In the campground store we sell ice, firewood, hay, horse bedding, sodas, ice cream novelties, and commonly needed items such as batteries, toiletries, lighter fluid/charcoal, and snacks. We also have souvineer items such as coffee cups, hats, tee shirts & sweatshirts.
The nearest restaurant is only 1 mile from Hayes Canyon Campground. The Shawnnee Restaurant and Lounge in Eddyville has delicious food. Their fish fry on Friday nights draws a crowd. They welcome trail riders with hitching rails and cold drinks. Karoke on many weekends.
The Shawnee Mart gas station and convenience store is only 1 mile from Hayes Canyon Campground. They have gas and diesel, and a well-stocked convenience store with sodas, package liquor, snacks, grocery items, and Hunt Brothers Pizza (all toppings no extra charge!).
The nearest full grocery store is 12 miles East of Eddyville in Golconda, a quiet town on the Ohio River. There you will also find gas, diesel, bars, restaurants, and a Dollar General.
Only 19 miles North of Eddyville on Hwy 145 is Harrisburg. There you will find a 24-hour Super Wal-Mart, other grocery stores, many restaurants (mexican, italian, BBQ, chinese buffet, etc) and fast food. There also is a Tractor Supply Company and a Rural King in Harrisburg (both are farm stores with equine sections).
About 15 miles North of Eddyville is Hathaway's Feed, Fuel, and Garden Shop. Here you will find propane re-fills and horse feed.
23 miles from Eddyville in the town of Elizabethtown is the E-Town River Restaurant. It is a very casual fish restaurant that is floating on a pontoon on the Ohio River. Walk the gangplank sidewalk, watch the barges go by. Great and FRESH catfish!
In Marion (40 miles) IL you will find McKinney's Western Store. They have hundreds of saddles, bridles, apparrel, and every sort of horse equipment under the sun! www.mckinneyswesternstore.com
South of Eddyville 28 miles on Hwy 145 will take you to Metropolis IL, home of a Harrah's Riverboat Casino, restaurants, and the giant Superman statue guarding the town square. See Local Attractions page for more info. Another 7 miles to Paucah, KY, where there is a mall, antiques, shopping, and the national Quilt museum. The mall area has many restaurants, mostly of the chain variety (Outback Steakhouse, Cracker Barrel, Red Lobster, etc etc). The downtown area (along the Ohio River) has more eclectic dining, theaters, and coffee shops.