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Rough River Dam Campground

Are you shopping for an idyllic and fun camping vacation that’s both relaxing and full of adventures? Then your best option might just be to book an RV in Grayson County. Not only can you camp at Rough River Dam Campground which is great, but you’ll also get to see more of beautiful Kentucky and its nature, culture, and history. At the RV campground, you can check out the fishing lake or the playground, or sit back and just be for a moment or two - how often do you usually have time for that? Have a delicious picnic by one of the tables, and end an exciting day cozying up by the campfire, waiting for the s’mores to get just perfect.Another neat thing about RV camping at Rough River Dam Campground is that you won’t have to worry about all the small things that can make spending your night in nature a bit of a nuisance. Like restrooms and showers, which you have easy access to at the RV park, or water, or a dump station. You might also find a pull-through site, and there are electric hookups for your motorhome rental.When you rent a camper near Rough River Dam Campground, you’ll also be able to visit all the amazing places in the area. Like nearby Falls of Rough, or the city of Leitchfield, both with lots of fun things going on. You can also drive to the larger places of Owensboro, Elizabethtown, and even Louisville, but you might not want to - not with all the vineyards, history, events, and recreation opportunities so close to your Falls of Rough RV rental. There are forests, parks, caves, and several golf courses.



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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

Just outside the door of your RV rental are the natural beauty and recreational fun that is Rough River Dam State Resort Park, which means that you’ll be able to use the trails and admire the views and the wildlife whenever you feel like it, quite the luxury. You can also go boating and fishing, and if different kinds of bass including largemouth, Guadalupe, and spotted bass happen to be your favorite, then you’re definitely in luck. If not, just forget to put on bait or keep your fingers crossed for other game fish. There’s also mini-golf and swimming, for anyone who’s not an avid angler.Rent an RV in Falls of Rough, and you’ll be able to spend a whole day on the water if you so please - and you don’t even have to leave the park. Within the resort park, you can rent a whole lot of different floating devices, including boards, kayaks that come in both tandem and single, and canoes. You can choose to just mess around on the river and really get some quality me-time, or you can do some exploring of the area. There are snacks and sunscreen, and you can even lock up your keys and phone while out on the water.Your next destination might not be as close to your campsite at Rough River Dam Campground, but it’s totally worth the drive. You might have heard of it, seeing as it’s one of the most famous - and quite possibly the largest - cave systems in the world: Mammoth Cave National Park. Explore the caves, go on tours, try zip-lining and rappeling, or go on an underground boat tour - you can learn all there is to know about the caves, and even visit a zoo down-under (yes, it’s an Australian-themed zoo).

Exploring the Area

For some local exploring and entertainment, park your rental RV in Leitchfield and have a look around. You might be lucky and get to experience Grayson County Fair, a most festive event that’s packed with fun for all ages. Raise your heartbeat by going on one of the carnival rides, make sure you don’t miss any of the pageants, and give your vocal cords a warmup so that you can enter the karaoke contest.There’s also drag racing, and lots of food just waiting for you.Even if you miss the county fair, you can still go to Art in the Park where you can take a look at local art, listen to music, and try some yummy food. Find the perfect, unique gift for your family and friends, or even for yourself. If you didn’t manage to find something that speaks to you, peruse one of the local stores instead, and whatever you do, don’t forget the antique mall.Are you close to booking a travel trailer rental in Falls of Rough right now? You’d better not wait for too long before you confirm your booking, or you’ll risk missing out on this fantastic area.


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Find the perfect RV for Rough River Dam Campground

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All towables

Trailer

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.

All drivables

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.