Area Status: Closed
This 700-acre campground at Cave Run Lake on Cumberland Ranger District provides outdoor recreation with lots of amenities. Nearly 200 campsites are developed to accommodate RVs and tent camping.
The campground facilities include bathhouses with showers and flush toilets; three group-use areas; scenic foot trails with overlooks; and nearby boat ramps with vehicle and boat trailer parking.
Amphitheater programs and scheduled campground activities provide family fun and entertainment. View campground programs and events for 2013
The campground also has volleyball courts, basketball goals and horseshoe pits.
A sandy beach with a roped swimming area offers visitors a spectacular view of the lake. Boats are allowed outside of the swimming area.
3 Group Use Areas: East (capacity up to 100 persons), West (capacity up to 180 persons), and Tent Area (capacity up to 60 persons)
Nearby Trails: Twin Knobs Shoreline Trail #1702 (2.5 miles)
Knob Overlook Trail # 1700 (1.25 miles)
Cave Run Lake area map
At a Glance
The beach is open from 11 a.m to 8 p.m.
The amphitheater, campsites and group-use areas may be reserved by visiting the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) website or by calling 877-444-6777 (877-833-6777 for hearing impaired). Reservations must be made 10 days in advance.
||Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
A camping fee is required. Please pay at the entrance station.
||Mid-March - End of October
||Drinking water is available.
||Flush toilets, showers at bathhouse
Cumberland Ranger District
2375 KY 801 South
Morehead, KY 40351
From I-64, take Exit 133 and go south on KY 801. The campground is 9 miles on the right.
The bathhouse and some picnic shelters are accessible.
Parking is available at the campsites, amphitheater, bathhouse and picnic area.