Hipcamp host Jim & Lora C.
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DETOUR! RIVER RD DETOUR! Please screenshot the map. PLEASE READ: Detour special any 3 night visit receives weekday rate! Thats right! The detour saves you money! Save up to 40.00 on that 3 night weekend stay. Days must be consecutive. Come relax on the banks of the Cumberland River! Rent your own private cabin. Our cabins do NOT have electric or water. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BE
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DETOUR! RIVER RD DETOUR! Please screenshot the map. PLEASE READ: Detour special any 3 night visit receives weekday rate! Thats right! The detour saves you money! Save up to 40.00 on that 3 night weekend stay. Days must be consecutive. Come relax on the banks of the Cumberland River! Rent your own private cabin. Our cabins do NOT have electric or water. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BEDDING. They are simple back woods sleep cabins that will accommodate 4.. Your cabin with mattresses, picnic table, fire ring, cooking grill, FREE bundle of firewood. 70.00 per night with discounted weeknight rates of around 50.00 for your riverside oasis. You may put up an additional tent (1) as needed. Children under 12 can camp free at a cabin site with their parents. Need extra room? Toss a tent. If additional families want to camp the same site they will fall under tent camping rates of 15.00 per night, per person over 12 years of age.
Lodging provided
Cabin
2 sites
Up to 4 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
Bins available
No kitchen
No wifi
Laundry absent
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 25% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Swimming

We are a family Christian campground and we respectfully require proper bathing attire. Thank you

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Summer Shoals Cabins in Kentucky.

Forest
Mountainous
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Farm

The vibe at Summer Shoals Cabins

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Hipcamper Lora

Tranquil

Lora L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
May 18th, 2020

Tranquil & peaceful ... Beautiful property. Cabins, restroom and showers were clean and well maintained. The Hosts were AMAZING!!! Felt like I was on a high priced tour guided vacation. Extremely nice, fun and enjoyable. Would highly recommend for a clean, safe family get a way in a beautiful serene setting.

Hipcamper Jim & Lora
Response from Jim & Lora, the Host, on May 22nd, 2020

Thank you we are glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Hipcamper Cheryl

Amazing hosts and great new cabins!

Cheryl V.
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(Site 1)
May 31st, 2020

Great this is our second time at Summer Shoals and it was better than ever!James and Lora are fantastic host! Love the new cabins they were wonderful and our girls loved playing in the creek.Cant wait to return!

Fun in creekFun around fireSweet fire treats
Summer Shoals  Cabins
Hipcamper Jim & Lora
Response from Jim & Lora, the Host, on June 2nd, 2020

It was nice to see you all again. I guess now you are like family. Glad everyone enjoyed themselves.

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Hipcamper Teresa

We will be back soon!

Teresa U.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
June 8th, 2020

Summer Shoals has it all!
Charming Hosts, easy check in and access and beautiful views.
The Cabin was comfy and clean.
The area had all you need from picnic table to grill. Bathrooms are nice to have, but a little hike up a hill which is a bit difficult in the heat of summer, however you can drive up to them so no worries there.

We enjoyed the quiet surroundings and the lovely flow of the river. There are several hikes, but being a one night stay we didn't partake this time. We do plan on a revisit.

Thank you Jim and Lora!

Cabins Lock
Shower with cold water
purchase wood and ice on site
Waterfall 1 mile hike 1 way
Bring proper equipment for grille, it's over the firepit so a bit hot. Not a prob for us we had Ov Glove Mitts and tongs that worked just fine. Bring chairs, but can sit at picnic table.
Bedding is covered in plastic, so easy to clean, bring your own bedding.
Cabin can sleep 4 or 5 comfortably (a few adults and kids)
Amish market close by
Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful!

Dakota is a very happy camperYes we love the creekMore pics of creekBeautiful peaceful creek nearby
Hipcamper Jim & Lora
Response from Jim & Lora, the Host, on June 14th, 2020

Thank you for your through review! That's exactly what we were hoping for as it will be very helpful for campers that follow. Thank you for visiting and we hope the sounds of the Shoals will remain in your memory for some time.

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Hipcamper Jason

Pleasant riverside location

Jason A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
June 10th, 2020

Beautiful location, hosts were friendly and helpful. Great fresh eggs. Close to Cumberland Falls and Daniel Boone National Forest. Great for Dog Slaughter Falls. If you could add a hot water shower it would be perfect.

Hipcamper Jim & Lora
Response from Jim & Lora, the Host, on June 14th, 2020

Thank you wasnt that shower refreshing? Your wish is our command the news bathhouse will be complete this summer.

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Hipcamper Tom

Relaxing, peaceful, a must visit.

Tom M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
June 29th, 2020

This spot is a gem. It one of those post card get away spots that exceeded expectations. We will be back. Thank you Jim and Lora for hosting your property.

Field of dreamsThe River that time forgotPrivate creek to explore
Hipcamper Annie

Glamping on the cumberland

Annie B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 7th, 2020

We stayed in one of Jim and Lora's minimalist cabins, and it was perfect. Right on the Cumberland River and secluded, with great swimming, hiking and fishing. Jim and Lora even secured our cabin and camping gear when a surprise storm blew up while we were canoeing. Terrific hosts and terrific experience!

Hipcamper Jim & Lora
Response from Jim & Lora, the Host, on July 7th, 2020

Happy we could help. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Hipcamper Tom

Relaxing quiet peaceful

Tom M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 30th, 2020

This was our second trip Shoals Retreat. It was as remembered. Relaxing and tranquil are only a couple of words that help describe the camping location. A must go!!!! Thanks again!

Hipcamper Jim & Lora
Response from Jim & Lora, the Host, on July 31st, 2020

Thank you Tom it was nice to meet your family. Have a great summer. Oh btw you left all your rain here. Please come get it, lol...you are welcome back anytime.

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Hipcamper Elizabeth

Stunning land

Elizabeth M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
August 2nd, 2020

What a beautiful niche of paradise! Hosts are warm and welcoming, friendly and helpful. Great little hikes on their land. Short drive to Cumberland Falls and even more hiking. Coming back to a cozy cabin to rest and eat. Relaxing in the Cumberland River literally steps from the cabin. I sat for hours reading and relaxing in this beautiful place.

Property
Summer Shoals Retreat
State
Kentucky
Country
United States
$70/night
2 Sites
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