Area Status: Open
Tucked away in the Craigs Creek arm of Laurel River Lake on London Ranger District, Craigs Creek Group Area is designated for group camping. The sites are for tent camping only and do not have electricity. Each group camp area features a campfire circle, large grill, picnic tables and a lantern pole. Accessible flush toilets and a shower house are available. A spacious sports field and horseshoe pits is near the picnic shelter. The day-use picnic shelter fits 60 guests, and the group campsites fit up to 30 or 60 guests, depending on the location. Reservations for campsites or the picnic shelter (day-use only) are available at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
View Craigs Creek Group Area Guide (pdf)
The area has three group camping sites. Sites A and B will accommodate up to 30 people at each location. Site C has a maximum capacity of 60 people.
Other facilities include a picnic shelter, drinking water, flush toilets and showers. A spacious sports field near the picnic shelter has a volleyball net and horseshoe pits.
The picnic shelter will accommodate up to 60 people. The shelter may be reserved separately from the group camping sites.
The Craigs Creek Boat Ramp is located 3/4-mile from the group-use area.
Trails nearby: Craigs Creek Trail #420 (0.75-mile) connects the group area with the boat ramp. This gravel trail provides scenic views of Laurel River Lake.
At a Glance
Reservations for campsites and the picnic shelter (day-use only) can be made through the National Recreation Reservation Service or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
||Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
A fee is required to use this area.
Recreation Schedule and Fees
||Drinking water is available.
||Flush toilets and showers are available.
London Ranger District
761 South Laurel Road
London, KY 40744
The toilets at the picnic shelter are accessible.
The group area has no electricity.
Parking is available at the group use areas.
From I-75 exit 38, take KY 192 west for 11.9 miles. Turn south on Forest Service Road 62 for 2 miles.