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Columbus-Belmont State Park

350 Park Road, Columbus, KY 42032
+1 270-677-2327
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Stop over spot

Nice campground. Some full hook ups. Nice historic site. Would recommend. Campground was very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Krissypoo73
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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A Great Civil War Park

During the early part of the Civil War-there was an attempt to put a heavy chain across the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Ron A
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Brooklyn, Iowa
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350 Park Road, Columbus, KY 42032
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice campground. Some full hook ups. Nice historic site. Would recommend. Campground was very crowded on our overnight stay. Would book ahead.

Thank Krissypoo73
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

During the early part of the Civil War-there was an attempt to put a heavy chain across the Mississippi River to cause the northern gunboats to slow down and thus be fried upon by the huge canons of the South. The park has excellent examples...More

Thank Ron A
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Climbing through all the trenches and imagining things was something I enjoyed doing here when I was a kid. The view of the Mississippi River is breathtaking. The park is just big enough for anyone to get a workout while walking through the trenches built...More

Thank DrkDiggler
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Have visited this park many times in my youth and again annually the last 20 years or so. Still love it and never tire of walking the paths above the river.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is one of the nicest campgrounds we have seen. The view overlooking the Mississippi is awesome. The campground hosts and staff members were very friendly and helpful. When we needed to purchase firewood, they delivered it to our campsite and even brought brochures for...More

Thank TAMMYFORDCUEVAS
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is a beautiful state park in far western Kentucky. A lot of civil war history happened here. There is a nice museum that has a small admittance fee.The grounds are meticulously maintained. There is a nice snack bar that is opened daily. The views...More

Thank Bob B
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We travelled from Michigan to this park in Kentucky. The park is a very nice park, the only complaint I really have is that the website for the campsites lists the slope (Driveway Grade) for each site as moderate. Unfortunately we picked spot #25. Most...More

Thank Laurie S
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We stayed in this park for two night. By far, one of the best parks, private or state, that we have ever visited. The entire place was amazing. Showers and laundry nice and clean. The sites and lawns all through the park were so well...More

Thank Terry L
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have read about this park for years and finally was in the area so we went, It is on a maybe 180 foot bluff above the river with a camp ground, picnic shelters, grills, and a restored old house with a museum that was...More

Thank roamer7456
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We spent over an hour wandering (& dodging lawn mowers) the historic portion of the park. Description plaques about its use as a fort during the WBtS and the Battle of Belmont across the river are located all over. Some of the cannon fr/ the...More

Thank tencatdaddy
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Mastajitsudo
3 July 2016|
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Response from al w | Reviewed this property |
There is a water park about an hour and 15 minutes away in Eddyville, Ky. Discovery park of America is 35 minutes away in Union City, Tn. Check them out on trip advisor too.
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bigfatfern
12 January 2015|
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Response from Cynthia R | Reviewed this property |
No. It is a great park for hiking and picnics but no swimming
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