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26 RV Parks near Smithland, Kentucky
Aug 2015 - $24.00
Great place on the Ohio river our site had 50amp we had to have the front of the RV to the river which was good as the door and and windows opened on to a large area with good views of the river.
we arrived late but the owners came out and helped get the RV on the site, this is a very nice place on the river with good fishing for Carp and Catfish.
It was incredibly peaceful here with only the noise of the water, the passing barges and the coyotes in the nearby woods.
we will come back next time we come this way. - Hilary & Tony
Sep 2011 - $20.00
Nice park with riverfront sites on the Ohio River. We stayed for 1 week. We enjoyed watching the tugs and barges going up and down the river. We had nice weather, but it seemed quite breezy most times. Our site was under a security light so very bright at night. Try to avoid a site under the 2 or 3 lights. Riverfront utilities are side by side connections so you will have a close neighbor. - User2260
Jul 2011 - $23.00
Had a campsite right on the Ohio River which was kind of cool. We watched the barges go by. That is the good. Fair amount of seasonals that pretty much keep to themselves. This place floods about every Spring and this year was worse than normal. They were still recovering. Very sandy sites. Bathhouse was so far away most campers either didn't use it (us) or drove up to it. Not close to anything. Paducah is 30 minutes away and a cool place to be on a Sat. night. Probably wouldn't stay here again but if want to just hang around a campsite and watch the barges or maybe do some fishing, this would be just fine. Quiet. - welch
Sep 2019 - $50.00
I preregistered online 2 months prior, for a full hookup site. Did NOT have sewer.
Then while leaving I needed 4 wheel drive to get up the last hill - short but steep.
Owner was friendly, but I will not stay here again. - Pfabe
Aug 2019 - $42.00
Four years as a full timer and stays at over 100 different rv parks, this was the worst. Low hanging branches, tight turns, trees and bushes scraping the side of our Coach, rude and uncaring attitude by the owner, and that's just for starters. Reserved and paid for a pull thru, but, was told to unhook the car. Unlevel spot, couldn't reach the sewer. The owner said "use your holding tanks, what's the big deal". Also said, "if you don't like it, I'll give your money back and you can leave". - PapaMike69
Sep 2018 - $43.00
This was a stopover. Although they advertised cable, there was none provided and the internet was down. The bathrooms were filthy and there was no hot water in the women's showers. This could be a beautiful place but needs a good cleaning and updating. Would not stop again. - Lemanuel
Jul 2019 - $29.00
Great place. Roads newly paved. Large swimming pool. Level sites. Shade. Extremely well maintained. Nice fishing lake. Good access to Paducah. This is what a first class RV campground should be! - Betsy from Ohio
Sep 2018 - $29.00
This is definitely an eclectic park! It contains what appears to be an old closed boat marina and open RV storage around a stunningly beautiful fishing lake with decorative fountain. There are two rustic cabins situated near the lake. There are few vacant sites. The property looks like a combination mobile home park, RV Park and gypsy encampment. Actual permanently located mobile homes and modern RVs on developed well-maintained sites sit next to 60's vintage RV's cluttered with belongings and cobbled up structures. This is not an indictment-people must make choices-but this is not your typical RV Park. That said, our site was level, clean and all utilities were convenient and reliable. Water pressure was 50 PSI at site #21 and it sported a concrete patio, picnic table and fire ring. Space was plentiful, trash dumpsters were reasonably close by and OTA TV reception was limited but clear. Laundry and showers were clean. There is a well-outfitted rec room and a nice children's playground. Propane is available on site. We stayed two nights. We felt safe and welcome. - TMN-15
Jul 2018 - $27.00
This is a park mostly for seasonals, so there are only about ten sites available to travelers. But they are pull thru's at the back of the park with some shade, so they are fine. Everyone was friendly. There is a small lake at the back of the park and lots of places to walk your dog. I would stay here again. - mary mcmoo
Sites: 30 | Recent Rate: $$$$ | 25 Reviews
Oct 2019 - $28.00
Very basic campground- no amenities no landscaping. BUT close to the road, very quiet, owner lives on site, concrete pads. Aist level. Trees planted but no shade yet. Would definitely recommend. And excellent Wifi. - User2700
Aug 2019 - $30.00
If you stay here make sure you are on a site uphill. We were on the bottom tier in site 31 and it rained. The uphill side of the slab turned into a pond and the front a river. The water spigot is in an underground box and filled with muddy water. Had to wait until the water went down so I could hookup the water. This particular slab was less level than most gravel pads I've used. No one was on site until 7:30 in the evening when they knocked on the door to collect the rent. The has several washed out areas in the roads although passable. Not worth the cost. I wouldn't stay here again. - MTRV
