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Natural Bridge State Resort Park Campground

When you book an RV in Powell County, you will also need a place to park and stay, and you will enjoy making your temporary home in the Natural Bridge State Resort Park Campground. The park and nature preserve features a lake, a museum, trails, outdoor recreation, a picnic area with grills, and a lodge with a restaurant and a store. Other campground amenities include restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, a dump station, and WiFi.RV sites for your Slade camper rental may have either back-in or pull-through access. Sites provide water and electric hookups, 20/30/50 amp service, picnic tables, and fire rings. Pets are welcome in the sites and in parts of the park.



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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.

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

This Slade campground is located inside the Natural Bridge State Resort Park, and you will no doubt enjoy everything that this park has to offer. The sandstone arch known as the Natural Bridge is 78 feet long and may be at least a million years old. There is a seasonal skylift, and the 2,400-acre park also includes a four-acre pond with an island, a 40-acre lake, and a 1,188-acre nature preserve. There is a Hoedown on the island every Saturday in season with Appalachian square dancing and other couple and individual dances. The park also features Hemlock Lodge with a full-service restaurant, a pool complex with bathhouse, and a gift shop with handicrafts and souvenirs. Picnic shelters with tables, grills, and restrooms are located throughout the park. Canoes and kayaks are available for rent, and other outdoor recreation here includes miniature golf, fishing, hiking, and bird watching.You can also visit the Red River Gorge Geological Area in Stanton with your campervan rental near here. This area has been designated a Geological Area, a National Natural Landmark, and a National Archeological District and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The spectacular rock features include towering cliffs and sandstone arches. It is the only known site of the white-haired goldenrod and the state’s only breeding site for red-breasted nuthatches. You can also drive the Red River Gorge Scenic Byway. Other outdoor recreation activities here include canoeing, mountain biking, multiple hiking trails, big game hunting, and nature and wildlife viewing and photography.The Daniel Boone National Forest is one of the best ways to experience the great outdoors when you are camping at the Natural Bridge State Resort Park Campground. This forest is federally managed for multiple uses including recreation, wilderness, wildlife, fish, water, minerals, and timber. It contains Cave Run Lake, Laurel River Lake, Lake Cumberland, multiple wildernesses, five wildlife management areas, and the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail. Other recreational opportunities in the forest include climbing, hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, trapping, and picnicking. Visitors can also enjoy boating, scuba diving, swimming, tubing, winter sports, target shooting, caving, geocaching and letterboxing, and nature viewing and photography. The Gladie Visitor Center features interpretive exhibits, cultural heritage displays, and information on the forest and its resources. There are interpretive areas in the Cumberland District and the Stearns District.

Exploring the Area

The Fitchburg Furnace Historical Site (also known as the Red River Furnace) is an artifact of the iron industry that dominated the area. Visit it with your rental motorhome at the Natural Bridge State Resort Park Campground to see a piece of American history. It was the last charcoal-fueled iron smelting furnace built in this country and is the largest charcoal furnace at 81 feet high. It is considered one of the top 25 dry masonry stone structures in the world, thanks to its intricate architectural design. The Fitchburg Furnace Historical Site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The furnace is located in the Cumberland Ranger District in the Daniel Boone National Forest. There are an information kiosk and interpretive signage at the site. There are also picnic tables for visitors.If you’re looking for more things to do when you rent a camper near the Natural Bridge State Resort Park Campground, head over to Morehead. This is the seat of Rowan County and the home of Morehead State University. It was the center point of the Rowan County War. Today, you can enjoy outdoor recreation, museums and galleries, restaurants and bars, live music and other performance venues, and more. It is part of the Foothills Quilt Trail that celebrates the rural heritage of folk art and farming. More folk art can be found at the Kentucky Folk Art Center, which also has authentic, unique works for sale in the gift shop. Don’t miss the Home for Wayward Babydolls where abandoned plastic toys live out their final days in sometimes gruesome fashions. Special events that take place here every year include the Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival and Bourbon, Boots & Bling. Visit the Morehead Visitor Center for updated information on area events, attractions, happenings, and tourist information.You can enjoy meals at the lodge’s Sandstone Arches restaurant when you are RV camping at the Natural Bridge State Resort Park Campground. Should you prefer other local options, you’ll have your pick of barbecue, home cooking, pizza, and other family-friendly foods. You may also need to refill your tank as well as your body, and there are numerous convenience stores, truck stops, and service stations.


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Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

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.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

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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.

Camper Van

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.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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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.