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Kenlake State Resort Park Campground

Close to the borders of Illinois and Tennessee in the western reaches of Kentucky, you can find Kenlake State Resort Park Campground. The rustic resort and campground is owned and operated by the state, and visitors can enjoy the delightful summer weather in this scenic slice of nature. It may not be close to Kentucky’s main cities like Louisville or Lexington, but impressive nature parks, pleasant countryside villages, and tons of brilliant scenery can be expected when you rent an RV near Kenlake State Resort Park Campground.It doesn’t matter if you have an RV rental, a tent, or nothing at all; this pet-friendly nature resort can accommodate you and your family. A hotel lodge on the lake remains a solid option, and camping cottages and tent camping sites are also part of the park. RV camping spots feature hookups for water and electricity. Campfire pits, picnic tables, restrooms, showers, and other facilities await you too when you bring your campervan rental to this family-friendly west Kentucky campground.While camping at Kenlake State Resort Park Campground, you can enjoy an array of activities, fantastic features, and gorgeous scenery. Sit and read a book by the lake, boat around and park your watercraft at the marina, swim or fish in Kentucky Lake, do some hiking around on the abundant nature trails, play some tennis with friends, or go for a dip in the pool. A playground is available for children to use, while on-site gift shops and restaurants provide places to shop and dine during your stay.



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Camping with an RV

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.

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

The Great Outdoors

Western Kentucky is home to many of the state’s best parks, natural areas, campgrounds, waterfalls, and lakes. Right near your campsite at Kenlake State Resort Park, there is a great deal of fun to be had by the lake. Boating, fishing, swimming, birdwatching, and hiking are the most commonly enjoyed activities, but playing tennis, picnicking, or catching a show at the outdoor theater are also options you can take advantage of while camping at this fantastic park.Lake Barkley State Resort Park is quite similar to Kenlake State Resort Park, although it is located on Lake Barkley not too far from your campground. Hiking, biking, and horseback riding on the many trails carving through this nature park present beautiful ways to get around while seeing the incredible scenery that Kentucky has to offer. Guests may even enjoy a game of tennis or a round of golf in addition to camping, swimming, boating, and fishing.Directly in between Kenlake State Resort Park and Lake Barkley State Resort Park is the fabulous Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, a popular camping/outdoor area known throughout the South. From every state in the region, travelers flock to this enchanting recreation area between Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake. Here you can find epic nature trails, miles and miles of scenic lakeshore, two human-made lakes, and plenty of camping space for the Hardin motorhome rental.Over in central Kentucky by Bowling Green, the unique and incredible Mammoth Cave National Park continues to dazzle tourists from far and wide with its epic underground chambers. When you book an RV in Marshall County, you can head to this national park and see cave systems thought to be the largest and longest in the world. Hundreds of miles of subterranean, labyrinthian passageways are ready for you to climb, crawl, and hike through.

City Sightseeing

Maybe it’s raining, or perhaps you are exhausted from hiking through the woods of western Kentucky, but no matter the reason, most trips are not complete without some sightseeing in the city. While there are no major cities located close to the rustic RV park by the lake, there are a few towns nearby that will do the trick. Peaceful Paducah on the Ohio River is not far from your Hardin campground, containing plenty of interesting locations and historical sites to explore. The Whitehaven Welcome Center doubles as a tourism center with tons of brochures and helpful information about local activities and sightseeing, as well as a historical museum housed in a gorgeous white mansion.The Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum covers a wide swath of American history, with a focus on the Civil War, which divided Kentucky. Local history, fantastic artifacts, old weapons from the Civil War, Confederate and Union military uniforms, and even prized possessions from the Tilghman family can be seen while touring the facility.The National Quilt Museum is far more impressive than one might guess, with a wide range of masterpieces on display throughout its display areas. This nationally recognized institution frequently rotates collections, showcasing pieces of American history and other fiber works of art from other places too.When you rent an RV near Kenlake State Resort Park Campground, there is a whole lot of fun to be had.


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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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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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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.