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BUCKHORN CAMPGROUND, KY

Buckhorn Campground on Buckhorn Lake, provides the perfect outdoor escape in eastern Kentucky's lush Cumberland Plateau. The campground is packed with activities to entertain all ages, including monthly interpretive programs offered during summer months and convenient access...
Status: Open through Mon Sep 29 2014   Season Dates

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BUCK STANDARD ELECTRIC 6 40 Back-In
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BUCK STANDARD ELECTRIC 12 45 Back-In
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Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Buckhorn Campground on Buckhorn Lake, provides the perfect outdoor escape in eastern Kentucky's lush Cumberland Plateau.

The campground is packed with activities to entertain all ages, including monthly interpretive programs offered during summer months and convenient access for boating and fishing on Buckhorn Lake.

Natural Features:

Buckhorn campground sits near the dam on Buckhorn Lake, surrounded by the beauty of the scenic Appalachian Mountain Range.

The rugged plateau landscape is deeply traversed by a series of narrow, winding valleys separated by steep watersheds with branching streams.

Fed by the waters of the Kentucky River, Buckhorn Lake extends for 1,230 surface-acres, providing plenty of water recreation opportunities.

Recreation:

Buckhorn Lake welcomes fishing, boating, water skiing, hiking, swimming, hunting and just plain relaxing. The campground provides access to a nature trail and fishing areas as well.

Facilities:

Buckhorn is packed with amenities to make your stay comfortable. A basketball court, playground and horseshoe pits will entertain visitors on-shore, while a swimming area and boat ramp, cater to visitors eager to explore the lake.

Additional amenities include wireless internet, electric hookups, laundry facilities, hot showers, vending machines, a dump station and flush toilets.

Nearby Attractions:

The park is just minutes from attractions like Carr Creek Lake and the Buckhorn Log Church. Rent a pontoon from Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park, explore the Red River Gorge Geological Area or hike through the Daniel Boone National Forest.

Booking Window
Sat Sep 06 2014 - Mon Mar 02 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates
The campground is open mid-April through mid-October of each year.

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Thu May 01 2014 Mon Sep 29 2014
Peak Fri May 01 2015 Tue Sep 29 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Basketball Courts
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Firewood
  • Grills
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking Area
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Scenic Overlooks
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Vending Machines
  • Wireless Internet
Within 10 Miles
  • Fuel Available
  • General Store
  • Marina
  • Post Office
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 01 2014 -
Sep 29 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $12.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $22.00-$30.00
BOAT IN $12.00
Peak Season
May 01 2015 -
Sep 29 2015
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $12.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $22.00-$30.00
BOAT IN $12.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
37.35083, -83.47278
37°21'3"N, 83°28'22"W

Traveling north from Lexington, take I-64 to the Mountain Parkway. Exit at Slade, take KY 11 South through Beattyville. Continue on Highway 11 to Booneville, continuing past the courthouse to KY 28 West. Follow KY 28 about 23 miles to Buckhorn.

Traveling east From Hazard, take KY 15 North 9 miles to 28 W (left turn) through Chavies. Follow Highway 28 West straight and go 15 miles to Buckhorn.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

BUCKHORN CAMPGROUND
804 BUCKHORN DAM RD
BUCKHORN  KY  41721-8808

Phone Number:

Information:  (606)398-7220
Additional Information