climbing, historic site visits, and hiking.

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