Description

At Carter Caves State Resort Park, you’ll find a whole smorgasbord of amenities. If you stay at the fieldstone lodge, you’ll get a private balcony or patio looking out into the forest; if you cozy up in one of the cottages, you’ll get a wood-burning fireplace, a dishwasher and microwave (Hello, conveniences!). If you want to camp out with your horse, there’s sites near the bathhouses, laundry room, and playgrounds. After a day roaming around in the caves, any of these sunny spots will do just nicely.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
129 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Climbing
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Carter Caves Campground.

Cave
Forest
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Karin
Karin R.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2020

We have been coming to Carter Caves Camp ground for seven years with the kids and grandkids. Mike that takes great care of the campground and always takes time to say hello and welcomes us back, has an amazing team that keeps the bathrooms kept up, and the grounds are always kept up. We love the friendly staff,Katie, Ashley, many more . We look forward to the haunted trail, and all the other amenities that come with the campground glow in the dark putt putt golf, karaoke which our whole family got mike and his team to join us what a blast that was 2019,, we put the kids and grandkids up in the cottages, which was wonderful.
The walking trails are wonderful, deer, fox, all kinds of birds, squirrels,
Thanks for making us Happy Campers.

Hipcamper Sharee A.
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September 7th, 2018
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August 14th, 2018
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June 18th, 2018
Hipcamper Travis M.
recommends this listing.
March 20th, 2017
Park
Carter Caves State Resort Park
State
Kentucky
Country
United States
Phone Number
(606) 286-4411
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
38.376° N, 83.132° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 31 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
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Equestrian: 8 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 90 Sites
(Up to 12 people per site)

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