Clear Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
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Clear Creek Campground Guide

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Clear Creek Campground is located on Cumberland Ranger 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. 

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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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Nearby trails:

At a Glance

Operational Hours: March 23 - Oct. 28   $15 single site/$20 double site
Oct. 29 - March 22   $10 single site/$14 double site
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees A fee is required to use this campground. Pay at site. Please view Recreation Schedule and Fees.
Open Season: Mid-April - December 31
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Morehead
Water: Drinking water is available.
Restroom: Vault/Chemical
Operated By: Concessionaire - Thousand Trails
Information Center:
For Reservation/Camping Information:
Thousand Trails
5195 KY 801 S.
Morehead, KY 40351
For General Information:
Cumberland Ranger District
2375 KY 801 South
Morehead, KY 40351

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

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Camping & Cabins

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Picnic tables Picnic tables are at the campsites.
Drinking water Drinking water is available seasonally.
Toilets Vault toilets are available.
Tent camping Tent camping is available.
Accessible Toilets are accessible.
Camping trailer No are hookups available, but the site can accommodate RVs up to 30 feet.