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Region South Central Kentucky

Nestled in the heart of the Bluegrass, Campbellsville is one of Kentucky's best-kept secrets. With plenty to explore and experience, it's no wonder visitors keep coming back to this unique part of the state.

At the core, Campbellsville is an oasis for outdoor adventure. While you are here, explore Green River Lake State Park's 8, 210 acres of beauty and excitement! Three of the county's eight campgrounds can be found lakeside, offering adventure-seekers a front row seat to all the recreational opportunities Green River Lake has to offer. The lake is also home to Kentucky's only floating cabins, accommodations custom-made for outdoor enthusiasts!

Green River Lake is a popular destination for fishing, boating and water skiing—with 40 miles of trails. You can explore the terrain by hiking, mountain biking, even horseback riding. Looking for a little R&R? Come visit our beaches at Lone Valley Campground, Pikes Ridge Campground and Smith Ridge Recreational Area for a welcome respite on a warm summer day.

Campbellsville's Civil War historic sites are also not to be missed. The Battle at Tebbs Bend has been called "one of the most outstanding small victories in the Civil War. The reverence for history continues in Campbellsville's Downtown, where many buildings are noted on the National Register of Historic Places. While you are here experience a rejuvenating day at one of our spas, then dine in downtown Campbellsville. Main Street hums with the bustle of shops and eateries in a small-town atmosphere.

Unlock a window to the past. Experience the charm of a bygone era. Come be refreshed and revitalized and be sure to bring your taste for outdoor adventure! Enjoy your stay in Campbellsville, one of Kentucky's great destinations!