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Brought our 35' travel trailer down from Michigan for a 5 night stay. No reservations in October. We arrived on a Monday and had our pick of the sites. Chose site 31 in loop H, which has 30 amp power, has a view of the lake through the trees, and is quite spacious. Trailer was
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We stayed in Cabin D14. Restrooms close by (not on map) and showers in loop E. Cabin bunk beds do not have mattresses but sleeping bags as padding with an extra blanket worked great for our teenagers and 8 year old boy. We used a queen size air mattress in main room and it fit
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Great little campground in the north eastern part of Kentucky. The staff were very helpful in finding our campsite as we arrived after dark. Be sure to take everything you need as the store is quite a distance. They actually have firewood and ice at the check-in shack which
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I'd never been in the area or this campground. It is remote, so make sure to bring everything you need. The camp store is open at irregular hours and the closest little market is 25 minutes away. That being said, the great thing about this place is that it's so remote. The
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We have had many day trips along with a few tent camping trips to Zilpo and enjoyed them. This year we have our first camper and really wanted to go to Zilpo. The curvy drive up gave us no problem at all, the employees at the gate were kind and helpful, as well as our camp hosts
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View from near Tater Knob Tower
Should I bring bedding for our cabin?
Yes! The cabins are bare bones but nice.
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October 2018, loop H, 1&2 bars with AT&T.
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Is there water available to fill my camper up?
Yes! There is one drinking water hose at the dump station. And they also have 1 to 2 drinking water pump/spigot in each loop.
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Is there water available to fill my camper up?
Yes, on a leash.
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"Secluded and wonderful place to relax"
"Go for the H Loop!"
"a site with reservoir views"
"Good luck finding a good site with the correct amenities close to what you want to do."
"D loop does not have showers. Showers are located in D, E, and H."
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