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Camp Wildcat Battlefield

Old Wilderness Road, Daniel Boone National Forest, London, KY 40391
+1 859-745-3100
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Obscure Civil War Kentucky

Finding this site was half the fun. It's certainly off the beaten path but if you are into hiking... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Monica58860
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Dousman, Wisconsin
Off the beaten path for sure!

We visited on a Monday afternoon and had the place to ourselves. The gravel road to get there is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LindaLu800
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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“cannon” (6 reviews)
“reenactment” (3 reviews)
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Old Wilderness Road, Daniel Boone National Forest, London, KY 40391
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Finding this site was half the fun. It's certainly off the beaten path but if you are into hiking or a Civil War nerd, this is the place for you. Interesting history and remote family cemetery in the area

Thank Monica58860
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Monday afternoon and had the place to ourselves. The gravel road to get there is narrow -- but we didn't meet anyone going or coming! Really not that far off the highway to get there. There are some hiking trails that...More

Thank LindaLu800
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We saw the sign for the Camp Wildcat Battlefield and were taking our time to get to Gatlinburg, so we decided to check it out. The only bad part was that the road was mostly one lane and we didn't have a GPS so the...More

Thank 325keitha
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Fantasic area, hiking is perfect. The canons and trenches are a very cool component at this battle ground.

Thank Tara N
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I love history and the dedication to our fallen heros, although there was not alot to see. The road traveling to get there is very dangerous and if you meet a car even more because there are not guardrails. We did meet a local there...More

Thank katwalker479
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Most civil war battlefields have been altered drastically since the battle took place. This field is very much the same as it was when the battle took place. The trenches are visible and very well preserved. With that being said, it is not fully accessable...More

1  Thank jackieison
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

These guys did an awesome job at the reenactment. Lots of action and very well timed on the cannon shots

Thank NateB4
Reviewed 14 December 2015

As a history Professor and avid Civil War buff and Kentuckian I love visiting this place which is one of the earliest battles of the Civil War-- also great 4 wheeling in area and lots lodging in nearby London and the best lake in US...More

Thank THOMAS S
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Trenches still intact from the Civil War down the walking path. Being from this area I know that most of the area has been stripped of artifacts. The feds Took this area over several years ago. Previously metal detector enthusiast hunted this area to death....More

Thank thomasw3928
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great out of the way location. Not far from the Interstate, but a incredible scenic drive. Very well kept location, with very clean vault toilettes (fancey out house), and good interpretive wayside of the battle. Theres two battle related trails and the Sheltowee trail. The...More

Thank Shipbird1969
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