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Big Bone Lick State Historic Site Campground Kentucky

Big Bone Lick State Historic Site Overview

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Big Bone Lick State Historic Site campground has 62 large campsites with full hookups. The campground is next to the Big Bone Lick Museum which features the fossilized remains of giant mastodons, wooly mammoths, ground sloths and other amazing creatures. In fact, the Big Bone Lick State Historic Site has been recognized as the “Birthplace of American Vertebrate Paleontology.”

The campground also has a picnic area, playground, flush toilets, showers, dump station and laundry. There’s also a basic camp store that sells firewood, ice and supplies.

Area Recreation & Activities

In addition to checking out the museum and other historic sites, there’s hiking, biking, picnicking, swimming, tennis, volleyball, basketball, mini-golf course, softball and horseshoes. And there’s also a small lake for fishing and a swimming pool for swimming!

If you’re heading south, you may want to check out Taylorsville Lake State Park down by Louisville.

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Amenities
  • Amphitheater
  • Bathhouse
  • BBQ Grills
  • Camp Store
  • Campfire Center
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Comfort Station
  • Concession Stand
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electrical Hookup
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Grills
  • Ice
  • Laundry
  • Nature Center
  • Park Interpreter
  • Pay Phone
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets)
  • RV Hookups
  • Showers
  • Snack Bar
Activities
  • Archeological Sites
  • Basketball
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Cultural Sites
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseshoes
  • Lake
  • Mini-Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Museum
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • River
  • Sports Court
  • Sports Field
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis
  • Visitor Center
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
3380 Beaver Road
Union, Kentucky 41091
859 384-3522
Lat / Long:

38.882684, -84.745937

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Regions
Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
# of Campsites:

62

# of RV Hookup Campsites:

62

Season:

Year Round

Elevation:

469

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