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Carter Caves State Resort

344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill, KY 41164
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Really enjoyed our family vacation at Carter Caves State Park, KY! Great scenery, great trails! Lodge was nice, too! Would recommend for an affordable, family getaway. We will definitely return! The hiking trails were amazing with great rock formations and cave entrances. They even have multipurpose trails for biking and horses and horse stables. A great find!

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent trip. We hope you come back and see again sometime. More

Louisville, Kentucky
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Carter Caves is an amazing gem in Kentucky. The hikes, both short and long, never disappoint. The trails are clearly marked with blazes and offer quite the scenery. However, the campground was once again a major disappointment. As in our last trip several months ago, the "quiet hours" were not enforced. A couple, camped out in the center section of... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

First off THANK YOU for returning to the park and THANK YOU for sharing the comments with me. I have directed these comments to the appropriate staff and have instructed them this needs to be checked into immediately. I'm sorry your trip was cut short and I hope on your next visit things will be better. Thank you for choosing... More

Dayton, Ohio
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149 reviews 149 reviews
101 hotel reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Our group of 30 stayed here last year and I wrote a review, now we have stayed again and this year I'm lowering my rating to 3 stars. The lodge is situated in a very pleasant and relaxing park, with nearby attractions and some fine roads for motorcycling. You can't expect too much from a state park lodge. It appears... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your posting and thank you for visiting Carter Caves. Comments such as yours allow us to see what it is we are doing right and what it is we need to work on. Hope to see you again someday! More

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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74 reviews 74 reviews
15 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Rooms are spacious and well equipped. The bed was very comfortable, though double not queen sized, so plan on a cozy cuddle or use them both. The bathroom is a nice size and well stocked with toiletries and soft towels. Rooms open up to spacious decks or walkways, though dividers allow privacy between rooms while allowing you to enjoy the... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your post. Post such as yours allows me to show staff the things we are doing right and what we may need to work on. We appreciate you taking the time to share. THANK YOU for choosing Carter Caves and we hope to be able to serve you again sometime. More

Delaware, Ohio, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We stayed at Carter Caves campground in August of 2013. The campground was quiet, the restrooms clean. Although the camp sites are spaced very close together, we didn't find that to be a problem, that's how it is at most state park campgrounds. I noticed other reviewers complaining about a raccoon problem, we didn't see any, but we did keep... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your posting and THANK YOU for choosing Carter Caves. We appreciate the time people take to let us know what we are doing right or what we need to work on. Your input is valuable to us. Thank you for visiting us and we hope to see you again. More

Kitts Hill
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Campground was filled with families with lots of activities for the kids. For the most part, nice level lot but a challenge to get rig and vehicle in same spot. Camping neighbors super nice. Was a little alarmed when skunk entered our campsite, but he just kept on moving. Cave exploring, gem mining and pool very close by and mini... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your posting and for choosing Carter Caves. We appreciate you taking the time to let people know about your experience. Please be sure to come back and see us again someday! More

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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144 reviews 144 reviews
31 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We were very satisifed with our choice thanks to Trip Advisor, and hope to return one day. We stayed in the lodge, which while older was still very nice. Out where we live it is very unusual to be able to find a State Resort Lodge. We did not want a Cabin since I understand there can be Cottonmouths and... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Appreciate you taking the time to share your comments. I will be sure to share them with our staff. Thank you for choosing Carter Caves and we look forward to seeing you again sometime. Hope you have a great rest of the summer! More

Louisville, Kentucky
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I camped here in my travel trailer in April 2013. The check-in crew made the process easy, unlike most campgrounds, there is no drive-up kiosk, but a parking area to walk to the office. The sites were fairly level and mine only had water and electric, some sites did have sewer but they did have a dump station on the... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Carter Caves. We enjoy receiving feedback such as yours. We hope to someday be able to serve you again. Have a great rest of the summer! More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Firsts off the staff did not know what was going on in the park or how to give correct directions, times, ect. The first day of our stay we were signed up for a canoe trip, which got cancelled because of rain, but we were not informed of this until we went to register at the welcome center about 30... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your posting. Unfortunately the rain does call for cancellaions of canoe trips. Nobody wants to be in the middle of a two hour canoe trip and it begins to rain and then there is always the possibility of storms moving in, so precautions are taken and cancellations are made. If they had your contact number then there... More

No. Ky.
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

This was our first trip to carter caves and I have to say, overall, I'm impressed! The activities were plentiful and fun even in mid-week. It was not crowded so getting around was easy and stressless. The cave your was neat, but I expected a little more exploration. I think if we had taken a different tour it might have... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your post. We appreciate you choosing Carter Caves and we look forward to serving you again in the future. If we may be of anymore assistance please feel free to contact us. Have a great rest of the summer. More

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Address: 344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill, KY 41164
Location: United States > Kentucky > Olive Hill
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Number of rooms: 38
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