Jun 2019 - $16.00
This campground is just off I-24 at exit 31. It is easy to locate and easy to park in. The sites are fairly level. It is an older park and they are adding more facilities. - A hitch and hop
Sep 2019 - $140.00
We are full time in our RV and while returning from trip out west our rig needed to have repairs making it necessary to move out for a week. This state park is beautiful, facilities are great! Beautiful lodge, restaurant, and the cottage we had was very nice and clean. We had a 2 bedroom, 2 bath cottage. Screened porch and large deck snuggled back in the trees. The bonus we particularly liked is that all cottages and lodge rooms are pet friendly! We looked at a KOA with cabins and they were $170! What made this place even better is the staff - front desk manager, and her team! Made this move easier by her demeanor and caring attitude! I left a journal in our cottage and they found it! They shipped it to us ( we covered the cost) . Again excellent customer service! Thanks to everyone for a pleasant stay! - CAR
May 2018 - $38.00
When we arrived there was no one in the office. We found our spot but the pedestal was SO far away, there was no way we could hook up. After looking that the other sites, we did what they did and parked off the gravel and on the grass. We hated to do this and never put our jacks down, so as to have as minimal impact as possible on the grass. Verizon service was good and this is a nice park to stay in. It gets crowded on the weekend with LOTS of families. Very pretty park and it's nice to have a state park that can take a big rig. Bathrooms were clean but it was hard to get hot water since the markings on the shower were not clear. But it was nice to have the free showers with no sewer. Some of the roads are tight for a big rig, so choose your site carefully. We used Reserve America and the map helped. We would stay here again. Pretty park in an interesting area of Kentucky. - Danni
Aug 2017 - $23.00
Very quiet. Very restful. Nice place to camp close to city and shopping, great place to fish. - Johnjean
Apr 2013 - $23.00
Showers and restrooms were not open, which was not disclosed to us when we checked in. Had to try multiple sites before finding one with both working water and electric. Site was nice and level. They were very nice folks and when we asked about check-out time pretty much said whenever as there was no one there. - Gail K
Jul 2019 - $35.00
We have stayed here before & will stay here again. They have always been very accommodating. There is a very nice dog park, large with lots of nice grass. There is some grass by the sites but I must say nowhere near what there used to be in years past. There is a laundry & a very nice pool. Cable & Wi Fi & satellite friendly. Lots of restaurants & shopping in Paducah. Garbage pick up at the site (can provided for each site). - Connie's Co-Owner
Jul 2019 - $32.00
Rate reflects Coast to Coast Good Neighbor rate. Easy access to interstate. - Mustcamp
Jul 2019 - $33.00
We stayed here just one night while passing through the area. The sites are very close together, but fine for a one night stay. Our site (18) was perfectly level - I've had concrete pads that were not as good! We wouldn't have even unhooked our truck but we had dinner reservations. Bathrooms were very clean. We didn't use the showers, but they were in individual rooms with a toilet and looked great. There is a pool but we did not have time to check it out. Only negative is how close the sites are. The inner roads were a little tight. Everything else was great. Verizon cell service was good. WiFi was decent, but not great. We would stay here again if passing through - very convenient to the interstate. - wanderfilledlife
Jul 2018 - $22.00
Overnight stop water had foul odor had to replace filter and flush system next stop. Did not stop on return trip. - CorkySue
Nov 2017 - $20.00
We stopped for a couple of days on our way elsewhere...there were only 3 spots taken out of 212....it's had to review when it's not busy but I would think that during the summer and weekends it could be very busy and hard to get around...some of the sites are short and close together, most are level and have some shade....our site was large, and a lot of shade and the services worked great....showers were clean but I like more hot water when showering but it was ok...we had AT&T Cell signal and used our hot spots for WiFi....picked up a few channels with our antenna....easy access off the parkway and a lot in the area to see.... - smoky40
Sep 2017 - $20.00
I imagine this would be a fun place for a family that is going to spend the day at the lake and then sit around in the evenings letting the kids run amok and get to know their VERY CLOSE in proximity neighbors. Fortunately when we were here this week, there were only 6 out of 200 sites occupied so we slept well. There were camp hosts but they never approached us.
