GENERAL INFO: The campground has 35 sites and is 100 yards away from Pioneer Playhouse, Kentucky’s oldest outdoor theatre, offering 5 professional productions, all summer long. It is the closest campground to Danville, KY.
WATER AND ELECTRIC: All sites have water and electric hookups. All sites can handle 30amps, six have 50 amps. We have bathhouses and one dump station, on property.
RESERVATIONS: We never sell out, so we DO NOT take reservations, we will have plenty of sites available. We are a “first come, first serve” campground. When you arrive, stop by the office and sign in, then go find the site you like and make yourself at “home.”
-$25 per night
– $150 per week
-$400 per month
-$15 per night, one-night maximum stay
-(if not staying overnight): $3
The State of Kentucky requires us to charge 6% sales tax on nightly and weekly rates (monthly campers are not subject to sales tax).
HOURS OF OPERATION: The office is open from 9am – 5pm, Monday-Saturday. If you arrive when the office is closed, you can still park.C2 Simply slip payment through the office door, in the envelope provided. (We take cash or personal checks). Or pay in person, when the office is open.
The campground is open all year; during the winter months, the bathhouse becomes uni-sex, as we close one bathroom, during winter. (During winter: call first, to verify that all sites are open: 866-597-5297.)
PAYMENT: We accept cash, personal checks, VISA, DISCOVER, or MASTERCARD; sorry we do NOT accept American Express.
BATHHOUSES: Men’s and women’s bathhouses are available. The bathhouses are part of the theatre, a short 50 or 100 yard walk.
DUMP STATION: Is onsite, free for overnight campers, $3 for drive-bys.
TENT CAMPING: Pitch your tent wherever you like, provided it is in a grassy area. If you use the water and electric hookups, or use an RV site, then the RV rates apply. (You must pitch your tent in a grassy area and only use the bathhouse, to receive the tent camping rate.)
INTERNET HOOKUPS: We have (free) wireless internet access in the office area only, service does not reach to the campground. You may use our wireless service by bringing your computer close to our office. There are tables and chairs available near the office. Sorry, we do not provide satellite hookups.
SAFETY: The campground is very safe, police cruisers drive by, every night. (Note: worn-looking trailers located nearby are used by actors during the summer. In fall and winter, the trailers are empty.)
PETS: Pets should be on a leash, please pick up after your pet.
FIREPITS/ TABLES: Picnic tables are provided. Firepits are located in the lower campground, only. Not every site has a firepit. (There is usually plenty of wood to burn, from fallen tree limbs, etc.)
ENTERTAINMENT: We do not provide a pool or recreation area. We do have 90 acres of wooded trails, adjacent to the campground. Dinner and Shows are offered at Pioneer Playhouse during the summer. See play schedule for more information. (There are swings and children’s play areas at the nearby Millenium Park, a five minute drive away.)
We recommend visiting: Shaker Village, Perryville Battlefield, Old Fort Harrod, Old Crow Inn, Constitution Square and McDowell House as well as the beautiful cities of Danville, Harrodsburg and Perryville.
For tourist attractions in the area, vist: danvillekentucky.com.
VOLUNTEERING: If you volunteer at Pioneer Playhouse during spring and summer months, you may stay at the campground free of charge. To inquire about our volunteer opportunities, contact Charlotte Henson (owner) 866-597-5297. Pioneer Playhouse has need of the following skills: light carpentry, handy-man, landscaping, kitchen help, costuming (sewing), ushering, etc.
If you have any questions, call us toll free: 866-KYplays (866) 597-5297 or local: 859-236-2747.