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Dog Creek Campground is a secluded camping destination nestled along the shores of Nolin River Lake in Kentucky. Nolin River Lake State Park offers a perfect backdrop for camping, fishing, boating, and enjoying the great outdoors.


Dog Creek Campground is located within Nolin River Lake State Park:

  • Address: Usually specific addresses are not provided for campgrounds, but it is within the vicinity of Cub Run, KY.
  • Region: The campground is situated in the western part of central Kentucky.

Camping Facilities

  • Campsites: Dog Creek Campground typically offers a variety of campsites, including RV sites with electric hookups and primitive tent sites for a more rustic experience.
  • Amenities: Campground amenities may include restrooms, showers, drinking water, picnic tables, and fire rings at each campsite.
  • Pets: Pets are usually allowed but must be kept on a leash at all times.


  • Boating: With Nolin River Lake offering ample water recreation, boating is a popular activity.
  • Fishing: Anglers can enjoy fishing in the lake, which is known for bass, catfish, and crappie.
  • Hiking: Hiking trails in the area offer scenic views of the lake and surrounding forest.
  • Swimming: There may be designated swimming areas within the park.
  • Wildlife Viewing: The park's diverse ecosystems make it an ideal spot for wildlife watching.

Reservations and Fees

  • Reservations: It is recommended to reserve sites in advance, which can often be done online or by phone.
  • Fees: Fees vary based on the type of site and amenities provided.

Seasonal Availability

  • Open Season: The campground might have specific open and close dates, often coinciding with the warmer seasons when outdoor activities are most pleasant.
  • Weather: Kentucky's weather can be hot and humid in the summer with cooler temperatures in the fall and spring.

Rules and Regulations

  • Quiet Hours: Most campgrounds enforce quiet hours, typically starting from late evening to early morning.
  • Fires: Campfires should be kept within designated fire rings or pits and monitored at all times.
  • Alcohol: Alcohol policies may vary; some state parks allow alcohol while others do not.

Contact Information

For the most current information on Dog Creek Campground, including reservations, fees, and regulations:

  • Phone: You should call the Nolin River Lake State Park's administration or the campground's direct contact number.
  • Website: Visit the official state park website or the National Recreation Reservation System.

This is a general guide, and specific details may vary. Always check local and current sources for the most up-to-date information before planning your trip.

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