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Kentucky Camping Lakes

Kentucky camping lakes map.

Camping at the lake adds fun activities like swimming, fishing, boating and waterskiing to any camping trip. Kentucky has many great lakes with camping areas or campgrounds near the lake. Pack up the tent and boat, and take the family camping at one of these camping lakes soon. Some lakes in KY may require reservations to camp. If you plan to go fishing, local and/or state fishing licenses may be required. On some lakes canoe or boat rentals are available. Camping lakes are listed by region on this page for KY camping lakes.

Camping near lakes with RVs, motorhomes and tents.

Northwest Kentucky

Rough River Lake

Taylorsville Lake

Northeast Kentucky

Cave Run Lake

Yatesville Lake

Southwest Kentucky

Kentucky Lake

Lake Barkley

Southeast Kentucky

Dale Hollow Lake

Laurel River Lake

Camping at lakes in KY

Family boating while on a camping trip

Great camping opportunities await you and your family at lakes throughout Kentucky. Many are only a short walk to the water, others are right near the waters edge. Kids of all ages love to skip rocks on the water, go swimming or fishing. Spend a relaxed day boating or take the kids water skiing. There are plenty of terrific lakes for boating and camping in KY.

Camping lakes in the USA, by state.