Camping in Red River Gorge

Welcome to Callie’s Lake and Campground in Red River Gorge Kentucky! Our beautiful fifty acre campground is located within the Daniel Boone National Forest in Eastern Kentucky, and we are very pleased to offer RV and primitive camping next to our fully stocked four acre fishing and swimming lake.

We have over 45 level, clean primitive campsites with fire rings, picnic tables and gravel driveways. All of our RV sites are equipped with 30 amp and 50 amp electric hookups. We strive to offer you a safe, clean and beautiful place to camp, fish and swim during your stay. Plus, you can fill your bellies at our country store and restaurant, and catch entertainment at our concert stage. We look forward to seeing you and your family at Callie’s Lake and Campground very soon!


We Welcome Large Groups




Reviews from Our Guests

  • Megan R. Avatar

    This campground was exactly what we were searching for - It was peaceful and the scenery was hard to beat.... read more - 3/27/2021

    Samantha Bowles-Eldridge Avatar

    positive review  This place is amazing! We will be back in just a couple weeks. Callie herself was so sweet and helpful.... read more - 5/31/2021

    Chris Stillwell Avatar

    positive review  We found this campground by mistake two years ago, and I'm sure glad we did. Since then we have... read more - 8/15/2021

  • Glenda Martin Avatar

    positive review  My first campground experience was awesome even though Mother Nature didn’t cooperate. Staff is so friendly and accommodating. Facilities... read more - 5/30/2021

    Loving L. Avatar

    We stayed here from Sunday to Wednesday. We arrived and was greeted by Shayne who took us around to show... read more - 8/20/2021

    Patricia Michelle Bowles Potts Avatar

    positive review  This campground is very warm and inviting. The owners are awesome. They have hayrides, fishing, paddle boating and a great... read more - 4/10/2021

  • Kevin B. Avatar

    If you want to feel at home this is the place. Home cooking, friendly staff, regular return campers and a... read more - 5/15/2021

    Kelly Ann Duebber Avatar

    positive review  Beautiful, clean and very friendly staff. The lake is clean and gorgeous and makes it a great atmosphere. The bathrooms... read more - 11/16/2020

    Carole Carter Avatar

    positive review  Great, home cooked food and gift shop, clean clean bathrooms, warm water, nicest staff, excellent sites, gorgeous views, I could... read more - 5/09/2021

Activities in Red River Gorge

Located minutes from Nada Tunnel and only 5 miles from the heart of Red River Gorge, Callie’s Lake and Campground is the perfect base for all your adventures in the area. Whether you are planning a hike through the wilderness, a kayak trip down Red River, climb our nationally known cliffs or partake in the areas best attractions, we would love to have you stay with us.


Camping Life

Nothing better then sitting by a campfire enjoying the crackling and popping. Here at Callie’s we have clean shower houses, a lake to fish or swim, basketball goals, volleyball courts, playground, and a store for when you’re hungry and with all your camping needs!!Our store is open Monday-Thursday 12-7:30pm. Friday-Saturday 7:30-10:30pm. Sunday 7:30-6pm. We have full hookups $40 a night, Electric and Water $35 a night, Electric only $30 a night, we have approximately over 75 PRIMITIVE SITES $10 per person per night 12 and under FREE. ...

Who’s ready for camping season to be here???? 🏕 🔥 I know we are ready!! Sites for season 2021 are already booking up! To make sure you don’t miss out any this year go to our website to book a site!!! ...

We will be having lots of fun at Callie’s Lake and Campground ⛺️. We will be having inflatables 12-6, Hayrides, face and pumpkin paintings, and trick or treat. The public is invited to come join the fun!

Cozy by campfire 🔥 ...

Who’s ready for crisp fall nights making s’mores by a warm campfire? ⛺️🔥 Photo captured by: @joshua.allen_visuals ...

Little Savannah worked with Callie on a busy Saturday night. She insisted to work in the store instead of playing on her last night with us. She learned how to run the cash register and stock up the pop cooler. Such a hard little worker and all she wanted for payment was an ice cream!! 🍦 #workforalmostfree #futureemployee #minicallie ...