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Nolin Lake State Park

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2998 Brier Creek Rd, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259-7815
+1 270-286-4240
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Great spot for families and Mammoth Cave explorers

I brought my three kids (11,9,7) and tent-camped at Nolin Lake State Park. The entire campground is... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Matt S
Lake tours

Spent quality time on the lake which was like glass. We saw at least 10 blue herons in the lake... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
Sharon C
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Just minutes from Mammoth Cave National Park, Nolin Lake State Park provides camping and recreational opportunities on the peaceful shores of Nolin Lake.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“bath house” (4 reviews)
“packed gravel” (3 reviews)
“boat ramp” (3 reviews)
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2998 Brier Creek Rd, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259-7815
+1 270-286-4240

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

I brought my three kids (11,9,7) and tent-camped at Nolin Lake State Park. The entire campground is clean and quiet. The camp staff was nice and helpful. The bathhouse had 3 or 4 shower stalls in each bathroom. They were clean by campground standards and...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Spent quality time on the lake which was like glass. We saw at least 10 blue herons in the lake, and several on land. The temp was great, nobody there this time of year. Had 5 cabins in a row for our group. I would...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

We are from Michigan and have beautiful parks, but the campgrounds are crowded and small sites. We weren't sure when we got on the back roads to Nolin Lake State Park, but what a nice surprise. The sites are big, roomy, level and spaced nicely....More

Thank gupster
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Nolan State Park while visiting Mammoth Cave. The park has electric and water but no sewer hookups. We had site 12 which had little shade it was directly across from the bath house. Our friends had site 10 right next to us...More

Thank stjohnbeachlover
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place to take the kids and get outdoors for a while. The tailwaters under the dam were perfect. There is a nice pavilion and decent playground. But the real attraction is the riverbed. We brought our water shoes and walked...More

1  Thank 31,204
Reviewed October 17, 2016

The closest state park to Mammoth Cave State Park (from the campground, a 25 minute trip via the ferry across Green River). HUGE lake with boat rentals, boat ramp, fishing (with KY license) and TERRIFIC campground with well kept and clean bath house facilities. The...More

1  Thank Wesley L
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Stayed just outside park. Swimming area & trails very clean & so enjoyable. Picnic facilities on a bluff overlooking the lake made for a great evening/sunset picnic

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed July 25, 2016

The campground has spacious sites, but not all have adequate shade. We stayed in #4 and it was a nice site with privacy and woods behind it but only a couple of trees for shade. If I went back and could not reserve a site...More

1  Thank Doug M
Reviewed July 18, 2016

We spent time at the spillway for the dam. It is very, very impressive to say the least. The park is well maintained and beautiful. The walkway along the Dam is wonderful. It is worth the trip!

1  Thank Lainie H
Reviewed June 26, 2016

There are lots of well-maintained sites in Nolin's three main campground areas, with clean public restrooms and nicely maintained lawns and shade trees very close to the boatramps and water sites. A nice place for family vacation time.

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January 30, 2017|
Response from Wesley L | Reviewed this property |
In that the National Park is open year round I would think that, most likely it SHOULD be. However, IS and SHOULD be can be very different. I'd advise you to view the Mammoth Cave National Park website...if it is not there... More
September 5, 2016|
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Response from ladyfromthewoods | Reviewed this property |
It is a wonderful rv park, with lots of room between each site