Description

Get away—far away—at Houchin Ferry Campground. Accessible almost exclusively through the Green River Ferry (6 miles from the Mammoth Cave Visitor Center), the campground has picnic tables and fire rings as well as most of the camping basics, including fresh water. The campground’s secluded vibes make for great alone time with your fishing pole or boat, and first dibs on the Continue reading...
Get away—far away—at Houchin Ferry Campground. Accessible almost exclusively through the Green River Ferry (6 miles from the Mammoth Cave Visitor Center), the campground has picnic tables and fire rings as well as most of the camping basics, including fresh water. The campground’s secluded vibes make for great alone time with your fishing pole or boat, and first dibs on the River’s fresh muskellunge, bluegill, catfish, bass, perch, and crappie, Before you head out for paradise, check the weather forecast—on the floodplains, sudden rainstorms can cause rapid flooding.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
7
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 24 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Cave
Forest
River, stream or creek
Waterfall
Beach
Desert
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
Swimming hole
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Surfing
Whitewater paddling
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Ryan P.
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February 16th, 2018

This is group camping and you must register at the visitors center before crossing on the ferry. It's a long way back if you forget anything and the ferry operates from 6am-9pm, I think.

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March 15th, 2018
Park
Mammoth Cave National Park
State
Kentucky
Phone Number
270/758-2180
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
37.207° N, 86.132° W
Unknown price
Tent Only - Group: 3 Sites
(Up to 24 people per site)
Unknown price
Equestrian: 4 Sites
(Up to 24 people per site)