Top Glamping near Scottsville, KY

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Best Glamping Sites Near Scottsville, KY (22)

    Camper-submitted photo from Mammoth Cave Campground — Mammoth Cave National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mammoth Cave Campground — Mammoth Cave National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mammoth Cave Campground — Mammoth Cave National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mammoth Cave Campground — Mammoth Cave National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mammoth Cave Campground — Mammoth Cave National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mammoth Cave Campground — Mammoth Cave National Park

    1.

    Mammoth Cave Campground — Mammoth Cave National Park

    134 Reviews
    390 Photos
    356 Saves
    Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

    Overview

    Mammoth Cave Campground puts campers in a prime spot to explore the depths and overland treasures of Mammoth Cave National Park. Mammoth Cave is an underground passageway containing more than 400 miles of naturally sculpted limestone and sandstone. It is the longest recorded cave system in the world. The grand-scale chambers and long, winding passageways were the inspiration behind the park's name. The campground doubles as an entry point to 14 miles of hiking and biking trails. It's also a five minute walk to the visitor center, where cave tours begin.

    Recreation

    A must-do activity in the park is exploring Mammoth Cave. Walking tours of the caverns leave from the visitor center daily. There are also miles of bike trails and hiking trails within the park.

    Facilities

    A must-do activity in the park is exploring Mammoth Cave. Walking tours of the caverns leave from the visitor center daily. There are also miles of bike trails and hiking trails within the park.

    Natural Features

    The campground is tucked inside Mammoth Cave National Park, which boasts scenic valleys along the Green River. The river is within walking distance of the camp, and the hilly Kentucky countryside expands beyond the valley. Deer and turkeys commonly stroll around the campground, so visitors are likely to see them grazing in the early morning and at dusk.

    Nearby Attractions

    Nearly 30 miles of the Green and Nolin rivers offer canoeing and boating through the park. Commercial outfitters outside the park rent canoes, kayaks and safety equipment.Most trails north of the Green River are open for horseback riding. Commercial liveries outside the park rent horses and some may provide organized excursions.

    contact_info

    For local information, please call (270) 758-2424 or call (270) 758-2180 for general information.

    Charges & Cancellations

    For rules and reservation policies please follow the link below: https://www.recreation.gov/rules-reservation-policies

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    • Phone Service
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    $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Baileys Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Baileys Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Baileys Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Baileys Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Baileys Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Baileys Point

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    Baileys Point

    34 Reviews
    107 Photos
    132 Saves
    Lucas, Kentucky

    Overview

    Bailey's Point campground is the largest of the Army Corps of Engineers' campgrounds on Barren River Lake. This campground offers several waterfront campsites with scenic views of the lake. Though the campground is one of the largest, you won't know it. There is room to roam, five camping loops with diverse scenery, and private coves for swimming or mooring your boat. You are sure to find a site that's your escape to nature and relaxation. View a virtual tour of Barren River Lake.

    Recreation

    Baileys Point has a boat ramp for access to prime fishing, water skiing and boating. Several islands in proximity to the campground are great for a quick picnic getaway by boat. Birding is also a popular activity with a variety of species including kestrels, indigo buntings, bald eagles and at night you can hear the calls of barred owls. Hikers can explore the C.E. Rager Nature Trail and the Robert Foster Hiking Trail. Robert Foster Hiking Trail gives you the opportunity to see the diversity of trees Kentucky has to offer and the C.E. Rager Nature trail is a nice short stroll along the shoreline of the lake. Great for poking around and possibly seeing the resident white squirrel of Baileys Point!

    Facilities

    Baileys Point has a boat ramp for access to prime fishing, water skiing and boating. Several islands in proximity to the campground are great for a quick picnic getaway by boat. Birding is also a popular activity with a variety of species including kestrels, indigo buntings, bald eagles and at night you can hear the calls of barred owls. Hikers can explore the C.E. Rager Nature Trail and the Robert Foster Hiking Trail. Robert Foster Hiking Trail gives you the opportunity to see the diversity of trees Kentucky has to offer and the C.E. Rager Nature trail is a nice short stroll along the shoreline of the lake. Great for poking around and possibly seeing the resident white squirrel of Baileys Point!

    Natural Features

    The 10,000-acre lake is hugged by wooded hillsides in south-central Kentucky. With scenic views from almost every campsite, it's sure to make for a memorable camping experience.

