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5091 Mammoth Cave Rd Corner of Routes 70 & 255, 1 mile outside Mammoth Cave National Park, Cave City, KY 42127-9213
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#4 of 6 Specialty lodging in Cave City
9 cozy stone cabins and a campground just outside Mammoth Cave National Park. Built in 1928, these National Historic Register listed cabins are being restored to offer a comfortable place to stay on your visit to the Mammoth Cave area. If you're driving an RV, we can also accommodate you with full hookups in our campground. We have many tent sites as well. Our RV sites have 50 amp service and access to full restroom/Shower facilities. Our cabins range in size from one bedroom house, complete with full kitchen and bath, with room for 6 adults. To a cozy one room cabin with a queen bed, prefect for a couple. All cabins have bedding, towels, air conditioning, microwave, refrigerator and DISH Network TV.
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Kate D wrote a review Sep 2021
Queensbury, New York2 contributions
The owner Ralph and his dog Harvey came outside to greet us - and that was just the beginning. He took us to our sites and showed the best way to set up. We bought firewood for less than half the cost of any place we’ve ever seen or purchased, and he delivered it personally to our sites. After dark, while sitting around the fire, he came over and invited us to go check out Jupiter and Saturn on his telescope! His wife has amazing gardens, and he was very helpful with ideas for dining, shopping and things to do in the area. The price was very reasonable, the campsites well laid out and spacious, and the setting was beautiful. Thanks Ralph, if we head to Kentucky again we will definitely stay with you!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
Jessi C wrote a review Jul 2021
Liberty, Missouri117 contributions14 helpful votes
While our stay was rained out (and our tent flooded😭), the site was perfect!! Ralph (owner) was super friendly and helpful - he shared suggestions on activities and places to eat (we had camp meals planned but only got to prepare one due to the rain). Bathhouse is clean and easily accessible. They have a variety of small cottages, RV sites and primitive camping sites - our camping site was extremely affordable, especially with the entire site being as clean as it was. Highly recommend if in the area. There was a large group that comes every year while we were there and they even setup a slip-n-slide area for the kids and let ours join in. Great environment!!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from Rock Cabin Camping, Owner at Rock Cabin Camping
Responded Jul 15, 2021
Thank you Jessie. Yes we did have some good downpours! We're happy you and the girls made the best of it and had fun. Hpoe you can stop by when it's not raining.
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Amy M wrote a review Oct 2020
Saint Joseph, Michigan76 contributions14 helpful votes
Excellent campground. Ralph was wonderful getting our reservation together and when we arrived. Would highly recommend. Each site is full hook up, picnic tables, fire pits and grills. The view of the stars was amazing!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Samantha C wrote a review Jul 2020
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Mr. Ralph was great. Super hospitable and took the time to engage with all visitors! He made the stay feel more like an air BNB than a campsite! If you're looking for a cheap place to stay that isn't in the woods this is the place!
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Date of stay: July 2020
Bethany wrote a review Jul 2020
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We love it here! Have been coming here yearly for the last 6 years or so! Ralph and his wife are fantastic hosts! We always have 35-60 people come from all over the country to celebrate Chad's birthday, this year was the 11th year since he passed away. Great location great prices great hosts great time!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rock Cabin Camping
Which popular attractions are close to Rock Cabin Camping?
Nearby attractions include Crystal Onyx Cave (4.1 miles), Fat Man's Misery (4.7 miles), and Diamond Caverns (1.9 miles).
Which room amenities are available at Rock Cabin Camping?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Rock Cabin Camping?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Rock Cabin Camping?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rock Cabin Camping?
Conveniently located restaurants include El Mazatlan, Bucky Bees BBQ, and Cracker Barrell Old Country Store.
Are there any historical sites close to Rock Cabin Camping?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Bell's Tavern (3.1 miles) and Froggett’s Guntown Mountain (1.6 miles).