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Sutton Camping And Cabin Rentals

8 sites · Lodging, Tents32 acres · TN
Welcome to your nature retreat on 32 acres of wooded bliss, where trails, creeks, and wildlife await your exploration. Surrounded by the beauty of waterfalls, swimming holes, and mountain climbing adventures, our land is a haven for nature enthusiasts. Nestled in this natural paradise is our Solar Powered Cabin, providing a sustainable and eco-friendly escape. As a guest, you'll revel in the tranquility of the wooded surroundings, with the possibility of using a generator for a few hours on cloudy days to maintain the cabin's power supply. The cabin features a loft, offering a cozy and elevated sleeping space (must be able to climb stairs). For added convenience, a pull-out couch is available on the bottom floor. The kitchen is equipped with a two-burner stove and a mini fridge, allowing you to prepare meals amidst the serenity of the forest. Step into the great outdoors to find an enclosed outside full bathroom, complete with a compost toilet and shower, providing a unique and immersive experience with nature. Beyond the natural wonders of your surroundings, venture into the nearby small town for shopping, and connect with the locals at two breweries where you can enjoy music and camaraderie. Whether you're seeking daily or weekly rentals, our Solar Powered Cabin invites you to embrace the beauty of nature, recharge your spirit, and create lasting memories surrounded by the wonders of the wooded landscape.
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Low Meadow Farms

19 sites · RVs, Tents4 acres · Knoxville, TN
Low Meadow Farms (formerly Brown Bike Farms) is a serene four-acre meadow bordered by Burnett Creek. The campground is an easy distance to Downtown Knoxville and an even easier access to all that South Knox's Urban Wilderness has to offer. It uniquely offers a hint of backcountry camping without the 25-mile hike in. It is a great way to test the waters for primitive camping or an easy stop close to the city for a seasoned traveler. It is best suited for car camping, RVs, tent, and hammock camping. There are fire pits and picnic tables at each site with enough room for tents and RVs. Most sites have trees suitable for hammock camping all along the creek. There is potable water, firewood for sale, solar showers, and a bike wash stand all next to the covered communal area. Each standard site can accommodate 2 people to keep space between groups and lessen the impact on the land. Sites 10 and 13 can each accommodate 6 guests. If you have more in your group, we recommend reserving an adjoining campsite. Sites 1, 2 and 3 are off the main path to the left of the property, and still by the creek. Sites 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 are all along the creek and gravel drive Site 10 is very private with creek access on three sides. Site 11 is private with creek access all along the front. Site 12 is up high on a hill, and Site 13 is open in the middle of the meadow.
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Rockwood Marina & RV Resort

464 sites · RVs25 acres · Rockwood, TN
Nestled on the serene shores of Watts Bar Lake in Tennessee, Rockwood Marina and RV Resort is the ideal destination for families seeking a peaceful and fun-filled vacation. With a range of exciting amenities and convenient beach access, this resort truly has something for everyone. Whether you're looking to spend your days lounging on the sandy shores, fishing in the crystal-clear waters, or exploring the surrounding natural beauty, you'll find endless excitement at Rockwood Marina and RV Resort. Take advantage of covered lifted boat slips, uncovered sailboat slips, rent a paddleboard, kayak, or pontoon boat to explore the lake at your own pace.
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Obed Forest Gardens

4 sites · Tents67 acres · Wartburg, TN
A native plant nursery and conservation site located along Bear Branch in Morgan County, TN. These campsites provide a wild, deep woods experience while being just a few miles from all that the Obed Wild and Scenic River area has to offer. There are 2 private ridge-top sites and 1 creekside campsite nestled in the hollow of Bear Branch. These campsites are primitive, allowing for intimate connection to nature. All campsites are a short, steep hike in, with basic accommodations waiting for you that facilitate ease of use.
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Breathtaking Waterfall & Campsite

11 sites · Tents35 acres · Jamestown, TN
Book by the end of March and get a Early Bird Discount! SLTABXED (10%) This hidden paradise has a waterfall that used to have a mill on it in the early 1900's. There are cliffs on each side of the creek making it the perfect spot for serene relaxation. Following upstream is an assortment of spots to pitch a tent. The most notable sites are surrounded by hemlock tree's and is peaceful when birds chirp over the small rapids echoing from the large overhang *I am in the process of making multiple sites but until I do so it is first come first serve. There are multiple sites at main campsite and along creek, I've had a private event of thirty people staying at once. There are also smaller spots next to waterfall, uphill near cliff and I've had people go below falls for some complete wilderness (blocked by gorge and waterfall). With this being said, I do offer private bookings and accommodate special events! *I travel for work, so I won't always be here, but I will send directions and details after confirmation and make sure all is savvy during. Please be respectful to one and another and let me know asap if any issues arise but truthfully everyone has been amazing and I thoroughly enjoy meeting and getting to know everyone! Thanks for your contribution in turning my dream into a reality!
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Awakening Adventures