    Nearby Attractions

    Across the lake from Baileys Point is the Barren River Lake State Resort Park, host of the Glasgow Highland Games. Other ramps and marinas close by are Port Oliver, Peninsula, and The Narrows. Not far away are other attractions such as the National Corvette Museum, Kentucky Down Under, Diamond Caverns, and many other day trips within reach. Visitors can explore Mammoth Cave National Park, an hour north of the campground.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Once your reservation has been created, there will be a $10.00 fee to cancel and a $10.00 fee to change your sites or dates. Cancellations made the day before, or up to the day after your arrival date will also be charged the first nights use fee. No-Shows are charged a $20.00 fee plus the first nights use fee. If your reservation is for 1 night, and you have been charged the first nights use fee, there is no $10.00 service fee.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Mammoth Cave
    Camper-submitted photo from Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Mammoth Cave
    Camper-submitted photo from Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Mammoth Cave
    Camper-submitted photo from Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Mammoth Cave
    Camper-submitted photo from Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Mammoth Cave
    Camper-submitted photo from Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Mammoth Cave
    Camper-submitted photo from Bowling Green KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Bowling Green KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Bowling Green KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Bowling Green KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Bowling Green KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Bowling Green KOA

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    Bowling Green KOA

    18 Reviews
    60 Photos
    37 Saves
    Bowling Green, Kentucky

    Welcome to Bowling Green KOA, a campground that offers a mix of convenience and comfort. This spot is perfect for those who appreciate having amenities close at hand while enjoying the great outdoors. Whether you're in a tent, RV, cabin, or looking for a glamping experience, this place has got you covered.

    One of the standout features here is the pet-friendly environment, complete with a dog park where your furry friends can run off-leash. The campground also boasts a camp store stocked with essentials, so you won't have to venture far for supplies. For those who need to stay connected, there are electric hookups available, making it easy to keep your devices charged.

    Located near Bowling Green, KY, this campground is just a short drive from stores and restaurants, adding an extra layer of convenience. If you're planning a visit to Mammoth Cave, it's only about 30 minutes away, making Bowling Green KOA a great base camp for your adventures.

    Visitors have noted the cleanliness of the campground and the friendly staff. The sites are spacious, accommodating everything from small campers to big rigs. Some campers have mentioned that the proximity to the interstate can make it a bit noisy, but the overall experience remains positive.

    The campground is undergoing some updates, including a new pool, which promises to add even more fun to your stay. With activities for all ages and a focus on family-friendly fun, Bowling Green KOA is a solid choice for your next camping trip.

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from The Narrows
    Camper-submitted photo from The Narrows
    Camper-submitted photo from The Narrows
    Camper-submitted photo from The Narrows
    Camper-submitted photo from The Narrows
    Camper-submitted photo from The Narrows

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    The Narrows

    11 Reviews
    35 Photos
    24 Saves
    Lucas, Kentucky

    Overview

    The Narrows is a family-friendly campground on Barren River Lake, perfect for water lovers and anglers. The Narrows Campground is a 92-site area located near a marina and boat launch ramp. It is a moderately sized campground that has attracted many folks to return year after year. There are two loops open the full camping season.

    Recreation

    Boating and fishing are popular pastimes at The Narrows. Walk down to the shoreline and fish amongst the weeping willows or take off by boat to fish in a quiet setting at Coon, Green, Beaver or Skaggs Creek. The Narrows campground is also near open waters for tubing, skiing or wakeboarding. The campground backs into the Lindsey Nature Trail, where hikers can look of the steep limestone cliffs to get panoramic views of the lake while listening to the cicada's buzz throughout the afternoon. Or take a hike at dusk to hear the seasonal nighthawk call in the night.

    Facilities

    Boating and fishing are popular pastimes at The Narrows. Walk down to the shoreline and fish amongst the weeping willows or take off by boat to fish in a quiet setting at Coon, Green, Beaver or Skaggs Creek. The Narrows campground is also near open waters for tubing, skiing or wakeboarding. The campground backs into the Lindsey Nature Trail, where hikers can look of the steep limestone cliffs to get panoramic views of the lake while listening to the cicada's buzz throughout the afternoon. Or take a hike at dusk to hear the seasonal nighthawk call in the night.

    Natural Features

    Find a place uphill along the cliffs or down at the gently sloping shoreline. Explore the islands between The Narrows and Bailey's Point you may just catch the glimpse of a deer that swam over for refuge.

    Nearby Attractions

    Just up the lake from The Narrows is the Barren River Lake State Resort Park host of the Glasgow Highland Games. The Narrows Marina is a short drive just outside the campground. Day trips to other local area attractions are the National Corvette Museum, Kentucky Down Under, Diamond Caverns, and Barren River State Resort Park. There are several other family attractions within the Glasgow, Bowling Green and Cave City region. Visitors can also explore Mammoth Cave National Park, an hour north of the campground.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground

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    Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground

    47 Reviews
    136 Photos
    196 Saves
    Lebanon, Tennessee

    Welcome to Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground, nestled near Lebanon, TN. This spot is a favorite for many, thanks to its proximity to Nashville and the serene, wooded environment. The campground is open year-round, making it a great destination no matter the season.

    One of the standout features here is the large, paved pads that make setting up your camper a breeze. If you're traveling with a big rig, you'll appreciate the spacious sites and the ongoing improvements to accommodate larger vehicles. The park is also pet-friendly, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    For those who enjoy a bit of hiking, the trails here are easy and flat, perfect for a leisurely stroll through the woods. The park also boasts several playgrounds and bike-friendly roads, making it a hit with families. If you're into exploring, don't miss the caves—just remember that some require permits.

