Nolin Lake State Park RV & Campground Guide


Nolin Lake State Park was officially opened to the public in May of 2001. With 5,795 acres of lake and 333 acres of land, it has become the perfect place for outdoor recreation. It runs along the northern edge of Mammoth Cave National Park in Edmonson County. Great blue heron, wild turkey, sandhill cranes, squirrels, and other wildlife call this place home. When visiting, you'll love the mild temperatures, but you may want to consider bringing a jacket along for the chilly nights. The state park is slightly over 11 miles west of Bee Spring and 16.5 miles southwest of Brownsville.

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Spring 32-77 F
Summer 59-89 F
Fall 33-82 F
Winter 21-47 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Nolin Lake State Park

Whether you visit Nolin Lake State Park during the hot summer or cold winter, an RV is the perfect home base. Your recreational vehicle will keep you protected from all outdoor weather climates. If you don't have an RV, consider renting one from RVshare.com. All rentals come with 24/7 roadside assistance, nationwide insurance, and a dedicated team member ready to assist you.

Brier Creek Campground

Brier Creek Campground is close to Nolin Lake. There are a total of 32 sites that can accommodate any size RV, travel trailer, or fifth-wheel. The campground is surrounded by mature trees with easy access to the lake.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: No

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other amenities: Playground and boat rentals

Dog Creek Campground

Situated on the southern shores of Nolin River Lake near route 88, Dog Creek Campground has 70 campsites with modern amenities. The campground is the perfect recreational oasis for outdoor enthusiasts. All the sites are along the shoreline for easy access to the lake and beach.

  • Water hookup: No

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: No

  • Wi-Fi: No

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other amenities: Restrooms, beach, and dump station

Moutardier Campground

Moutardier Campground offers 167 campsites on the opposite side of the water from Nolin Lake State Park. All campsites have a picnic table and a metal holder for hanging up lanterns. Golf carts and mopeds are permitted inside the campground on gravel or paved surfaces.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: No

  • Wi-Fi: No

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other amenities: Picnic table, restrooms, and showers

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What to Do at
Nolin Lake State Park

Inside Nolin Lake State Park

Nolin Lake State Park is a terrific place to go fishing; since the lake has an abundance of bass, walleye, crappie, and catfish, you're bound to catch something. There are also about 9.2 miles of singletrack trails for hiking and mountain biking, plus a small waterfall can be seen on the trail. During the summer, take a dip in the lake and swim the day away or relax on the beach. Picnicking, bird-watching, and wildlife observing are also popular at Nolin Lake State Park.

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How to Get to
Nolin Lake State Park

From Bee Spring, head south on Old Bee Spring Road toward KY-259 South and turn left onto KY-259 South. Follow for about a mile and a half. Turn left onto KY-728, follow for less than seven miles, and turn left onto Orville Carrol Road. In a short distance, turn left onto State Highway 1827/Brier Creek Road, and then follow signs to the state park

Entering Nolin Lake State Park

Nolin Lake State Park is open all year round.

Nolin Lake State Park Per vehicle (1-4 adults) : $0.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Nolin Lake State Park

What is the climate of Nolin Lake State Park?

The climate of Nolin Lake State Park is moderate. The summers experience temperatures between 59 and 89 degrees Fahrenheit, and the winters are regularly as cold as 21 degrees. The park also sees regular rain throughout the year.

Are pets allowed at Nolin Lake State Park?

Pets are allowed at Nolin Lake State Park as long as they remain on leashes of no more than six feet. Additionally, all pets in the park must be up-to-date on their vaccinations.

What is the best time of year to visit Nolin Lake State Park?

You can't go wrong visiting Nolin Lake State Park any time between May and September. That way, the weather will be relatively warm to enjoy activities like hiking, picnicking, and fishing.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Nolin Lake State Park?

The park is home to quite a few interesting wildlife species. During your visit, you should keep your eyes open for great blue herons, sandhill cranes, wild turkeys, squirrels, and other birds and small mammals.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Nolin Lake State Park?

The campground at Nolin Lake State Park has 59 available campsites, 32 of which are designated RV sites. All of the RV sites are equipped with water and electrical hookups.