Very nice place to camp great sites well maintained
This campground has clean restrooms and decent sized spots. It’s pretty popular so you have to book in advance if you want a spot right on the water, but these spots are awesome.
Axtel Recreation Area on Rough River Lake was probably the noisiest area we stopped at. I thought I had found an adequate spot in one of the rear loops which had campsites squeezed along the hill face, road and water way. However we were obviously on one of the main water thoroughfares because watercraft traffic did not let up and the noise just amplified against the hill. It was mostly shaded but the sites were only a little wider then the vehicle and then you had the drop to the water with no put in possible because it was too steep.
In the upper loop there was a somewhat quieter spot, I just don’t care for these type campgrounds. The showerhouse was a distance away but we did have a water point across the road from us.
The campground and boatramp were on opposite sides of the road. This is a large campground with a nice size sand beach for campers only. Unless you get a nearby site it is a bit of a walk to the beach.
Maverics Place restaurant is nearby and the intersection at Ky259/79 has fuel, food and a liquor store.
We have visited Axtel campground several times. Love it there. Awesome views of the lake from almost any campsite.