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Headquarters Campground

P.O. Box 7, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
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Rockfield, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Beautiful campground, but only two sites have electricity and you will have to cough up fifty bucks to enjoy that privilege. However there is no fee to enter the park. The biking and hiking trails are great. It's rare not to see a few does grazing by the parkway. PLEASE DON'T FEED THEM!

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Nice spots mostly not very large...two spots have full hook ups on a first come first served basis. The woods are lovely with many trails and bike paths. Lots to do within walking distance from you campsite. Each spot has a table and campfire set up.

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Corbin, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The Park Rangers are professional, knowledgible and friendly. The trails are clean and wildlife and nature abounds. A doe actually came over to my grandson and he fed him an apple. The deer stayed for the whole thing. Several cave tours to choose from. Need to make reservations depending on the season. Easy check in at the office and the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

I visited Mammoth Cave in June with a group of 4 friends and we found the weekend to be a lot of fun. We reserved a campground on a Friday night on short notice, but had to wake up on Saturday morning to grab a first come first served campsite because no reservations were available when we booked. The move... More 

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Springboro, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

August weekend visit with my teen girls. We stayed at #65 in our tent, a flat site backing to woods. A recommended site for its greater privacy. I like this campground for its cleanliness and family environment. It has been loud in the past but not this weekend - quiet by 10 pm!

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This ranking is for the tent camping only, not the park itself (hiking through the park it was crazy beautiful). Tent camped here two nights (three days) mid July. Sites were only ok in my opinion, and nothing special. Pretty loud (as others have noted) with generators all hours (rv camping mixed with tents), and camp sites themselves sloped, uneven.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Stayed recently in A loop (apparently a tent only option). Decent level site with gravel pad. Convenient to restroom. Showers are $3 at service center. No issues with noise as others have noted, but only surrounded by tent campers (no RVs). Don't believe they offer hookups anywhere for RVers. Beware that the picnic tables cannot be moved- make sure you... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

It's hard to give this campground a high mark. Yes the sites are lovely, yes the campground is close to the caves, yes the amenities are nice, but...the noise is incredible. Quiet hours end at 6:00 am and at 6:01 the generators fire up and they don't quit until 10 pm. If you want a peaceful camping experience, go somewhere... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

We were completely excited about this trip, and everything we imagined about the park was on target!  Check-in was easy and friendly, and we were encouraged to drive around and pick out the camp spot that would work best for us… the only problem?... they were ALL GREAT!!!  It was tough choosing which one!!  All had wonderful tree coverage for... More 

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3 Thank BradandStacy41
Kalkaska, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Stayed 3 days in the campground. The tours that we took were very nice! Some tour guides better than others. The campground was nice and quite. Very clean around the sites. There are bathrooms in the campground that were as clean as clean can be for a bunch of campers. No full hook ups. Showers were a different story. You... More 

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