    Amenities include clean bathhouses with hot showers, electric and water hookups, and a convenient store where you can grab essentials like firewood and ice. The staff here are known for their friendliness and helpfulness, adding to the overall pleasant experience.

    While the campground is generally peaceful, be aware that there might be some construction noise during weekdays. However, weekends are typically quiet and perfect for relaxation. The Wi-Fi can be spotty, so it's best not to rely on it for anything crucial. Verizon users will find good service, while AT&T is fair.

    Whether you're tent camping, RVing, or looking for a cabin or yurt experience, Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground offers a variety of accommodations to suit your needs. Enjoy your stay and make the most of the beautiful surroundings!

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $25 - $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Nolin Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Nolin Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Nolin Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Nolin Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Nolin Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Nolin Lake State Park Campground

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    Nolin Lake State Park Campground

    37 Reviews
    89 Photos
    144 Saves
    Sweeden, Kentucky

    Welcome to Nolin Lake State Park Campground, nestled near Mammoth Cave, KY. This spot is a gem for anyone looking to enjoy the great outdoors with a touch of comfort. The campground operates from April 1 to October 31, offering a range of accommodations including tent sites, RV spots, glamping options, and even yurts.

    One of the standout features here is the proximity to Mammoth Cave National Park, just a short 20-minute drive via the Green River Ferry. This makes it a perfect base camp for exploring the caves and hiking trails in the area. Visitors have praised the well-maintained facilities, including clean bathrooms and hot showers. There's even a washer and dryer on-site for those longer stays.

    For families, the campground boasts a playground that keeps the little ones entertained. Pets are welcome too, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. The sites are generally spacious, with some offering beautiful lake views. If you're into fishing, you'll love the easy access to the lake where you can try your luck at catching dinner.

    Electric and water hookups are available, making it convenient for RV campers. There's also a sanitary dump station at the entrance. Firewood and other essentials can be purchased at the campground store, though be prepared to carry your firewood to some of the more secluded tent sites.

    The campground is big rig friendly, and alcohol is allowed, so you can enjoy a cold one by the fire. Just be mindful of the occasional burn ban due to the pine trees in the area. Whether you're here for a quick overnight stay or a longer vacation, Nolin Lake State Park Campground offers a relaxing and enjoyable experience for all.

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Thousand Trails Diamond Caverns RV & Golf Resort

    12 Reviews
    57 Photos
    59 Saves
    Park City, Kentucky

    Diamond Caverns RV Resort & Golf caters to the vacationing family, offering southern hospitality, 18-hole golf course and a unique family atmosphere. Located at the gateway to Mammoth Cave National Park, the 743-acre year-round RV resort creates the setting for relaxation, exploration and enjoyment. Our Thousand Trails Diamond Caverns RV Resort offers full hook-up sites, as well as water and electric. Guests can choose from a wide variety of outdoor activities. There are walking, hiking and biking trails available, as well as local attractions. Plus, our pool suits family vacationers or the golfer. Diamond Caverns RV Resort & Golf is located 6 miles from the longest cave system in the world, Mammoth Cave National Park. The National Corvette Museum and Corvette Plant are 20 miles south of our RV Resort on I-65, Exit 28. RV Resort, 18-Hole Golf Course & Condos at the Gateway to Mammoth Cave Come visit our RV resort with 70 RV sites (55 full hook-up, 50 amp & 15 full hook-up, 30 amp), water & electric sites & primitive tent camping, a 18-hole golf course, and condos at the Gateway to Mammoth Cave. Whether you're planning a retreat for the whole family, a group of friends or a getaway for two, there's no shortage of unique activities to explore at Diamond Caverns RV Resort & Golf. Plan activities upon arrival or visit this page before your departure to plan ahead. Looking for more? Our friendly staff can fill you in on all of the great ways to make your stay a memorable experience.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville KOA
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    Nashville KOA

    35 Reviews
    39 Photos
    206 Saves
    Nashville, Tennessee

    Come experience the finest in Southern Outdoor Hospitality at Nashville KOA Resort. Whether you are staying at KOA campgrounds in Tennessee for the day or all week, we are here to help you create an unforgettable getaway in exciting Music City, USA. Located less than 3 miles from the Grand Ole Opry, we are the perfect destination for exploring all the wonderful shows, shopping, and dining Nashville is known for. We even offer a concierge for site-seeing tours and tickets to local events.

    The campground offers RV sites for every type of RV from Big Rig Friendly Pull Through Sites that boast KOA Patios® to back-in water and electric sites. No RV? No problem. Stay in one of our Deluxe Cabins (complete with linens, towels, kitchen supplies) , reserve a rustic cabin or pitch a tent in our large grassy tent area.

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Dad's Bluegrass Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Dad's Bluegrass Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Dad's Bluegrass Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Dad's Bluegrass Campground

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    Dad's Bluegrass Campground

    5 Reviews
    4 Photos
    28 Saves
    Franklin, Kentucky
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $30 - $45 / night

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