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GENERAL BUTLER STATE RESORT PARK, KY

Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Sat Aug 01 2015
109 site(s) found

Description

This hilltop resort that sits where the the Ohio and Kentucky Rivers meet honors a prominent military family. Named for General William Orlando Butler, the familys military fame spanned from Colonial times through the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Mexican War and the Civil War.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • ATM (available in Lodge Lobby)
  • Admin Service, Copying
  • Admin Service, Faxing
  • Art & Museum
  • Bathhouse
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating, Kayaking
  • Boating, Pedal
  • Cabins
  • Campground Host
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Canoeing
  • Cottages
  • Cultural Sites/ Exhibits
  • Dining
  • Dump Station
  • Field sport/activities
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood (available at Camp Gate)
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fishing
  • Fishing park lake
  • Golf
  • Golfing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Moderate
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Historical Areas/Struct.
  • Horseshoes
  • Laundry
  • Lodging group facilities
  • Lodging, Cabins
  • Maintenance, Facility
  • Meeting Space
  • Museum
  • Newspapers
  • Officer/Ranger Station
  • Paddle Boat Rentals
  • Park Lake (Fishing Only)
  • Parking
  • Pay Telephone
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Putt-Putt
  • Recreation Programs
  • Rentals, Boat Pedal
  • Rentals, Boat, Jon (paddle)
  • Rentals,Boat,Canoe
  • Restaurant
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming - Pool
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Viewing Platform/Overlk
  • Volleyball
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lane
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Maintenance, Rv/Camper
  • area attraction
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Churches
  • Hospital
  • Information Center
  • Town
  • Winery Tours
Within 10 Miles
  • Antiquing
  • Mall
  • Scenic driving routes
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
Alerts and Important Information
The park now has WIFI connection capability. The access code can be purchased at the Campground Booth. Variable rates apply:
  • 1 Day - $3.99
  • 3 Day - $9.99
  • 7 Day - $19.99
  • 14 Day - $29.99
  • 30 Day passes are no longer available.



  • Please note:

  • The maximum reservation window is 12 months in advance to the date.
  • New Inventory is made available when the call center opens.
  • There is a 1 night minimum stay during the week at all parks.
  • There is a 2 night minimum stay on peak season weekends at all parks with the exception of the Kentucky Horse Park.
  • The minimum stay on peak season weekends at the Kentucky Horse Park is 1 night.
  • Customers may arrive on a Friday or Saturday and stay a minimum of two nights.
  • Customer service is authorized to fill in any empty spaces caused by the 2-night weekend stay rule.
  • Please note the following:

  • Longer minimum night stays are required at most campgrounds during holiday periods.
  • Parks prohibits the importation firewood by campers from any state outside of Kentucky. This is in an effort to help prevent the introduction of the Emerald Ash Borer into the state. Firewood is available for sale in the state park campgrounds.http://parks.ky.gov/regulations/firewood.htm
  • Please note that the Kentucky Department of Parks permits the use of non-licensed vehicles in campgrounds, including golf carts, only by those individuals with a disability. This policy will be enforced for the safety of all guests.
  • Kentucky Campground sites can be occupied by a maximum of 8 occupants. Four (4) adults and children 16 and under are included in the base rate. Each additional adult is $5.00 per night will be collected upon arrival at the park.
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    38.66444, -85.15056
    38°39'52"N, 85°9'2"W

    The resort is located 44 miles northeast of Louisville. From Louisville, take I-71 to Carrollton. If you are coming from the Huntington area traveling west off of I-64, take exit #172. Drive north on Hwy 1, to Triple A Hwy north. Take Triple A Hwy North to I-275 West. Drive West on I-275 to I 71/75 South, then I-71 South to Exit 44. Turn right on Hwy 227 to the Park.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    GENERAL BUTLER STATE RESORT PARK
    1608 HWY 227
    Carrollton  KY  41008

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (502)732-4826