Levi Jackson State Park RV & Campground Guide

Kentucky

Levi Jackson State Park

is an 896-acre historical area that includes a section of the Wilderness Road that early settlers used to reach Kentucky. While formerly a state park, it now goes by the official name of Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park and is operated by the city of London, KY. Visitors can explore the 8.5 miles of hiking trails, enjoy the community pool and basketball courts, or set up camp at the 136-site campground. The park is located four miles south of London, 37 miles east of Somerset, and 11 miles north of Corbin. 

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Weather
Spring 38-78 F
Summer 63-88 F
Fall 37-81 F
Winter 25-50 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Levi Jackson State Park

RVing is a fun and convenient way to visit several parks during a road trip through southern Kentucky. If you do not own an RV, then you still have options. You can rent an RV at RVshare

Westgate RV Campground

Located 7 miles north of Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park, Westgate RV Campground is in a great location and a good stop for an overnight stay. Restaurants and stores are within walking distance.

  • Water Hookup: Yes
  • Electrical Hookup: Yes
  • Sewer Hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other Amenities: Picnic tables, swimming pool, playground area, scenic drive, dining shelter with BBQ grill, restrooms with showers, historic sightseeing

Corbin/Laurel Lake KOA Journey

The Corbin/Laurel Lake KOA is located near Cumberland Falls State Resort Park and Laurel Lake. Being a Kampground of America, this RV park has a convenient reservation process and plenty of on-site amenities. Campers can enjoy canoeing, hiking, horseback riding, and water rafting.

  • Water Hookup: Yes
  • Electrical Hookup: Yes
  • Sewer Hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other Amenities: Dog park, camping kitchen, cable TV, swimming pool, public access boat ramp

Grove Campground

Grove Campground is near many attractions, such as Laurel River Lake and Daniel Boone National Forest. Located just minutes away from a marina and beach on Laurel River Lake, this campground attracts many boaters on the weekends.

  • Water Hookup: Yes
  • Electrical Hookup: Yes
  • Sewer Hookup: No
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other Amenities: Groceries at the Grove Marina, picnic table, showers, drinking water, ice, and flush toilets

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What to Do at
Levi Jackson State Park

Inside Levi Jackson State Park

While a historical site, the Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park also offers plenty of recreational options throughout the year. Visitors enjoy hiking on multi-use trails, playing mini-golf, swimming, and horseback riding. One of the most popular on-site attractions is the aerial adventure park; it features 60 elements, including zip-lines, rope bridges, and suspended tunnels. History buffs will want to check out the Mountain Life Museum, which houses crafts from local artists, and McHargue’s Mill, a reproduction working watermill.

Outside Levi Jackson State Park

The region outside of Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park is home to many dining and shopping options. While a small city of just under 8,000, London has all the restaurants you could want. Southern Kentucky also has many scenic lakes that are perfect for boating and fishing.

Restaurants

Gondolier Italian Restaurant

If you want good Italian food, settle in at the bar or patio seating at Gondolier. This restaurant has Italian favorites like pizza, chicken parmesan, rigatoni primavera, calamari, breadsticks, Caesar salad, and cannolis.

Type: Italian

Location: 305 W Highway 80, London, KY 40741-1035

Old Town Grill

Old Town Grill is an American restaurant located inside of the Dog Patch Travel Center. This restaurant offers homemade favorites, such as steak, fried pork chops, prime rib, fried green tomatoes, and potato cakes.

Type: American

Location: 25 Dogpatch Trading Center, London, KY 40741

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen

For affordable menu items and a pleasant atmosphere, head to Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen. Popular menu items include barbecue ribs, fried shrimp, broccoli cheese casserole, grilled salmon, and New Orleans Pasta.

Type: American

Location: 125 Faith Assembly Church Rd, London, KY 40741-9662

The Abbey

The Abbey is a local pub and bar. Here, you will find American favorites elevated to the next level. Menu items include bison burgers, black bean burgers, fried green tomatoes, grilled chicken, chicken tenders, and Philly chicken sandwich.

Type: American

Location: 132 N Main St, London, KY 40741-1369

Mama Rosa’s Chicago Style Sandwich

This American restaurant features some authentic Chicago cuisine. Menu items include the Italian Beef Bomber, hot dogs, Windy City Meatball Bomber, and polish sausage sandwich.

Type: American

Location: 805 S Main St, London, KY 40741-1995

Shopping

Wildcat Flea Market

Head to Wildcat Flea Market to check out a variety of vendors and unique items. You can find clothing, DVDs, books, handbags, furniture, and guns.

Location: 590 E Hal Rogers Pkwy, London, KY 40741

Vendors Mall

Interested in thrifting? Vendors Mall is a thrift mall heaven made up of vendors and booths. It has plenty of variety from garage sale stuff to antiques.

Location: 1803 N Main St, London, KY 40741

Burkes Outlet

Burkes Outlet is a chain department store that sells clothes for all occasions and beauty products. They sell brand name products at a discount price.

Location: 1724 KY-192, London, KY 40741

Paper Dolls

At Paper Dolls, you'll find stylish clothing for every occasion. This women's boutique sells unique clothing items and a variety of accessories.

Location: 1280 S Laurel Rd #4, London, KY 40744

Main Street Games & Comics

If you have a comic fan in your entourage, stop at Main Street Games & Comics and check out the good deals on rare products. You can find storage boxes, comic bags, comic cards, comic magazines, and more. The comic store also buys back video games.

Location: 1106 S Main St, London, KY 40741

Sightseeing

Wood Creek Lake

Wood Creek Lake is a 672-acre reservoir in the middle of Daniel Boone National Forest. Visitors can enjoy fishing, hiking, camping, and picnicking. The lake is also tranquil and relaxing. You will have plenty of opportunities to get pictures of this beautiful countryside.

Location: 1 Wood Creek Lake Rd, London, KY 40741

Camp Wildcat Battlefield

If you want to learn more about Kentucky's unique role in the Civil War, add Camp Wildcat Battlefield to your itinerary. Visitors can access the interpretive plaza and the battle monument.

Location: Hazel Patch Rd, London, KY 40744

London Dragway

London Dragway is a drag strip where you can see off-road racing. The seats are up close to the action, and the stadium has a beautiful backdrop.

Location: 3835 White Oak Rd, London, KY 40741

Harland Sanders Café and Museum

The Harland Sanders Café and Museum is the historic restaurant where Colonel Harland Sanders developed his famous KFC recipe. You can also visit the museum that showcases KFC memorabilia and the original kitchen. This location also has a KFC restaurant.

Location: 688 Hwy 25, Corbin, KY 40701

Wildcat Adventures Off-Road Park

Wildcat Adventures Off-Road Park is a 2,000-acre family-oriented off-road park in the mountains. This park offers many activities, such as a campground, 100 miles of riding trails, RV campsites, and a camp store.

Location: 7800 US-25, East Bernstadt, KY 40729

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How to Get to
Levi Jackson State Park

Levi Jackson State Park is located a little off Interstate 75 in London. Interstate 75 extends over a 191.7-mile course through Kentucky from Williamsburg to Covington. You want to follow I-185 N, I-85 N, and I-75 N to North Corbin and take exit 29. After getting off on the exit, you must continue to US-25 N and drive to State highway 1006, which turns into Levi Jackson road.

Entering Levi Jackson State Park

Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park is open daily from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Per vehicle : $0

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