Kincaid Lake State Park RV & Campground Guide

Kentucky

This beautiful state park is a place where everyone can spend many hours communing with nature while enjoying comfortable amenities. The park is 850 acres and features a campground, hiking trails, sports courts, a camp store, a 300-seat amphitheater with weekly movie showings, and a multipurpose building that seats 240. Kincaid Lake State Park is located midway between the large urban cities of Cincinnati, OH, to the north and Lexington, KY, to the south. The lake is 183 acres and allows 10-horsepower motorized boats and paddleboats, and everyone will appreciate the fishing. Golfing enthusiasts will love having a nine-hole golf course conveniently inside the park. 

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Weather
Spring 31-76 F
Summer 59-88 F
Fall 34-80 F
Winter 20-46 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Kincaid Lake State Park

The best way to fully experience the park and the surrounding areas is by driving your own RV or a rental RV from RVshare. This way, you have the convenience and comforts of home with the ability to move at will. You will find many nearby campgrounds where you can stay in your RV.

Whispering Hills

Whispering Hills is close to Interstate 75, allowing easy access to Lexington, Georgetown, and the Kentucky Horse Park. This park is quiet and peaceful, and you will enjoy fishing or swimming in the pond. The park is a Good Sam park and is well-rated.

  • Number of sites: 230 pull-through and back-in sites
  • Rates: Call for rates
  • Type of hookup: Full hookups
  • Electrical amps: 20, 30, and 50
  • Pool/hot tub: Pool
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Pets are allowed on a leash
  • Showers: Yes
  • Laundry: Yes
  • Other amenities: Playground, propane, outdoor games, book exchange, waterslide

Three Springs Campground

Three Springs Campground takes pride in providing comfortable amenities while emphasizing a quiet stay in a beautiful natural setting. Visitors can swim and fish, and you will find basic necessities in the on-site camp store. The park receives consistently good remarks on the cleanliness of the bathrooms and showers.

  • Number of sites: 25 pull-through and back-in sites
  • Rates: $36-$42
  • Type of hookup: Water and electricity
  • Electrical amps: 30 and 50
  • Pool/hot tub: Pool
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Pet-friendly: Pets are allowed on a leash
  • Showers: Yes

Kentucky Horse Park Campground

This unique park is dedicated to the world of horses. While visiting the Kentucky Horse Park Campground, you can view various museums and exhibits featuring resident and temporary horses, watch horse-themed events, and enjoy many of the park's features. There is a campground on-site, and you will love the easy access to all the activities.

  • Number of sites: 260 back-in sites
  • Rates: $28-$40
  • Type of hookup: Water and electricity
  • Electrical amps: 30 and 50
  • Pool/hot tub: Adult pool
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Showers: Yes
  • Other amenities: Shuttle, wading pool

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What to Do at
Kincaid Lake State Park

Inside Kincaid Lake State Park

You can swim and boat in the 183-acre lake, and you can catch largemouth bass, channel catfish, bluegill, sunfish, and crappie. There is a marina where you can rent various boats and equipment and buy bait and tackle. There are two nature trails for hiking, a basketball court, volleyball court, tennis court, and an authentic log cabin from the 1860s. You can try your skills at miniature golf, and the pool is a great place to jump in and become cool and refreshed (pool use is fee-based).

Outside Kincaid Lake State Park

Whenever you are ready to leave the park and venture outside, you will be able to find lots of things to see and do in the cities of Lexington, Cincinnati, and other towns. You can also enjoy local shopping and dining in the town of Falmouth, which is just a few miles from the park.

Restaurants

Smoking Pig Tavern

You can get great barbecue at the Smoking Pig Tavern, among other options. Fan favorites include fried pickles, pulled chicken sandwiches, fried green tomatoes, fried green beans, and a baked potato with smoked pork or chicken. The restaurant features vintage décor and offers souvenirs for sale.

