KHP Campground FAQ

Is the campground open year round?
Yes! The campground is open year round. However, the summer season is very busy and we recommend making reservations in advance.

How far in advance can I make a reservation?
Reservations can be made a year in advance of the day of your arrival.

Do you allow dogs?
The campground is pet friendly. We do ask that all dogs remain on leashes and that you do your duty, after your pet does theirs.

How do I make a reservation?
Reservations may be made on If you do not have Internet access, you may place a reservation by calling Reserve America at (888) 4KY-PARK or (888) 459-7275. Groups of 20 or more, please call (859) 259-4257 or (800) 370-6416. Maximum stay is 14 days unless approved by Campground management. Check in time is 2:00 p.m. Check out time is 12:00 noon. All guests are required to check in at the Campground store upon arrival before going to their site.

Do you have free wi-fi?
We do have free wi-fi, however the coverage is spotty in the campground. The towers are located at the top of the two bathhouses. Sites closest to the bathhouses have more consistent reception.

Do your campsites get good satellite reception?
Reception may vary at the campground. Sites 131-138 usually offer the best satellite reception.

What do I do if there is an after-hour emergency?
In case of a medical emergency, please call 911 immediately. For cases of theft, loss or disturbance please call the Kentucky Horse Park Mounted Police 24 hours a day at 859-509-1450.

Are golf carts allowed?
Golf carts are allowed on the campground property. Must have a valid driver’s license to operate a golf cart and motorcycle. Please note that you must have a valid driver’s license to operate a scooter and/or moped that is capable of more than 30 mph. A learner’s permit or moped license is sufficient on a scooter and/or moped that DOES NOT exceed 30 mph. Mopeds, scooters and golf carts must observe all traffic regulations. ATV’s are not allowed to be operated on Kentucky Horse Park property.

Who do I contact about large groups?
Groups of 20 or more, please call (859) 259-4257 or (800) 370-6416.

Can I rent the pavilion in the campground?
Yes. The pavilion is 98' x 31', concrete flooring, lighted, with a roof and solid walls on short ends, open on long sides. Available electricity is 110 with 20 amp outlets and one 30 amp outlet. The campground will supply up to 10 picnic tables and sufficient number of trash cans. Restrooms approximately 300 yards away (groups of 25 or more are responsible for renting portable toilets). In-ground water hydrant available (renters must supply their own garden hose). Campground Store opens at 8:00 a.m. and offers a variety of convenience food, necessities, and park souvenirs. Contact the campground at (859) 259-4257 for rental information.

Pavilion rentals include access to all recreational areas except the swimming pool on a first come, first served basis. By leaving a deposit with the KHP Campground store staff, Pavilion renters may sign out recreation equipment to use in the Campground. Equipment must be returned before the store closes for the day; depending on the time of year, this varies from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Do campers get discounts on site reservations?
A 10% discount is offered for Seniors 62+, Active Duty Military and Veterans, and those suffering from a disability.

Do campers get discounts on Kentucky Horse Park tickets?
Campers may also visit the world famous Kentucky Horse Park at a discounted rate and receive free parking with the purchase of their admission tickets when purchased at the Campground Store. Adults: $16.00, Children (7-12): $7.00, Children (6 and under): free of charge.

What are the campground store hours?
The Campground Store carries a wide variety of grocery items including ice and firewood plus RV supplies and Kentucky Horse Park souvenirs. Store hours vary according to season. Winter hours are Monday through Friday 8 am - 5 pm and Saturday and Sunday 9 am - 5 pm. Campers arriving after hours may still use the night drop box located at the front of the campground store. The campground remains available to campers after hours.

Do you have sewer at your sites?
We do not have sewer hookups at each site. We do have two dump stations located near the front of the campground.

Do you provide shuttles to the horse park?
Yes! Based on host availability, we are able to shuttle campers during the summer season from the campground store to the Visitor Information Center from the hours of 9 am to 5 pm daily.