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Jenny Wiley State Resort Park Campground

Over in the Appalachian portion of Kentucky, by the shared border with Tennessee and West Virginia, lies an incredible natural area comprised of stunning foothills, ancient mountains, and divine forest groves as far as the eye can see. When you rent an RV near Jenny Wiley State Resort Park Campground, you’ll find yourself in a remote part of the Bluegrass State, where there are more woodland critters than people. The small town of Paintsville is one of the closest communities to this countryside RV park, but Lexington is the nearest major city to the rustic, state-run campground.What do you get while camping at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park Campground? For starters, there are two different campgrounds with hundreds of sites between them. Many of these spots are equipped to handle motorhome rentals with modern amenities and electric and water hookups. Tent camping is also allowed, and if you are lucky, you’ll be able to secure a spot along the shores of Dewey Lake. There is also a massive lakefront lodge on-site. As an added convenience, clean bathroom and shower facilities are within walking distance of the campsites at this waterfront RV campground.This incredible nature park in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains provides you with more than enough to keep you entertained throughout the duration of your stay. Whether it's boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, biking, picnicking, or swimming in the pool, options abound at this stellar rustic paradise on Dewey Lake. There's also a full-service marina, a gift shop, a nature center, and a restaurant, ensuring that you are never without the comforts of home when you're RV camping at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.



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Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Once you settle into your campsite at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, you can hit the road and see some of the best state parks and national forests in Kentucky. Before you head out, get familiar with Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, as it is considered one of the best recreation areas around. Visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing, boating, or water skiing on Dewey Lake, or hike along one of the many hiking trails.A swimming pool, nature center, and restaurant offer additional opportunities for fun and relaxation while you're here. Grayson Lake State Park also has some lovely lake frontage to charm you, with sandy beaches and peaceful fishing spots. Boating, swimming, and golfing are among the many things to try when you visit this nearby park.Paintsville Lake State Park is a large recreation area complete with a hiking trail system, a great campground, picnic pavilions, swimming areas and beaches, and plenty of other features to enjoy. Furthermore, you can find an outdoor amphitheater, a marina, a restaurant, and several historic sites at this magical place in Paintsville.It may not be as close as the other parks mentioned, but when you book an RV in Floyd County, you can head out towards Bowling Green in the central part of the state to see the only national park in Kentucky. Mammoth Cave National Park is home to the largest known cave system in the world, with 400 miles of underground passageways and a myriad of cavernous chambers. Stalagmites, stalactites, rare gems, and bizarre underground wildlife await when you explore this subterranean wonderland in Kentucky.

City Sightseeing

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park Campground is located in tiny Prestonsburg, which doesn't offer a lot of sightseeing opportunities. However, this mountain village has quite a bit to see when renting an RV in the area. Charming boutiques and artsy galleries are easy to find while strolling through the town, especially along the city's main road.Catch a theatrical or musical performance at either Jenny Wiley Theatre (located in the state park), or the Mountain Arts Center, which frequently hosts comedians, musicians, and theater companies to put on shows. There is a restaurant too, so you can enjoy some fine dining while you enjoy the performances. The Jenny Wiley Theatre puts on a variety of musicals, operas, and theatrical plays in a beautiful, year-round outdoor setting.Tons of historical sites can be seen while going on a tour through Prestonsburg, like the Samuel May House. This piece of history preserves the past with old-fashioned furniture and its colonial building style.The East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium is a must-add stop to your itinerary if you consider yourself a scientist at heart. This state-of-the-art facility has thousands of square feet of display space, workshops, classrooms, a gift shop, and a planetarium where you can see the stars or watch laser light shows. It doesn’t matter where you decide to go, though; when you rent an RV near Jenny Wiley State Resort Park Campground, the fun will surely follow.


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Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

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Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

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The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.