About Twin Knobs Campground
Nestled on the shores of Cave Run Lake, this camp is part of the larger Twin Knobs Recreation Area. There are more than 200 sites spread out over 10 loops under a dense forest of mixed conifer and deciduous trees. The recreation area includes two reservable group picnic areas. Group camping is also available. Natural Features: The Daniel Boone National Forest embraces some of the most rugged terrain west of the Appalachian Mountains. The forest lies within the Cumberland Plateau, where steepforested slopes, sandstone cliffs and narrow ravines characterize the land in this region. Cave Run Lake is in the Cumberland District in the northernmost part of the forest. The lake is surrounded by the rolling hills of northeastern Kentucky. Recreation: Summer amphitheater programs and scheduled campground activities provide family fun and entertainment. The campground also has volleyball courts, basketball hoops and horseshoe pits. There is a boat ramp and beach. Popular lake activities include fishing, swimming, motor boating, windsurfing, sailing and water skiing. Scenic foot trails include the 2.5-mile Twin Knobs Shoreline Trail and the 1.5-mile Knob Overlook Trail. Facilities: There is a variety of different camp sites that include paved spurs that can accommodate any size RV, picnic tables, fire rings and grills. Some sites have electric hookups. Facilities include bathhouses with showers, drinking water and flush toilets. The bathhouses and some picnic areas are accessible. Nearby Attractions: The Morehead Office Visitor Center offers information about the Daniel Boone National Forest in addition to interpretive exhibits. A popular attraction withinthe Daniel Boone National Forest is the Red River Gorge Geological Area, which features more than 100 natural sandstone arches. ACTIVITIES Biking: Mountain Biking Boating Interpretive Programs: Educational Programs Fishing Hiking Water Sports: Jet Skiing Wildlife Viewing Day Use Area: Amphitheater Swimming Site
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Twin Knobs Campground is located in Kentucky
Coming from Lexington, Kentucky, on I-64, take exit 133. Turnright at the top of the exit ramp to proceed south on KY-801.Proceed 8.4 miles on 801. The campground entrance is on theright.
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