Campbell County, Kentucky

Welcome to the official website of Campbell County, Kentucky!

The Parks & Recreation department maintains county parks and provides recreational opportunities for residents and visitors.

Parks and Camping

With its hilly topography, abundance of water, and miles of greenspace, Campbell County is the place to be for the outdoor enthusiast and adventurer. With water on three sides, it is surrounded by the most navigable waterway of any county in Kentucky. The County also offers thousands of miles in dedicated greenspace for those looking to seek adventure by land.


Parks close at dusk daily

Regular Park Season: March 1 through October 31
Ranger Station opens and day/season passes sold
Vehicle access permitted in campground areas

Camping Season: Late March through October 30
RV Campground opens last week in March
Bathrooms Open
Full Camping opens late April
Watercraft and other rentals begin late April (sooner if weather permits)

Winter Season: November 1 – March 1
Entrance gates open during daytime hours (weather permitting)
Bathrooms closed; Port-o-lets available
Access to Boat Dock
Vehicle access permitted in Campground through November 30 and foot & bike traffic are open & encouraged after Dec 1st!

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Larry Harrod,
Parks & Recreation Manager

AJ Jolly Park
1501 Race Track Rd
Alexandria, KY 41001
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AJ Jolly Park
AJ Jolly Park

AJ Jolly Park

AJ Jolly Park & Campground is an award-winning, 1000 acre park that offers many outdoor activities. Everything from camping, fishing, kayaking, frisbee golf, music festivals, 20 miles of horseback riding trails, 18 holes of golf and much, much more.

Pendery Park
Pendery Park

Pendery Park

The 72-acre Pendery Sports Park offers an array of sporting facilities to meet the needs of outdoor enthusiasts- 8 baseball fields, 1 NBA size basketball court, 6 soccer fields, and a three-quarter mile walking trail. In addition, the park offers 5 picnic shelters with tables for you and your family to enjoy a fun-filled day of activities.
Lakeside Commons
Lakeside Commons

Lakeside Commons

Lakeside Commons Park is a small pocket park situated near the Campbell County Senior Center and the Cooperative Extension Service building. The park features a pond with a fountain, a winding path, a gazebo, park benches and picnicking areas. An additional path leads to the Cooperative Extension building that has another fountain and a lovely display garden.

Hawthorne Crossing Conservation Area

The Hawthorne Crossing Conservation Area is 135 acres off of Trapp Road in Alexandria managed by the  Campbell County Conservation District.

AJ Jolly Community Development Council
AJ Jolly Community Development Council

AJ Jolly Community Development Council

The Jolly Park CDC was formed for the support and appreciation of A.J. Jolly Park and Golf Course.

Park Master Plan

The Campbell County Fiscal Court has adopted the following Park Master Plan.