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226 Reviews of 27 Johns Run, Kentucky Campgrounds

Kelsie E.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2021

Lakefront, gorgeous park

We stayed at Beech Fork in our overlander tent, right on the lake. The sunrises were absolutely spectacular, tons of blue heron and ducks every morning floating on the water. We canoed through the lake and found an amazing site with a beach several miles from the campground only accessible by boat…

Month of VisitOctober
T
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2021

Best campground around

We have been camping at Pappys for 2 yrs now!  We always have a great time, the folks out there are so nice and friendly it literally feels like a family reunion everytime!! We ride with the WV Outlaws and they take you on awesome trail and creek rides!! Kids love the creeks on hot days they have…

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Reviewed Jun. 18, 2021

Family oriented riders paradise

We have stayed at Pappys multiple times this year and each time is better than the last. We tent camp and always have plenty of room. Campground is located right next to the East Lynn outlaw trails. The owner and staff very friendly and even set us up with a local group to show us around. They also…

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Month of VisitJune
AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2021

Ok

It was a nice location with nice scenery but the campsites are packed in like sardines when I go camping I want space from people that doesn’t happen when everyone is packed into the campsites. The other campers were nice but there were also some that weren’t.

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Month of VisitJuly
John D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2021

3 Day Disaster

Campsites trashed. Campground trashed. Dump station overflowed and closed. Toilets broken, plugged or poop all over toilets and floor. People parking 4-30' campers in one site, on the grass. One person left in the evening, got stuck and had 1' deep ruts. Had to leave to get another truck. It didn't…

Month of VisitJuly
Pooch
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2021

Almost like home

The couple that run this campground are awesome! They made me feel like I grew up there and was back to visit old friends. The Memorial Day celebration pig roast with live music and even a huge fireworks display were amazing. I'm planning on returning for the 4th of July celebration pig roast. …

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Month of VisitJune
JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2021

It's ok

Sites are not very level but they are separated somewhat. Don't eat at the lodge... I've had better food at Speedway gas station.

Month of VisitJuly
A
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2021

Quiet and simple

I stayed 3 nights and I was the only person there the whole time. My site was a good size, a nice camping pad, picnic table, fire ring,  Clean bathrooms, multiple water taps. Note there is a shooting range nearby, I think the hours were 9am-9pm. Didn't bother me during the day, but definitely could…

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Month of VisitJune
AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 29, 2021

Lots of good sites

Not far from home, and good choices of type of sites. Biggest negative is no wifi or cell service. But quiet, family friendly, and some sites away from activities to chill out at too.

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Month of VisitJune
Cody B.
Reviewed May. 5, 2021

Awesome place

Great little camp ground. Quiet, clean, and affordable. Most of the trails and caves are only seconds away.

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Month of VisitJune
G
Reviewed May. 3, 2021

Nice park, but tent sites are a joke

The camp site we reserved wasn’t where it wasn’t indicated on the map. It had no fire ring or picnic table and the person in the site next to our site had his tent in our site because his site had a bunch of trees in his and where his tent should have gone the people in the next site had put their…

Site108 first site but moved to 119
Month of VisitJune
nThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2021

Most Beautiful Campground Around!

Been camping here for more than 40 years, as a kid we loved it, as an adult camping with kids, love it even more. A few of the sites we have stayed in recently are D011, G007, and I008. All were great, plenty of privacy, sites are far enough away that you don't feel right on top of each other but…

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Beth F.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2021

Lovely in Spring

Our Spring time excursion at Beech Fork was delightful. All of the cherry trees and foliage are full in bloom and lovely. The lake was lower but it was still nice. The bath houses were impressively clean. They have a nice Park Head quarters with a general store that has grocery items, firewood, and…

NThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2021

Beautiful wooded sites

The sites are big and level with lots of trees in between. The bathrooms were private and clean. The volunteers were really great!

There were two things that detracted from our stay. First, the lake was flooded. One of the volunteers said this isn’t unusual in the spring. We couldn’t use the beach…

Tiffany T.
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2021

Nice Camground - Hard to reserve RV Sites

As the title says, it is a nice campground, and we would recommend it to anyone, but actually getting a reservation is difficult. I tried for two years before I finally got a reservation. While we were camping (last weekend in March), I checked again and it was all booked up 😨 all summer, crazy.…

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