Area Status: Open
Bee Rock Campground, located on London Ranger District, has developed campsites on both sides of the Rockcastle River. The Laurel County side is open all year. The Pulaski County side is open from mid-April through mid-October.
An overlook along Bee Rock Trail provides a scenic view of the rocks and cliffs along Rockcastle River.
The campground features Old Sublimity Bridge, a historic structure built by the Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) in the late 1930s. The stone used in the abutments was quarried from the adjacent sandstone cliffs. The bridge has been restored for foot travel only.
Bee Rock Loop Trail #529 (1.75 miles)
Rockcastle Narrows # 401 (5 miles)
#1 Rockcastle Narrows # 401A (1.5) miles
Winding Stair Gap # 402 (1.25 miles)
Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail #100 Section 25 (10 miles)
At a Glance
||Boat ramp,Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
A camping fee is required.
Recreation Schedule and Fees
||The east side is open year round; the west side is open from mid-April to mid-October.
||Drinking water is available except during winter months.
||U.S. Forest Service
London Ranger District
761 South Laurel Road
London, KY 40744
From I-75, take exit 38 (London). Travel west on KY 192 for 18 miles to the Rockcastle River.
The toilets are accessible. Some campsites have accessible features.
Parking is available at the campsites, boat ramp and overflow parking area.