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Eureka

7 Reviews

About This Campground

US Army Corps of Engineers

Eureka Campground sits on Lake Barkley among wooded rolling hills and abundant wildlife. Fishing is a well-loved sport here; Kentucky's largest yellow bass was caught in these waters, and anglers flock with hopes of breaking the record.

Recreation

Hikers and bikers are fans of the 2.5 mile…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • At&t
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 68 ft.

Reviews

7 Reviews of Eureka

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 3
  • 3
Bill P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2021

Narrow roads but beautiful views

We stayed on the waterfront and hag electric and water hookups. The road in is one way and to dump you have to go all the way around and back towards tHe campsites. You pull back ou to the entrance from there. The access road to the site is very winding and somewhat narrow for a large rig. The…

Site4
Month of VisitAugust
W
Reviewed May. 23, 2021

Sweet little campground

Just 4 miles from highway 62 in Kuttawa, KY and it feels like another place in time. You can fish Lake Barkley from your campsite or just enjoy the waves washing up. Level gravel sites with tables and a big fire pit with a cooking grate. Nice shade trees and some nature trails. There is a very…

  • site 9
  • lake Barkley
  • site 8 is a pull through
Site8
Month of VisitJune
b K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2020

Beautiful and quiet

Eureka campground is a small, beautiful campground with wonderful waterfront sites! The camp hosts were extremely nice and very accommodating! It is beautifully wooded and filled with wildlife yet conveniently located near stores and restaurants. We were there in late June and the fireflies lit up…

  • Gorgeous sunsets!
  • Site #7
  • Site #20
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Site#7 and #20
Month of VisitJuly

Location

Eureka is located in Kentucky

Directions

From Nashville, Tennessee take I-24 West to Exit 40. Turn left onto Highway 62 West for 2.9 miles then turn left onto Highway 810. Go 0.7 miles then turn right onto State Route 1271. Continue onto 1271 for 1.8 miles. The road leads directly into the campground.

Coordinates

37.02513865 N
88.19401128 W

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About This Campground

Eureka Campground sits on Lake Barkley among wooded rolling hills and abundant wildlife. Fishing is a well-loved sport here; Kentucky's largest yellow bass was caught in these waters, and anglers flock with hopes of breaking the record.

Recreation

Hikers and bikers are fans of the 2.5 mile Chestnut Oaks Trail that starts here. Other activities include boating, fishing and swimming.

Facilities

The campground offers 26 sites with water and electric hookups. Additional amenities include hot showers, playground, boat ramp and swimming area. A picnic shelter is available for groups up to 100 guests. Electric hookups are available.

Natural Features

Lake Barkley, the western-most lake on the Cumberland River is connected by a canal to Kentucky Lake, forming one of the nation's greatest freshwater recreation complexes. Between the two lakes is Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, featuring miles of hiking trails and opportunities for off-road vehicle riding.

Nearby Attractions

Visit Fort Donelson National Battlefield, where the Union Army won their first battle of the Civil War. Another great destination in the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, with more than 170,000 acres of public land to explore.

ADA Access: N

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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