Great Meadows Campground

Area Status: Closed

Great Meadows CampgroundThe Great Meadows Campground, located on Stearns District of the Daniel Boone National Forest, is developed on both sides of the road. Deer Loop is on the right; Raccoon Loop is on the left. Campsite availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. Rock Creek, a designated Kentucky Wild River, runs along the Raccoon Loop. 

Trails nearby: Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail - Section 37 and Section 38;  Mark Branch Trail # 635 and Gobblers Arch Trail # 636.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the season. Will reopen in Spring 2023.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees: A fee is required to use the campground. Campers register and pay at a self-serve pay station. $10/single; $15/double. Recreation Permits and Passes 
Open Season: April 1 - November 15
Water: Drinking water is available mid-April through October.
Restroom: Accessible vault toilets
Information Center: Stearns Office Contact Information

General Information


Take US 27 south for 4.7 miles to KY 92. Turn right and go 1.2 miles, and then turn right on KY 92 at the Fastway Store. Go 5.3 miles to KY 1363; turn left and go 11.4 miles to the end of the blacktop. Turn right on Forest Service Road 564; go 1.2 miles and then turn left on Forest Service Road 137; go 4.4 miles.

General Notes:

Trash pickup is not available. Pack it in - Pack it out. Please help keep our campground clean. 


Parking is available at the campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 18

RV Camping

River and Stream Fishing


Camping trailer: The campground can accommodate RVs up to 35 feet. No hookups or dumpsites are available.
Picnic tables: Picnic tables are at the campsites.
Tent camping: 18 sites
Parking: Parking is available at the campground.
Toilets: Accessible vault toilets are available at the campground.
Accessible: Toilets are accessible for persons with disabilities
Drinking water: Drinking water is available from mid-April through October.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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