It is laid out in a grid pattern with narrow roads and short parking pads making it difficult to back in even with our smaller trailer. The rest rooms were passable, the showers were not. Screen doors are warped so bugs and frogs were inside. Second Kentucky State park this year: they need to update. It was okay for an overnight but the gates were not locked and no security ever passed, making it unlikely we will stop again. - Hidden Barb
May 2014 - $10.00
Small campground on Lake Barkley in the trees. A little rough around the edges but had lots of beautiful birds. The hosts were very nice but the computer took an extremely long time to register us. As we began showering at 8AM, the cleaning woman came in, plugged in her religious country music and began cleaning. Each sink she rinsed, each toilet she flushed, resulted in a change in water temperature and pressure. Hey COE, it is not okay to scald your patrons! Here's a novel idea - schedule a time for cleaning the restrooms so there's no conflict. Here's another - install regulators on the showers. The bath house appears old and has had many repairs but everything worked. We camped here with friends. The lawn between our sites and the lake had very deep ruts from vehicles being driven on the wet ground. One of our sites was impossible to level in. About half the sites would present a leveling challenge. Smaller campers would do better here. Sites 23-26 are on a loop and more private. Each site had two tables, one conveniently near the fire pit. No trash cans in camping area, you must take it to the dumpster by the dump station. - L. Allen
Aug 2010 - $12.00
Very small COE park, busy on weekends with locals but quiet during week. Wonderfully friendly and helpful workcampers/staff. Rate is with Senior Pass. Nice gravel sites, most with lake front access, good if you have boat. Stable electric, good water pressure. All sites accommodate small to medium size tents, trailers and RVs. Park is not really for big rigs. Only a couple sites fit big rigs and you must be very careful backing into sites due to large ditches on either side of the narrow main road. Don't believe what Reserve America says about the site length: call and talk to the park personnel directly. You need to be part mountain goat to use a couple of the pull through sites. Swimming area is mucky, needs sand in beach area and is full of goose droppings. Small playground for kids but nothing else. Too many trees for satellite. Bathrooms/showers older but clean. Sign posted says: “Please keep doors closed to keep out snakes.” OOOWWW!!! - paularonson
Jul 2008 - $20.00
We camped here in site #6 in a 32ft TT. The site has a beautiful view of the lake. The camp site is very level on a chip gravel surface. The camp site is rather tricky getting into due to the narrow camp drive. Some of the other spots looked very hard to get into some big campers might have some trouble. The bathrooms were very clean but need some shelves in the bath stalls so you can set shower stuff on. Beach is yucky, so you probably want to go to the Kentucky Dam's beach to swim. There isn't a whole lot to do for younger kids the campground has a slide and another child's playground toy. (Manual merry go round.) Dumping can be a pain as you have to make a circle to get back around to the dump station, but the dump station looks new. This is a great campground if your bringing your boat because it has two boat ramps and extra parking but that parking is a short distance from the camp sites. Nice campground for people without children or children that have enough patience to sit and fish. PS: Fishing from the bank was great. - kwnd623
Sep 2018 - $30.00
We were literally the only ones there, so difficult to review. We absolutely loved it and had beautiful views, but if it were packed with other RVs, it would have been quite different. I would say one should try to get a space (maybe site 10?) on end or edge to have wonderful views. Attractive pond in center. The owner or operator, is super nice-makes one feel really welcome. Apparently the nearby drag strip and raceway can be very noisy but they were empty while we were there. One might want to ask about that. - ClayLady
Jul 2018 - $33.00
This park is located about 4 miles off of I-24. The roads are narrow but manageable. It's in the middle of nowhere. Our pull through site was long and level but not much room between the sites. All the utilities worked well. Don't plan to get much use from the Wi-Fi because it took 30 minutes to update one app. Grass grows faster! Considering where it's located and no pool we believe it's over priced. It was okay for a one night stay but we're not sure we would stay here again because of the location. There were no car races on Sunday so we didn't have an issue with noise. - Gary T
Jun 2018 - $30.00
At time of reservation I was made aware of the race track and again at check in. I should have understood what a problem the track is when you are warned twice. The track is only 1/4 mile away and they did not stop until 12:15 a.m. The staff are friendly and park very clean. The sewer connection did require hose extension to reach as it is in the front 1/4 of site with electric & water in back 1/3. Water spigot leaked causing large mud area. No picnic table. Is well off the interstate so very quite when track is closed. Route in on public roads has low hanging tree limbs that contacted MH. Would stay again but only Sunday - Thursday nights due to track. - osok