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HURRICANE CREEK, KY

part ofBarkley Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open through Sun Oct 19 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Hurricane Creek Campground sits along the beautiful Lake Barkley, providing plenty of fresh air and recreation opportunities.

While away the hours boating or hiking on shore. Anglers a plenty come in search of catfish and trophy bass. Wildlife spotting includes white-tailed deer and raccoons.

Natural Features:

The campground is nestled in the wooded, rolling hills of southwestern Kentucky. Lake Barkley covers 57,900 acres with 1,004 miles of shoreline and offers comfortable and refreshing water temperatures in summer months.

Recreation:

From water sports to wildlife viewing to hiking and biking, Hurricane Creek is the perfect setting for outdoor activities.

Facilities:

The campground offers 51 sites with water and electric hookups. Six of these are walk-to sites. Hot showers, laundry facilities and a playground are available.

Nearby Attractions:

The three-mile Lake Barkley State Park Trail is highly recommended. Plus the Lyon County Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, makes for an enjoyable visit. Items in the museum highlight the area's immigration history dating back to 1865.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pay Phone
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
Know Before You Go
  • For more information on Lake Barkley, Please Click Here
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    36.92, -87.97583
    36°55'12"N, 87°58'33"W

    From Paducah, Kentucky: Take I-24 east to exit 45. Turn right on Highway 293 west and go 0.3 miles. Turn left on Highway 93 south, go 5.3 miles. Turn right on Highway 274 south, go 5.7 miles. Turn right on Hurricane camp road. Campground on left.

    From Nashville, Tenn.: Take I-24 west to Exit 56. Turn left on Highway 139 north and go approximately one mile. Turn right on Highway 276, go eight miles. Turn right on Highway 274 and drive one mile. Turn left on Hurricane Camp Road; campground is on left.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    HURRICANE CREEK
    BOX 218
    GRAND RIVERS  KY  42045-0218

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (270)522-8821
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