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Twin Knobs Campground

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About This Campground

National Forest

Daniel Boone National Forest

Overview

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.…

Fee Info

Passes; and Golden Age and Golden Access Passports. This discount does not apply to Double Sites, Group Sites or additional fees for electricity.

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Available
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 70 ft.

Reviews

33 Reviews of Twin Knobs Campground

Ratings Breakdown

  • 1
  • 0
  • 1
  • 14
  • 17
Todd C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2021

A new favorite

Great campground with large sites. Site with water and electric and some without. Bathhouses are the cleanest we’ve seen. The lake is right there and easy to access.

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SiteD11
Month of VisitJune
K
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2021

secluded sites, shade, trees, clean and level sites

We camped here in June when the temps were in the 90's and the shade that the trees in this campground offer were a life saver.  The campground is always clean and the sites are level with gravel.  They have picnic tables and fire pits at each site and water is usually close.  Check maps because…

  • Did a little crappie and bass fishing while we were there.
  • Grandkids loving the adventure.
  • Cave Run Lake Sunsets
SiteA32 & A34
Month of VisitJuly
JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2021

Spontaneous camping trip

Was referred by a co-worker on twin knobbs. Went just for the night but spend all day on check-in day and the next day till we had to check out. Was beautiful, peaceful, and so relaxing!! Hubby and I haven’t has a nice time like that in like 20 years. Will most definitely be going back

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Sitei9
Month of VisitJuly

Location

Twin Knobs Campground is located in Kentucky

Directions

Coming from Lexington, Kentucky, on I-64, take exit 133. Turn right at the top of the exit ramp to proceed south on KY-801. Proceed 8.4 miles on 801. The campground entrance is on the right.

Coordinates

38.09472221 N
83.51694454 W

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About This Campground

Overview

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.

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.

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 steep forested 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.

Nearby Attractions

The Morehead Office Visitor Center offers information about the Daniel Boone National Forest in addition to interpretive exhibits. A popular attraction within the Daniel Boone National Forest is the Red River Gorge Geological Area, which features more than 100 natural sandstone arches.

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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