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Turkey Foot Campground

5 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Turkey Foot Campground, located on London Ranger District, is nestled along the banks of War Fork Creek in Jackson County. The road into the campground is fairly steep and may be unsuitable for vehicles towing large trailers. The creek is stocked with trout throughout the year. A playfield with a…

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Access

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

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
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  • AT&T
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  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

5 Reviews of Turkey Foot Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Kenny P.
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2021

Turkey foot Campground

All tent pad sites with fire ring/grill and lantern hook. Vault toilets are available. No garbage pickup so pack it out!! Hiking and fishing are done activities

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Month of VisitAugust
Matt S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2021

Beautiful and Quiet

We stayed here for the first time this past weekend. Awesome campsites and extremely well maintained. It’s pack in pack out but that’s no problem. The only word of caution I would give is the low water crossing. If a big storm came through you could be stuck in or out.

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Wayne H.
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2019

The Sweet Spot

Turkey Foot Campground in McKee KY off of highway 587 is perfect for campers who like to rough it, but also likes to have a labratory near by. This is a free campsite with no electricity available. My kind of camping!

There is a river with in walking distance of all campsites for swimming, fishing…

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Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Turkey Foot Campground is located in Kentucky

Directions

From US 421 take KY 587 north and turn left onto Forest Road 4 (Turkey Foot Road). Follow FR 4 to FR 345 (Elsam Fork Road). Turn right onto 345 and follow signs to the campground. From Arvel take KY 587 south and turn right onto Forest Road 4 (Turkey Foot Road). Follow FR 4 to FR 345 (Elsam Fork Road). Turn right onto 345 and followsigns to the campground. From Berea: From I-75 take Berea Exit 76. Head east on KY 21. Stay on KY 21E (Big Hill Road) approximately 5 miles until it ends at US 421. Turn right (south) on US 421. Take US 421 west for approximately 18.4 miles to McKee KY. Turn left onto KY 89. Turn right on Macedonia Road for 0.5-mile. Turn left on Turkey Foot Road for 1 mile. The road turns to gravel. After 1.9 miles, turn left onto Forest Service Road 345 and follow signs to the campground.

Coordinates

37.46801524 N
83.91696467 W

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About This Campground

Turkey Foot Campground, located on London Ranger District, is nestled along the banks of War Fork Creek in Jackson County. The road into the campground is fairly steep and may be unsuitable for vehicles towing large trailers. The creek is stocked with trout throughout the year. A playfield with a horseshoe pit is located t the end of camping sites alongside the creek. All of the campsites are wooded. Make this page look nicer by submitting photos of your visit to Turkey Foot Campground. Learn more...  Each site is equipped with picnic table, fire ring, tent pad, and lantern pole. There is no water, electric or dump station available in the campground. All of the sites are within easy walking distance of the creek. Turkey Foot Campground Map Use caution at the low water ford across the creek at the campground entrance. Do not cross if flooded. Low lying areas are prone to flooding, so be alert for flooding when driving, camping or crossing streams in this area.  Campfires are permitted in fire rings only. Make sure fires are out before retiring at night or when leaving your campsite. View Turkey Foot Campground Guide & Map(pdf) Trails nearby: Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail #100. A portion of Section 19, from Turkey Foot Campground to Jackson County Road 376, is open to off-highway vehicles less than 50" wide.    Turkey Foot Loop Trail System #303 (4.5 miles) - hiking only

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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