Kentucky’s Best Kept Camping Secret Is This Waterfront Spot With More Than 40 Glorious Campsites

There are plenty of places in Kentucky where you can enjoy waterfront camping, but perhaps none is as unique as Yatesville Lake State Park. Located near the town of Louisa in Lawrence County, Yatesville Lake is a 2,300-acre mountain reservoir that feels like a world unto itself. There are three islands to explore at this park, and they all look out onto the deep-blue waters of Yatesville Lake. What really sets it apart, however, is its campsites. There are 47 campsites at Yatesville Lake State Park; 16 are “boat in” sites and four are “hike in” sites. These special-access waterfront spots offer unrivaled scenic views and privacy, making this state park Kentucky’s best kept camping secret.

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Have you ever camped at Yatesville Lake before? Don’t the waterfront sites look sublime? Learn more about this Kentucky State Park, including how to reserve a campsite, here.

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Address: Yatesville Lake State Park, 2667 Pleasant Ridge Rd, Louisa, KY 41230, USA