Turkey Foot Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Turkey Foot Campground

Turkey Foot Campground, located on London Ranger District, is nestled along the banks of War Fork Creek in Jackson County. The road into the campground is fairly steep and may be unsuitable for vehicles towing large trailers. The creek is stocked with trout throughout the year. A playfield with a horseshoe pit is located t the end of camping sites alongside the creek. All of the campsites are wooded.

Each site is equipped with picnic table, fire ring, tent pad, and lantern pole. There is no water, electric or dump station available in the campground. All of the sites are within easy walking distance of the creek.

Turkey Foot Campground Map

Use caution at the low water ford across the creek at the campground entrance. Do not cross if flooded. Low lying areas are prone to flooding, so be alert for flooding when driving, camping or crossing streams in this area. Swift currents and undertows can make swimming and wading very hazardous.

Campfires are permitted in fire rings only. Make sure fires are out before retiring at night or when leaving your campsite.

View Turkey Foot Campground Guide & Map (pdf)

Trails nearby:
Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail #100. A portion of Section 19, from Turkey Foot Campground to Jackson County Road 376, is open to off-highway vehicles less than 50" wide.   
Turkey Foot Loop Trail System #303 (4.5 miles) - hiking only

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Picnic tables
Fees None
Open Season: Mid April - Mid November
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: McKee
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: London Ranger District
761 South Laurel Road
London, KY 40744

General Information


From McKee, take KY 89 north for 3 miles. Turn right on Macedonia Road for 0.5-mile. Turn left on Turkey Foot Road for 1 mile. The road turns to gravel. After 1.9 miles, turn left onto Forest Service Road 345 and follow signs to the campground.


The toilets are developed for accessibility. 


Parking is available at the campground. 

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Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:

All campsites are wooded. Each site is equipped with a picnic table, grill, tent pad and lantern pole. The campground has no water, electricity or dump station. All sites are within an easy walking distance to the creek. 

General Info:

Permits & Regulations:
Sleeping ShelterNone
Reservation InfoSites are not reservable.
Fire InformationCampfires are permitted in fire rings only. Make sure fires are out before retiring at night or when leaving your campsite.
No. of Sites15


Accessible The toilets in the campground are accessible.
Picnic tables Picnic tables are available at each campsite. The picnic area near the creek has six tables.
Tent camping The campground has 15 tent campsites.