Clear Creek Campground

Area Status: Open

Clear Creek Campground is located on the Cumberland District, off Zilpo National Forest Scenic Byway near a quiet stream. Cave Run Lake is nearby. Each campsite has a tent pad, grill and lantern pole. 

View Clear Creek Campground Guide (pdf)

Visit the nearby Clear Creek Iron Furnace, located at the Clear Creek Picnic Area.  This historic landmark dates back to the early 1800s. An interpretive sign at the furnace explains how the furnace was used in the region's early development.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions:
Area Amenities: Accessible, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water
Fees: A fee is required to use this campground. Pay at site using fee envelope. $15 single site/$20 double site. Recreation Pass Information
Open Season: 3rd Friday in March - December 31
Water: Drinking water is available.
Restroom: Vault
Information Center:

General Information


From US 60 at exit 123, take KY 211 south from Salt Lick for 4 miles. Turn left (east) on Forest Road 129 for 2 miles to Clear Creek.


The toilets are accessible. 


Parking is available at the camp sites. 


Parking is available at the campground. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

General Info:


The toilets are accessible. 


Parking is available at the camp sites. 

Reservation Info Sites are not reservable.
Fire Information Campfires are permitted in fire rings only. Make sure fires are out before retiring at night or when leaving your campsite.
Sleeping Shelter None


Camping trailer: No are hookups available, but the site can accommodate RVs up to 30 feet.
Picnic tables: Picnic tables are at the campsites.
Tent camping: Tent camping
Toilets: Vault toilet meets accessibility standards for persons with disabilities.
Accessible: Toilets are accessible for persons with disabilities.
Drinking water: Drinking water is available seasonally.

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