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Turnhole Backcountry Campsite Mammoth Cave

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About This Campground

National Forest

The park offers thirteen designated backcountry campsites that are accessible only by hiking or horseback.

Backcounty sites are primitive, with only a fire ring and horse hitching posts available.

All sites except McCoy Hollow have a nearby water source, but campers should boil and treat…

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Access

  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Poor
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

2 Reviews of Turnhole Backcountry Campsite Mammoth Cave

Ratings Breakdown

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Mandy C.
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2020

Secluded Site, Easy Hike

Despite this campsite being surrounded by the Green River on 3 sides, water is hard to come by here, and hiking it in may be your best bet. The river is at least 1/2 mile away, through extremely dense brush, and the banks are not easy to access, if accessible at all. We were lucky that a creek just…

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Shelly S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2020

Easy or Hard

Another backside primitive campsite at Mammoth Cave National Forest, Ky.

A lot of people don’t realize the extensive trail system of Mammoth Cave. They come for the Cave and never take the time to enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

Before using this campsite you are supposed to check in at…

  • The campsite is in the middle of the upside down loop
  • Very wide straight, minimal hilly in
  • Tent pad
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Location

Turnhole Backcountry Campsite Mammoth Cave is located in Tennessee

Coordinates

37.171801828807766 N
86.15493097645562 W

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