Type: Barbecue

Location: 127 W Shelby St, Falmouth, KY 41040

Ming Moon

Ming Moon offers Chinese food, American-style, with all the traditional menu items. The restaurant is small, and the demand is high, so early visitors fare the best chances of getting seated. Patrons love the generous portion sizes and the quality of the food.

Type: Chinese

Location: 1311 W Shelby St, Falmouth, KY 41040

Two Rivers Pizza

Two Rivers Pizza has all the various types of pizza you could ever want. They also offer specialty salads and pasta. A favorite dish is their fig and goat cheese salad.

Type: Pizza

Location: 1094 Ridgeway Ave, Falmouth, KY 41040

El Paso Mexican Restaurant

El Paso Mexican Restaurant features both Mexican cuisine and other offerings. Some favorite dishes include their arroz con pollo (chicken with California-style veggies and rice), ribs, and shrimp fajitas with pineapple.

Type: Mexican

Location: 516 Market St, Falmouth, KY 41040

Shopping

Randy's Clothing & Footwear

You can find a variety of men's footwear and clothing at Randy's Clothing & Footwear.

Location: 205 W Shelby St, Falmouth, KY 41040

St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul is a nonprofit thrift store that benefits both smart shoppers and needs in the community.

Location: 518 Barkley St, Falmouth, KY 41040

Houchen's Clothes & Shoes

Houchen's Clothes & Shoes specializes in men's clothing, shoes, and suits. You can rent tuxedos and other formal attire.

Location: 320 Ridgeway Ave, Falmouth, KY 41040

Simply Gifted

Simply Gifted has antiques, home décor, and gifts that are offered by the owner and local vendors. Patrons can find both handcrafted and retail items for sale.

Location: 226 W Shelby St, Falmouth, KY 41040

Sightseeing

Ashland-Henry Clay Estate

The Ashland-Henry Clay Estate is a historic plantation that was owned by the Henry Clay family. It was first built in the early 1800s and then completely rebuilt in the middle of the 1800s. It features a dual-winged Italianate architecture in the Greek Revivalist style. Both the buildings and the grounds are open for public tours.

Location: 120 Sycamore Rd, Lexington, KY 40502

Smithsonian International Museum of the Horse

You can find the Smithsonian International Museum of the Horse inside the Kentucky Horse Park. The museum showcases information on horse care, the history of horses in society through the ages, and many other aspects of equine knowledge. You can visit the grave of the famous racehorse, Man o' War, and attend current horse shows that have horses from around the world.

Location: 4089 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511

Mary Todd Lincoln House

The Mary Todd Lincoln House is a Georgian house that was built in the early 1800s. Initially a tavern, the building was later turned into a residence. It then became the home of Mary Todd, who lived there before she became the wife of Abraham Lincoln. It is now a historical site, and visitors are able to see period furnishings and photographs in the house. There are also several picturesque gardens on the grounds.

Location: 578 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507

Aviation Museum of Kentucky

You can see everything from F-4 Phantoms to Bell Cobra helicopters inside the 20,000-acre Aviation Museum of Kentucky. You can also visit the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame while in the museum. The museum is home to both permanent and temporary exhibits that feature photographs and artifacts.

Location: 4029 Airport Rd, Lexington, KY 40510

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is the second-oldest zoo in the U.S. It is most known for its work with endangered species like the black rhino, and it takes part in breeding programs with species like the Indian and Sumatran rhinos. Visitors can see many different species of animals, including arctic foxes, African lions, Amazon milk frogs, Indian peacocks, and more.

Location: 3400 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45220

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How to Get to
Kincaid Lake State Park

From the south, take Russell Cave Rd and U.S. 27 to Kincaid Lake State Park Rd. From the north, take U.S. 27 S to State Hwy 177 E S in Butler. Continue on State Hwy 177 E S and take State Hwy 609 to Kincaid Lake State Park Rd.

Entering Kincaid Lake State Park

The park grounds are open all year, and the campground is open from April 1 - November 12. The boat slips and marina are open April 29 - September 30. 

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