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Hillman Ferry Campground

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Hillman Ferry Campground, located in the north end of Land Between The Lakes, is home to 374 campsites and offers a variety of services and amenities.  It is located along the shores of Kentucky Lake, between Moss Creek and Pisgah Bay, and features a large swimming beach area, two boat-launching ramps, a fish cleaning station, a pavilion, and an outdoor campfire theater.

The campground features basic, water, sewer, and electric sites.  All campsites have a fire ring and picnic table.  Other general amenities include modern restrooms with showers, resident staff on duty, and an Outpost Supply center offering camping supplies and rentals (open April to October).

Speaking of the Outpost, campers can go there to rent mountain bikes and take to one of the trails designed for Hillman campers.  Hiking trails, an archery range, and a ball field are also available, and the Hillman staff lead a variety of recreation programs for all ages during the summer months.

The camping season for Hillman Ferry campground runs from March 1 to November 30 (Water is available April 1-October 31.) For information on campground regulations, call 1-800-525-7077.

Hillman Ferry Campground

SEASON  March 1 through November 30
FACILITIES  Showers/restrooms, laundry, primitive or electric (water/sewer), Outpost Supply Center, beach, boat launch ramps, fish cleaning station, outdoor campfire theatre, pavilions, mountain bike rentals, hiking trails, archery range, ball fields, disc-golf practice basket
AREA MAP  Hillman Ferry Campground Map (printable PDF)
RESERVATIONS  Up to six months in advance.  Click to reserve online.
GPS  N 36 56' 47.5" / W 88 10' 52.6"  {Map It!}
LOCATION  17 miles / 23 minutes north of the Visitor Center on The Trace.

More Camping and Lodging Options for Land Between The Lakes

In addition to Hillman Ferry Campground, LBL has three other great campgrounds to choose from:  Piney Campground, Wrangler's Camp, and Energy Lake Campground.  For other campgrounds, resorts, hotels and lodging outside Land Between The Lakes, use these tools below.

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White Egret
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

Commonly mistaken for a heron, egrets can commonly be seen wading in shallow water near the lakes edge.