Just a quick follow-up.
I imagine you will be happy at either place but we have found
Corps of Engineers camp grounds generally have a little more
space between sites than most Kentucky state park camp grounds.
BUT I admit we have not been to any camp grounds at Nolin lake.
We have camped at Rough River lake in the Corps camp ground and
it was great.
We've also camped at Land Between the Lakes in Western KY and
it was also a fine spaced out campground run by the Corps.
Here is a link to the Corps web site for Nolin lake.
click on recreation and then the camping link on the right side of the
I hope you enjoy your trip to Kentucky and Mammoth Cave.
We'd love to hear a follow up report when you get back home.