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Beardsnest

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· Park City, Barren, Kentucky
30 acres hosted by Kevin W.
2 RV/tent sites · 1 tent site
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Near Mammoth Cave National Park
Within a 30-minute drive from the New Entrance.
This new-in-formation ecological art project is currently recruiting visitors to backcountry camp in beautiful fields, on woodland rim sites, or at delicate campsites located along a system of woodland trails. As of 2024, camping here provides a glimpse into a 3 year-old successional prairie, which at this phase is characterized by spacious views of a gently rolling young prairie seeded with a growing variety of native flowers. Most likely a good fit for those who are self-sufficient and like to avoid busy camping areas, but still want to get out to the park quickly (~7 miles to the Visitors Center) or travel into Cave City (3 mi) for coffee/etc. Expand from the campsite into a sketch-work of trails amidst a young prairie, as if you were camping near the headquarters of a satellite nature reserve. Water tap by main house for cleaning dishes, etc. Camping funds allow us to plant trees (~400 seedlings so far and 75 planned for 2024), establish prairie grasses and flowers, restore wetlands, create trails, and remove invasive species. Thanks to our visitors for supporting this type of project. p.s. Bundles of dried and split firewood are available onsite, usually a mix of red cedar and oak with a suggested donation of $6/bundle.
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35 ratings · 27 reviews
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Amy P.recommends
April 18, 2024
Backcountry Rim
Wish the weather was better- we’d have loved to hang out around the campfire enjoying the view. Kevin was helpful and friendly - even when we got stuck in the mud! Would definitely stay again.
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Allie G.recommends
April 14, 2024
Backcountry Rim
Great tent camping site near the park! Kevin was a very friendly and helpful host
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Lee C.
April 13, 2024
Hickory Field
Hickory field; Kevin had everything (freshly) mowed and all the little trails through the property - was nice walking them w/my dog. Location is exactly as described -extremely convenient, especially for the caves in the area and hiking/bicycling. Thank you so much, Kevin!
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James F.recommends
April 12, 2024
Hickory Field
Kevin was very helpful during some rough weather. Chatted with him and met his dogs. Very close to Mammoth Cave National Park.
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Kenzie F.recommends
April 7, 2024
Backcountry Rim
Had a great time camping on Kevin's land. There's two campsites, but they're far enough apart you don't really notice the other campsite. He was very helpful with supplies to get a fire started.
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Loranda M.recommends
April 6, 2024
Backcountry Rim
Great spot
Amazing quiet place - so near the entrance to mammoth caves - Kevin is an awesome host - very responsive - he has the land looking great!!!
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Park City, Barren, Kentucky, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of ᏣᎳᎫᏪᏘᏱ Tsalaguwetiyi (Cherokee, East), S’atsoyaha (Yuchi), Shawandasse Tula (Shawanwaki/Shawnee), and Adena Culture First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Kevin W.Joined in June 2022
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within 4 hours
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