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Taylorsville Lake Campground

Looking to do some camping in the heart of the Bluegrass State? Taylorsville Lake Campground in north-central Kentucky is situated on the shores of Taylorsville Lake, about halfway between the cities of Louisville and Lexington. This pleasant RV campground is a few miles south of Interstate 64, making it easy to access when you rent an RV near Taylorsville. The incredible views of the human-made lake are reason enough to settle into a campsite at Taylorsville Lake Campground, though there is much more going on in the state-run recreation area.Plenty of camping spots are available when you arrive at this lovely nature park, with group camping options, equine camping for horseback riders, primitive camping for outdoor enthusiasts, and full hookup RV sites. Bathhouses, warm showers, playgrounds, and paved roads make it even easier to stay at this family-friendly campground near Taylorsville.On top of all that, you can make use of the on-site marina, sandy beaches along the shore, secluded fishing spots, a system of hiking trails wrapping around the lake, and plenty of other amazing features to keep you and your family busy when you book an RV in Spencer County.



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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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Delivery or Pickup

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

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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

When you're ready to explore some of the area's wilderness, look no further than just beyond your campsite. Taylorsville Lake State Park is a nature lover's haven. Created after damming the Salt River, Taylorsville Lake offers a variety of recreational activities, like boating, fishing, swimming, sunbathing, kayaking, canoeing, water skiing, and wakeboarding. Playgrounds, campsites, and a full-service marina add to the allure of staying at this charming state-run recreation area.E.P “Tom” Sawyer State Park is named for a Kentucky judge and is located on the outskirts of Louisville. It has scenic hiking paths, basketball courts, volleyball courts, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a BMX track, a dog walking park, a model aircraft airfield, playgrounds, a fitness center, and an urban astronomy center.Green River Lake State Park has some excellent lakefront features you can enjoy when you rent an RV near Taylorsville Lake Campground and head south. A 200-slip marina, a boat rental facility, and a deluxe campground with over 150 sites which can comfortably accommodate you and your campervan rental make this a delightful vacation spot along Green River Lake. Additionally, nearly 30 miles of nature trails promise some excellent bike riding, hiking, and horseback riding.Mammoth Cave National Park is the state’s only national park. It is quite a sight to see in person and is less than a two-hour drive south when you're RV camping at Taylorsville Lake Campground. Home to the world’s largest and longest known cave system, you can explore hundreds of miles of passageways in this underground labyrinth if you are brave enough. There are rare bat species and other subterranean critters to see in their natural habitats, and camping out at the national park ensures you can spend a few days perusing these underground tunnels.

City Sightseeing

When you're camping at Taylorsville Lake Campground, there are lots of fun activities, sightseeing spots, museums, barbecue joints, and whiskey distilleries within driving distance, in addition to three of the state’s largest cities. Louisville is the largest of three, so heading to this incredible metro area is worth it if you want to get your fill of civilization during your RV rental trip.The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory is one of the most iconic stops in the city, as well as a huge part of baseball history. This baseball bat company put the Louisville name on the map, and you can learn much more about how and why when you tour the company’s factory and museum. Learn how the bats are made and see the facility firsthand.The Louisville Mega Cavern is an exciting park located underground, complete with a BMX park, ropes course, and a unique underground zip line system. The mysteries of the underground and its unusual lighting further contribute to the fascinating atmosphere of this one-of-a-kind adventure park.Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby Museum are both found in Louisville, home to the famed horse race said to be the most important in the sport. Each year, hordes of fans pour into the area to take part in race day festivities, parties, and more. It truly is a cultural phenomenon worth seeing when you rent an RV near Taylorsville Lake Campground.Start planning your north-central Kentucky RV rental adventure today; book a travel trailer rental near Taylorsville Lake Campground and you can immerse yourself in this scenic, culture-packed setting.


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

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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.