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Fern Lake Campground

Paducah, Kentucky


5535 Cairo Rd
Paducah, Kentucky 42001
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 60
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 37.09643
Longitude: -88.69545

Elevation: 374' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails no
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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46 Reviews

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Very friendly host, clean facilities, accommodating for all our needs. The host drove around day and night making sure all campers were doing great. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

National Quilt Museum close by and Metropolis, IL home to the giant Superman statue very close by.

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Easy to find off the interstate and close to downtown Paducah. Sites are a decent size, owner was courteous and the campground is clean. The bathrooms are dated but very clean. This is not a fancy resort style campground, this is a great place to park for a night or 2 and enjoy Paducah. We were visiting family close by and we would happily stay here again. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 36
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Had a full HU 50 amp site. Had to use levelers as gravel site was not level. Owner lives on site and was very nice and gracious. He walked me to the site and made suggestions. Did not take time to tour the Campground but it appeared very nice. Close to interstate , fuel and food. A great location. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby, Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed 3 nights after arriving without a reservation. The park was clean and I had a shady spot under the pines. It was quiet and private. There is a clean 24 hour cafe within walking distance and it's just a few minutes to downtown or the mall area. I am already registered to stay again. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $31.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed for one night and was put in the front parking lot area with a pull through site. The owner is very helpful and friendly. It rained while we were there and was sitting in a mud puddle. The area is rocked but very little and was frustrated with all of the mud. The overnight area is very tight but we did not have any issues getting in. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2018 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

We stopped on way back from Tennessee. We were hesitant after staying in another park in Paducah earlier that week. I was pleasantly surprised. The sites are a little close but acceptable the best part was the owners super people they really know how to treat a guest. We will definitely return. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
56
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2018 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

I arrived here after visiting another park in area and was very pleased with my visit. I will be working for 6 months in area and needed a clean and decent park. The sites are a little tight (I have a 42 ft RV). The staff was so helpful and I was surprised how clean everything was. The manager or owner was a super person. If you need a great park with great rates, I would definitely stay here. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
19
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2018 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

Nice little park would stay again. The staff and owner really know how to treat their customers we will be back for the quilt show. The park itself is older and sites are tight. The owner makes up for a few minor things. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
12
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Just an overnight, but we might as well have been in any parking lot. The man who checked us in was very brusque, gave us no paperwork or any information. Back row site was very close. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
back row
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here for an over night while traveling. Got the last pull thru with 50 amps as facility was full for the quilting event. Very friendly and helpful staff. The overnight sites are extremely close and we could not open an awning but was OK for our one night needs. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Overnight
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Great over night spot with easy access to and from I-24.

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

We were there as part of a rally for the Eclipse. By E-day, the place was packed, but there was still enough room for everybody. The property is very well managed and clean. Every A/C unit that was there was running, but there was only one blink and that was corrected fast. The WiFi was effective, and there are two separate systems. I can't tell you about TV. We were there for 4 quiet nights. Check the rates, they have a wide scale. If we go back to Padudcah, this would be a first choice. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
20
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Do not miss going into the old town. The architecture is classic, the flood wall murals should not be missed, and the quilt museum.... Read about that in Trip Adviser. There were other museums and things we did not get to this trip.

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Review Count: 105
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Easy to get into and great for an overnight stay. Very helpful staff. Sites are reasonably spaced and level and do the job for an overnight stay. Good wifi. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Great Mexican Restaurant directly across street!

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Owners are very nice and the property is well maintained. Bathhouse was clean and water pressure strong. Several long-term tenants. Pilot truck stop off the same exit, which was very convenient. Quiet night sleep. We heard no road or truck noise, which was nice as I'm a light sleeper. The only reason I gave the property a 7, was $34 is a bit high for what it is. Your spot is basically a parking spot on a gravel road. There is no privacy, no cable and no property amenities (except a couple swings and a pretty pond which my children did enjoy). It really is geared towards long term tenants and people like us, stopping for a quick overnight. Had it been $25, I would have given the property a 9. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

We stopped for an overnighter while passing through town. The pull-thru site we had was perfect for our purposes. It was all gravel and very wide. If you want to stay longer, there are other sites back-in sites that seem better suited. The restrooms and shower were older, but exceptionally clean. The lady who checked us in could not have been any nicer or helpful. WiFi was good with no problems. We will definitely stay again when we need to overnight in the area. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed for 6 days of Quilt Week and was well pleased w/ pretty much all aspects. Very close to all sites plus an hourly shuttle to shows and exhibits. Well maintained w/ fairly large sites (no problem w/ slides), good laundry, clean facilities. Half mile off highway and close to Pilot gas station, but really little to no traffic noise. If you're doing Paducah this is the place to stay. We camped at Fern Lake Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
52
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Great Mexican restaurant just across the street. Everything available within a 2-3 mile drive. Within a couple of miles of the Ohio River and Illinois.

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