Attention : New in 2014: All campsites are reservable. Reservations can be made the same day as your arrival.

LAUREL BRANCH, KY

Laurel Branch Campground is located on the shore of Rough River Lake in south central Kentucky. The 5,100-acre lake is a hometown paradise for visitors who love the outdoors, and more than two million visitors camp, picnic, fish, swim, boat and relax on the lake shore each year.The...
Status: Open through Sun Oct 26 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Off-road vehicles are not permitted.
  • Campground attendants are on duty from 5/2/14 through 10/27/14 and can be reached at 270-257-8839.
  • $3 per day boat ramp fee
  • Reservations will not be marked in advance at the campsite. Do not set up at any campsite without reserving the site first.
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Overview

Overview

Laurel Branch Campground is located on the shore of Rough River Lake in south central Kentucky.

The 5,100-acre lake is a hometown paradise for visitors who love the outdoors, and more than two million visitors camp, picnic, fish, swim, boat and relax on the lake shore each year.

Natural Features:

The rolling, forested hills of rural south central Kentucky offer an extraordinary setting for those who visit the lake. Rough River Lake provides views of ancient sandstone, shale and limestone cliffs.

An abundance of water in the area, both surface and underground, has carved through limestone to create a myriad of sinks and caverns.

The lake itself is home to numerous species of wildlife, including migratory songbirds and waterfowl.

Recreation:

A wide variety of recreational activities and facilities are provided at the lake, including ample opportunities for boating and fishing.

The most sought after fish are bass, crappie and catfish, and bass tournaments occur at the lake throughout the year.

Additionally, pontoon, johnboat and jet ski rentals are available at the nearby marinas.

Facilities:

Laurel Branch Campground offers 71 campsites, several of which have electric hookups. Most of the campsites are waterfront, while others are just a short walk away from the lake.

Additional amenities include a dump station, playground, boat ramp, drinking water and nature trail.

Nearby Attractions:

The historic Green Farm is adjacent to the lake. It consists of about 3,000 acres, a large ancestral home, an old water-powered mill and store and a golf course. George Washington once owned part of the land.

Mammoth Cave National Park, which boasts the longest cave system in the world with more than 240 miles of mapped passageways, is about a one-hour drive away.

Booking Window

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Fri Aug 01 2014 - Sun Feb 01 2015

Reservations can be made for today and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Fri Aug 01 2014 - Sun Feb 01 2015

Reservations can be made for today and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 02 2014 Sun Oct 26 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Pit Toilets
  • Playground
  • Trails
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 02 2014 -
Oct 26 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $17.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $22.00-$44.00

*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):
37.6075, -86.45361
37°36'27"N, 86°27'13"W

From Louisville, Kentucky, take Highway 31 west to Highway 60. At Harned, Kentucky, turn left on Highway 259. Travel 9 miles, then turn right on Laurel Branch Road and follow signs into the campground entrance.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

LAUREL BRANCH
435 Laurel Branch Road
McDaniels  KY  40152

Phone Number:

Information:  (270)257-8839
Additional Information