The Red River Gorge area of Kentucky is a popular vacation destination that is located in the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest. The area offers over five hundred miles of hiking trails that wind through sandstone cliffs and limestone rocks. Visitors to the Red River Gorge area will also find plenty of activities that include horseback riding, boating, swimming, hunting, fishing, rock climbing, and spelunking. If you are planning to visit the Red River Gorge area, and are looking for a campground in the area you are in luck as there are several to choose from. Here are three of the most popular campgrounds in the Red River Gorge area.
Lago Linda Hideaway
Just fifteen minutes from Natural Bridge and the entrance of Red River Gorge Lago Linda Hideaway is nestled on just over four hundred acres of private property that includes a private lake stocked with bluegills, bass, and catfish.
The campground at Lago Linda Hideaway features thirty-three campsites that are complete with gravel pads, 20 and 30 Amp electric hookups, city water hookups, fire rings, and a picnic table. Campers will also find a bathhouse that offers hot showers and flushing toilets. If you prefer, cabins are also available for rent.
Visitors to the campground can enjoy over fifteen miles of hiking trails, fishing in the private lake, or spending time on the lake in one of the campground’s paddleboats or canoes. The campground is also home to all kinds of native Kentucky wildlife, including deer, turkeys, Canadian geese, and Blue Heron.
You can learn more about camping at Lago Linda Hideaway by visiting the campground’s website or by calling (606) 464-2876.
John Swifts Lost Silver Mine Historic Campground
If you are looking for an exceptional family friendly primitive camping area near Red River Gorge that offers lots of activities than John Swifts Lost Silver Mine Historic Campground is the place for you.
John Swifts Lost Silver Mine Historic Campground is located just minutes from the Gladie Environmental Center and Historic Area, Natural Bridge, and Nada Tunnel. The campground itself offers over one hundred campsites located on flat terrain, onsite staff, restroom facilities, and camp wood for sale. The campground also offers canoes, kayaks, and tubes for rent.
You can learn more about John Swifts Lost Silver Mine Historic Campground by visiting the campground’s website or by calling (606) 663-5258.
Natural Bridge State Resort Park
Natural Bridge State Resort Park offers two campgrounds for campers, Whittleton Campground and Middle Fork Campground. Between the two campgrounds the park offers eighty-seven campsites, with both primitive and full hook-up sites available.
The campgrounds at Natural Bridge State Resort Park are extremely family friendly with plenty of activities for the whole family. Campers can enjoy bird watching, boating, hiking, fishing, swimming, square dancing, and much, much more.
You can learn more about the campgrounds at Natural Bridge State Resort Park by visiting their website or calling the park office at (606) 663-2214.