Campground Levels

Following is a brief description of the three levels of service and access provided at campgrounds on the Daniel Boone National Forest. The closest US Highway is also identified to aid you in travel planning.

Primitive Camping Areas

These areas provide few amenities. A vault toilet or portable toilet is provided. Drinking water may not be available. Campsites may not be well defined and may not provide a table, fire ring or lantern post at all units. Access is usually by gravel road.

Moderately Developed Campgrounds

Vault toilets and centrally located water faucets are usually provided in addition to campsites with a table, fire ring and lantern posts. Showers are not provided. Access may be by gravel or paved road.

Barren Fork Horse Camp (US 27)
Bee Rock Campground (I-75)
Bell Farm Horse Camp (US27)
Claylick Boat-in Campground (I-64)
Clear Creek Campground (I-64)
Great Meadows Campground (US 27)
Grove Boat-in Campground (I-75)
Rockcastle Campground (I-75)
S-Tree Campground (US 421)
Turkey Foot Campground (US 421)
White Oak Boat-in Campground (I-75)
White Sulphur Horse Camp (I-64)

Highly Developed Campgrounds

Access is usually on paved roads. Bath houses with showers are provided. Some units may have electric or water hook-ups. These areas provide campsites with pads large enough to accommodate RV’s or tents. The areas usually have campground attendants (hosts) during the summer months. Other activities such as beaches, picnic shelters, boat ramps, amphitheaters, or interpretive programs are also often offered at these areas.

Boat Gunnel Group Use Area (I-64)
Craigs Creek Group Use Area (I-75)
Grove Campground (I-75)
Holly Bay Campground (I-75)
Koomer Ridge Campground (bath house closed in winter) (I-64)
Twin Knobs Recreation Area (I-64)
Zilpo Recreation Area (I-64)