BUCKHORN CAMPGROUND, KY

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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...

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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.

Activities 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
Know Before You Go
  • No alcohol allowed
  • Off-road vehicles are permitted; restrictions apply

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

BUCKHORN CAMPGROUND
804 BUCKHORN DAM RD
BUCKHORN  KY  41721-8808

Phone Number:

Information:  (606)398-7220