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Twin Knobs Campground
Twin Knobs Campground © Chris Breeze / CC BY 2.0
Twin Knobs Campground © Chris Breeze / CC BY 2.0
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5195 Kentucky 801
Morehead, Kentucky   40351
(lat:38.0913 lon:-83.5089) map location

Phone: 606-780-7818
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.
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Twin Knobs Campground in Kentucky offers a variety of camping options for visitors. Here are some:

1. Tent Camping: There are numerous tent sites available, each equipped with picnic tables and fire rings.

2. RV Camping: The campground has several spots that can accommodate recreational vehicles (RVs). These spaces have electric hookups but no water or sewer connections.

3. Group Sites: For those traveling in large groups, Twin Knobs also provides group campsites which include multiple individual camp pads within one larger site area to allow friends and family to stay together while still having their own space.

4. Cabins/Yurts Rental: While not directly inside the campground itself, there are cabins/yurts nearby that you could rent if you prefer more solid walls around you when sleeping at night.

5. Walk:in Sites: If privacy is what you're after during your trip then walk-in sites might be just right for swimming beach access.

6. Picnic Shelters: Available on first:come-first-serve basis.

7. Accessible Options: Some accessible facilities like restrooms/showers etc., may be present too depending upon availability & seasonality factors.

Twin Knobs Campground is located near Morehead, West Liberty

1. Twin Knobs Trail: This 2.5-mile trail is a moderately difficult loop that starts and ends at the campground's beach area, offering stunning views of Cave Run Lake along its path.

2. Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail: A section of this extensive 319-mile long-distance hiking route passes near the Twin Knobs Campground, providing an adventurous option for experienced hikers seeking to explore more remote areas in Kentucky's wilderness.

3. Claylick Boat-in Loop Trail: Starting from the boat ramp parking lot within Twin Knobs Campground, this easy-to-moderate difficulty level trail extends about three miles round trip with beautiful lake vistas and opportunities for bird watching.

4. Buckskin Scout Reservation Trails: Located nearby are several trails maintained by Boy Scouts America which include varying levels of difficulty suitable both beginners as well seasoned hikers; these offer unique perspectives on local flora fauna while also promoting outdoor skills development among young campers visiting region.

5. The Lakeside Amphitheater Pathway: An accessible paved pathway leading towards a scenic amphitheater overlooking Cave Run Lake where various events take place during camping season.

6. Lakeview Island Hiking Route: Accessible only via watercrafts or swimming across narrow channels separating it from mainland part campground offers secluded experience amidst lush greenery serene waters around island itself.

7. Hickory Grove Connector: This short but steep connector links Hickory Grove picnic area with main network trails allowing visitors enjoy their meals before embarking upon refreshing hike through dense woods surrounding site.

8. Twin Pinnacles Overlook Track: A challenging uphill trek culminating two panoramic overlook points atop elevated ridges affording breathtaking glimpses sprawling landscapes below including shimmering expanses Cave run lake under clear blue skies above.

9. Wildcat Mountain Wilderness Area Paths: Nestled close proximity lies vast expanse untouched nature teeming diverse wildlife species crisscrossed numerous unmarked paths perfect for those seeking off-beaten track adventures amidst raw beauty Kentucky's wilderness.

10. Limestone Knob Trail: A strenuous 4-mile round trip trail that takes hikers to the highest point in Rowan County, offering panoramic views of Cave Run Lake and surrounding forested hills.

11. Eagle Scout Hiking Path: A well:maintained path built by local Eagle Scouts providing a leisurely walk through mixed hardwood forests with interpretive signs highlighting various aspects of regional ecology along route.

12. Cave Run Storybook Trail: An easy half mile loop designed specifically for children featuring storyboards about woodland creatures they might encounter during their hike; this is an excellent option families looking engage young ones nature exploration activities while camping at Twin knobs campground.

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1. Starting from Morehead: Head south on KY-32 E for approximately 10 miles.
2. Turn left onto Twin Knob Beach Road and continue for about 3 miles.
3. Take a slight right onto Forest Service Rd 129 (also known as Cave Run Lake Rd) and drive for another mile.
4. You will then see signs directing you to turn left into Twin Knobs Campground.

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