Learn about camping and boondocking in Kentucky

Kentucky Camping Laws and Regulations

All the laws and regulations within the State of Kentucky that pertain to camping, campfires, and other activities associated with camping, including overnight parking...

603 KAR 5:040. Use of rest areas

This is the set of rules adopted by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet regarding the public use of its highway rest areas.

A Guide to Boondocking in Kentucky

Boondocking in Kentucky! Boondocking in Kentucky is largely limited to Daniel Boone National Forest and Land Between the Lakes NRA. Otherwise, there are no BLM lands in Kentucky, though there are boondocking opportunities at state wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes. Some casinos in Kentucky will offer multiple-night parking at their parking lots. Kentucky Boondocking Map This Kentucky Boondocking Map contains locations of free boondocking and free campgrounds where bloggers and YouTubers have produced detailed reviews. Click on a map marker to access their reviews… [AK] [AL] [AR] [AZ] [CA] [CO] [CT] [DE] [FL] [GA] [HI] [IA] [ID] [IL] ... Read more

Kentucky Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at rest areas in Kentucky? How long can you stay at a Kentucky rest area? Can you sleep in your vehicle at a Kentucky rest area? Is camping permitted? What are the full Kentucky rest area rules?