SMITH RIDGE, KY

Situated along Kentucky's Highland Rim, Smith Ridge Campground is surrounded by forested tracks, rolling meadows and the pristine banks of Green River Lake.Green River Lake encompasses a total of some 32,000 acres in the central portion of Kentucky, creating countless recreational...
Status: Open through Sat Sep 13 2014   Season Dates

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  • Off-road vehicles not permitted
  • Fees will be collected for day-use and visitors of campers
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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

Situated along Kentucky's Highland Rim, Smith Ridge Campground is surrounded by forested tracks, rolling meadows and the pristine banks of Green River Lake.

Natural Features:

Green River Lake encompasses a total of some 32,000 acres in the central portion of Kentucky, creating countless recreational activities for visitors.

Recreation:

With 8,000 surface acres of water, the lake is an ideal place for boating. With ten boat ramps located around the shoreline, guests have plenty of room for fishing, jet skiing, wake boarding and more. Three full-service marinas are also located around the lake.

Fishing is a popular activity at Green River Lake. Walleye, crappie, white bass, channel catfish, muskie and bluegill are all found in abundance.

Hunters enjoy the surrounding land, with various habitats supporting deer, turkey, rabbit, quail, squirrel, dove and waterfowl.

There are also miles of trails that wind around the lake and along the shore, affording some of the most scenic views in the region.

Facilities:

Smith Ridge Campground offers 80 campsites, about 62 of which have electric hookups. Flush toilets, showers and drinking water create a comfortable camping experience. A playground, interpretive trail and swimming beach offer additional recreation opportunities.

Nearby Attractions:

Several historical attractions and National Parks are located within an hour of Green River Lake, including the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln and Mammoth Cave National Park.

Booking Window

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Mon Aug 25 2014 - Sun Feb 22 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Mon Aug 25 2014 - Sun Feb 22 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 16 2014 Sat Sep 13 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Parking Area
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Trailheads
  • Water
Within 10 Miles
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Marina
  • Swimming
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 16 2014 -
Sep 13 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $17.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $23.00

*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):
37.29583, -85.3
37°17'45"N, 85°18'0"W

From Campbellsville, KY, take Highway 70 east for a mile. Turn right on Highway 372 and continue for 3 miles, then turn right again onto County Park Road. Follow the directional signs to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

SMITH RIDGE
35 County Park Road
CAMPBELLSVILLE  KY  42718

Phone Number:

Information:  (270)789-2743
Corps of Engineer Office: 270-465-4463