Camp Wildcat Preservation Foundation




Battlefield Site

Battle History

Plan Your Visit





rulesHELP PRESERVE OUR HERITAGE: Archaeological sites are fragile resources. Once destroyed they are gone forever. Help preserve Kentucky's past by not disturbing or collecting historical or archaeological artifacts. Report any looters to the London Ranger Station at 606-864-4163. All artifacts are protected by federal and state law.

As a visitor to a Camp Wildcat Battlefield, you are asked to follow certain rules designed to protect the historic property and the natural environment, to ensure the health and safety of visitors and to promote a pleasant and rewarding experience for all visitors. Local law enforcement and National Forest officers are empowered to enforce the regulations and rules. Please take time to read and understand them.

You are responsible for your own safety. Watch for natural hazards. Please, remember to be careful.

State Traffic and Game Laws
State traffic and game laws apply to national forests unless otherwise specified.

Business Activities
Permits are required for any commercial activity.

Operation of Vehicles
Obey all traffic signs. State traffic laws apply.
When operating vehicles of any kind, do not damage the land or vegetation or disturb wildlife. No vehicles are allowed off road in this area.
Use cars or other legal motor vehicles only for entering or leaving. Park only in marked parking areas.
Do not block, restrict or interfere with the use of roads or trails.
Off highway vehicles (OHVs) and all terrain vehicles (ATVs) are not permitted in this area.

Fireworks and Firearms
Fireworks are prohibited. Do not set off fireworks or other explosives.
Firing a gun is not allowed: a) in or within 150 yards of a residence, building, campsite, developed recreation site or occupied area; b) across or on a road or body of water; c) in any circumstance whereby any person may be injured or property damaged; and d) outside of hunting season.

Horses and other livestock are not allowed in this area.

Do not carve, chop, cut or damage any trees or vegetation.
Do not deface or damage any signs, structures, or facilities.
Preserve and protect this site and all National Forest land. Leave all natural and historic areas the way you find them.
Do not damage or remove any historic or archaeological resources.

Public Behavior
No fighting or boisterous behavior.
Keep noise at a reasonable level. Please be considerate of fellow visitors.

Throw all garbage and litter in containers provided for this purpose, or take it with you.
Garbage containers, when provided, are reserved for use by visitors, not visitors to or owners of private lands or lands under permit.
Use toilets properly. Do not throw garbage, litter, or other foreign substances in toilets.

Pets and Animals
Pets must always be restrained or on a leash.

Audio Devices
Operate any audio device, such as a radio or musical instrument, so that it does not disturb other visitors.

Federal Regulations
All visitors and users of national forests are subject to federal regulations. The points of conduct listed are generally included in and enforceable through federal regulations. All of the regulations are published in Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations and are on file at all Forest Supervisor and District Ranger offices. Violation of orders and regulations is subject to punishment by fine or imprisonment. Authority: 16 USC 551, 7 USC 1011(f).