Military Park Fort Knox Camp Carlson Recreation Area
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Address: 9186 US Highway 60, Muldraugh, Kentucky 40155
GPS: 37.903049, -86.025051
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Local Directions: From I-65 North or South, take exit 102. This is HWY 313 going West. Go 11 miles to first stop light and turn right (North) onto US 31W. Go 9 miles from this stop light, through the town of Radcliff and past the main entrance to Fort Knox, and you will be at another stop light. At this light take a left turn onto US 60 West, go about 2.5 miles. Camp Carlson is at the bottom of the hill on the right side of the road. At the turn in, stay to the right. The office is the first building you will see.

Contact Information
Local Phone: 1-502-624-4836
Website: http://www.militarycampgrounds...

All year
28 RV Sites, 53 Tent Sites, 35 Electric and Water, 18 Electric Only, 30 Amps, 50 Amps

Daily Rates: $5.00 - $19.00
Payment Methods: Cash

Facilities & Services
Bathhouse / Restrooms, Dump Station, Hot Showers, Laundry

Fishing, Playground

All Ages, No Reservations, Pets Welcome
For the use of Active, National Guard, Reservists, Retired, 100% DAV. DoD Civilians. Free WI-FI via TengoInternet with coupon available at Campground. Intermittent cell phone coverage. Sites C1, C2, D4, D5, and D6 should provide good to excellent satellite Internet and satellite TV for those with roof mounted systems. Other sites would require movable tripod systems. 120 day stay limit. Higher rates are for pull-thru sites. Lodging rates vary on dates and accommodation size. Dump station available at campground ($2 for guests). Located just five minutes from the heart of Fort Knox, Camp Carlson Army Recreational Area spans 65 acres of natural beauty, with a 25 acre lake that Catfish, Bluegill, Crappie and Bass call home. Camp Carlson is the perfect setting for an escape week, weekend or day and is ideal for Unit, family and extended family outings. There are NO tours to the gold vault.
Total Sites53
RV Sites28
Tent Sites53
Electric and Water (35)Electric Only (18)
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Facilities and Services
  Hours Description Fees
Bathhouse / Restrooms  
Dump Station  
Flush Toilets  
Hot Showers  
  Hours Description Fees
Fishing   Catfish, Bluegill, Crappie and Bass
Sports Field  


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Good location
September 15, 2012
Clean and well kept. Poor site layout, many sites turned so entry door opened to street. Our fire ring was only about three feet from road. The 120 day limit is with a wink and nod. Homesteaders still there, at $13 a day they won't leave. Wifi is useless. The place is okay for stop over on your way to somewhere else.

We stayed here in a Class A Motorhome.
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