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    Camper-submitted photo from Cravens Bay - LBL Lake Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Cravens Bay - LBL Lake Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Cravens Bay - LBL Lake Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Cravens Bay - LBL Lake Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Cravens Bay - LBL Lake Access
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    Camper-submitted photo from Taylor Bay Campground
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    Taylor Bay Campground

    7 Reviews
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    59 Saves
    Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Kentucky

    The campground is located at the edge of the Environment Education Waterfowl Refuge on Taylor Bay of Lake Barkley. Called a "back country" campground, it is primarily used by hunters and anglers and features great waterfowl watching. Boats can be tied up at some of the lakefront sites.

    The campground has two sections. One section is to the right of campground's entrance and features very shady sites tucked into a heavy stand of mixed hardwood trees stretching up the hillside. The second section is to the left and has more open sites scattered around a loop. These sites are along the shore and have a view of Taylor Bay.

    Seasonal camp site leases are available for some sites through an annual, open-to-the-public, lottery. Contact LBL for more information.

    Possible day trips are the North and South Welcome Stations, Golden Pond Visitor Center, the Planetarium, Elk and Bison Prairie, Woodlands Nature Station, and The Homeplace.

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    $10 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Old Boy Scout Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Old Boy Scout Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Dryden Day Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from LBL FS154 - Dispersed
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    LBL FS154 - Dispersed

    2 Reviews
    13 Photos
    31 Saves
    Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Kentucky

    You may camp almost anywhere in Land Between the Lakes. A Basic Camping Permit is required for each person 18 and over when camping in Basic Camping Facilities. A Dispersed Camping Permit is required when camping in non-designated areas of the recreation area. Both permits currently cost $50 for an annual permit and $10 for a 3-day permit and can be purchased online or any of our facilities. Please note that these permits do not apply when camping at Self-Service Campgrounds.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Smith Bay Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Smith Bay Campground
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    Smith Bay Campground

    4 Reviews
    20 Photos
    33 Saves
    Grand Rivers, Kentucky
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    Camper-submitted photo from Tower Rock Campground
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    Tower Rock Campground

    6 Reviews
    28 Photos
    45 Saves
    Cave-In-Rock, Illinois

    Located along the banks of the Ohio River, Tower Rock Campground offers beautiful scenery and close proximity to water activities like fishing and boating. The 1/4 mile trail can be accessed near the boat launch. Be aware this area is prone to flooding when river levels fluctuate.

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According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular tent campground near Dawson Springs, KY is Cravens Bay - LBL Lake Access with a 4.7-star rating from 7 reviews.

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