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The Ponderosa

· South Pittsburg, Tennessee
5 acres hosted by Jan R.
3 tent sites
Jan is a Star Host
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Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
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Enjoy the comforts of home—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT!! We are CLOSING THE POOL ON SEPT 17TH, 2023. 2024 WILL BRING IN A NEW POOL LINER!! YAY!! PLANS TO RE-OPEN POOL FOR 2024 IS MAY!! NO HOT TUB! We lost our hot tub last year due to overuse of patrons from pool partiers. We rent our pool out on weekends but if you would like to have it while you are here let us know and we will rent it to you. $300 all day We look forward to seeing everyone! See Lodge cast iron factory. Enjoy our small town. We're close to Rock City and the Chattanooga choo choo and other great sites in Chattanooga Tn. Enjoy our swimming pool that opens in Late May but closes on the first cold snap, usually end of Sept every fall. Many amenities such as bathhouse, free Wi-Fi, grill, corn hole game and fire pit with wood. South Pittsburg, Tn is the home of Lodge Cast iron! Every year there is a National Cornbread Festival. Bring a tent and stay with us! POSITIVES OF STAYING WITH US 1. We will treat you like family. 2. We supply firewood. 3. We supply gas for the grill. 4. The pool is yours at no charge if there is no party scheduled. 5. We have free coffee in our pool area kitchen. A small refrigerator and a microwave. 6. HOT SHOWERS!! shampoo, conditioner, soap, towels and washcloths provided. 7. Bathroom and sink 8. Back porch to relax on if you choose to. 9. Free Wi-Fi 10. Kayaking in area. 11. Hiking trails all over the Jasper Highlands! very close to us. 12. We have two horses you can pet and spend time with, but don't turn your back on the brown one! she will bite your butt! lol! (This should've been in the negatives, lol!!) Here are the NEGATIVES OF STAYING AT THE PONDEROSA 1. We have 5 German shepherds in a kennel that will welcome you upon your arrival with barking. They settle down eventually. 2. We have a nosy Monkey named Daisy Mae who watches our campers and pool parties continually. 3. We rent our pool out so it may not always be available to you when you're here and the bathroom is shared with them during your stay. 4. Our property is across the street from a scrap metal yard that opens too early.
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South Pittsburg, Tennessee, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Jan R.Joined in April 2021
75 ratings · 45 reviews
Angela K.recommends
September 19, 2023
The Beavers Dam $25
This was my first hip camp experience and it was perfect! Great hosts, great hospitality, great location for our needs/agenda.
Jordan P.recommends
September 11, 2023
The Running Deer $25
Great Stay
Hosts were very welcoming and very hospitable. Their hospitality was amazing!
Eldin S.recommends
September 3, 2023
The Running Deer $25
Lovely place. Jan and her husband were wonderful. They made sure we had everything we needed, very kind.
Carnes B.recommends
August 31, 2023
The Beavers Dam $25
Simply perfect in every way.
Simple words are not enough. The most gracious, and welcoming hosts you will ever meet. Horses,dogs,foxes and the cutest monkey on the planet! All in one afternoon. Pool and amenities are excellent. You will not be disappointed. Not enough stars to rate. Say hello to Daisy if you stay!
Drew H.recommends
August 13, 2023
The Beavers Dam $25
Pool was great, host are great people, and we even saw an armadillo.
Cooper M.recommends
August 2, 2023
The Fox Run $25
Incredible hosts with many animals!
Everything was perfect about our night camping. Even though we camped at the start of August, it really wasn’t very hot at night. The location was perfect and the hosts are absolutely incredible. I’ve never stayed at a Hipcamp with better hosts. They went above and beyond to make sure we had the best time possible. We got to see so many animals and we were able to swim in a really nice pool. After swimming we were able to shower in a very clean, well maintained shower, which was a very pleasant surprise. I will definitely be back in the future!
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