15 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents42 acres · TN
Welcome to our serene and rejuvenating private getaway nestled within 42 acres of forested beauty. Our property offers an unparalleled experience where nature meets comfort, allowing you and your group to unwind and reconnect with the tranquil surroundings. We are uniquely situated on the edge of the Tennessee Cumberland Plateau and the Tennessee river valley. We are currently offering 4 treehouse dwellings to share our peaceful land full of God's promises. The dwellings are spaced far enough apart for privacy yet not to far of a walk to the common area where the kitchen and shower are. You'll be surprised at how cool the tents stay under the forest canopy in the heat of summer. Then in the colder months we have various heating options to keep you cozy in 3 of the dwellings I hope you come to share this with us, it's an amazingly peaceful area. Nearly 3 miles of hiking trails to enjoy during your visit. Take a spur trail off the main trail loop and there is a prayer shelter with a fire pit inspired by Luke 6:12 in the back corner of the property. The latest improvement is a sunrise/sunset/bird-watching platform that is 20 feet in the air with a 2 stage bridge to access it. We updated the outdoor kitchen with a 3 burner propane stove and running water. Other cooking options include a tripod over the fire and a charcoal grill. A short 10 minute drive to firetower rd brings you to a 2 mile loop trail with 2 waterfalls, Upper and Lower Piney Falls. Ozone falls is just a 20 minute drive. Then toward Spring City is Stinging Fork Falls at 25 minutes. The Hiking possibilities are nearly endless and close. I'll highlight one thru hike here since both trailheads are only 20 minutes away and is easy to coordinate with only 2 vehicles. It's a 10.2 mile hike that can be done in either direction and has a little something for everyone including a cave, boulder field, cascade and waterfall. Then you have massive Watts Bar Lake which is only 20 minutes away with a plethora of activities! We look forward to hosting you!
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Shiloh @ Watts Bar Tent Campsite

1 site · RV, Tent3 acres · Rockwood, TN
Find peace at this private campsite close to Watts Bar Lake. Nestled in the tall trees, your large, private site features a fire pit, picnic table, and a “Tennessee Bathroom.” Site is nearly 100% shaded all day long. The area is surprisingly quiet. Deer, turkey, turtles, frogs, and cardinals have all been seen on the property. Before you exit your tent in the morning, stay quiet and look out first - who knows what you might see. Parking is right next to the site. Watts Bar Lake is within a few hundred yards and a public boat ramp is just about 3 minutes down the road. Watts Bar is over 72 miles long, 722 miles of shoreline, and is known for good fishing, kayaking, birdwatching, and other recreation. This is a good base for day trips to Knoxville, Chattanooga, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Smoky Mountain National Park. Note: Bring your own tent/supplies, or options include tent and/or propane tank rental. Pack out your own food, animal, and human waste. As this is private property, it is still the woods of Tennessee, so expect all that goes along with that. This property is in development, so added lodging and amenities will come on line in the future. We welcome your feedback. Enjoy the Tennessee peace and tranquility for one night or more!
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Grandview Camp @ Lemon Lane Farm

6 sites · Lodging116 acres · Grandview, TN
Lemon Lane Farm, a 116 acre farm on the Cumberland Plateau, will take you to another place. Come relax, wonder our trails (1.5-5 mile options), detox in our sauna, meet and play with our animals, fish in our pond, visit our general store, visit nearby waterfalls (3 of them within 5-20 min drive). Stay at the farm and never leave or explore the amazing surrounding areas. Each site at Grandview Camp is unique and has its own private space, visit with the owners of the farm and other campers or be completely private and stay to yourself, the choice is yours. UNPLUG from the world and RECONNECT with nature, animals and the ones you love.
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Overlander Workshop

2 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Oneida, TN
Living the nomadic lifestyle ourselves, we decided to extend an invite to others in the community who are looking for a relaxing spot in the woods to chill or make improvements on their overland vehicle. We turned a former horse riding camp in the woods into a overlanding vehicle workshop. Vans and skoolies welcome as well as motorcycle and tent campers. Full utilities Two bathrooms with showers Wifi available Laundry Hiking trails Mtb trails Bouldering and rock climbing areas Direct access to Big South Fork Pets are welcome
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Fairview Pondarosa

4 sites · RVs, Tents1 acre · Harriman, TN
The Ponderosa is situated on an acre or land with beautiful views of the Cumberland Mountains, with local saw mills and cattle grazing. We are 7 miles from one of the best off road parks called Wind Rock off Road Park. This is a great area for motorcycle rides, terrain variety from challenging off road to technical scenic cruising on the Devils Triangle or leisurely touring. Nearby is Frozen Head State Park, a great place to hike and see the best wildlife. The Smokey Mountains are just a drive away and you will be captivated by its amazing beauty. We are about 10 miles from Oak Ridge were shopping and restaurants are located. Fishing, boating and dining are available on Melton Head Lake in oak ridge or in the large rivers in Harriman. If you’re looking for a place to park with lots of outdoor activities The Fairview Ponderosa is the place to overland or camp with a fire pit and open areas to park.
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Camping at Redtail Farm

1 site · RV, Tent10 acres · Powell, TN
Learn more about this land:Forest, creek side camping in a Tennessee 'holler'. Great site for car, van, and small RV camping.Currently no amenities available. Veteran owned and operated.
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Clayton Geneva Memorial Camp Ground

25 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents18 acres · Williamsburg, KY
Thank you for considering Clayton Geneva memorial campground for your camping trip. Please read the entire description including our rules and regulations. Also be sure to view the site map. The gravel driveway to the sites is passable with any vehicle. We offer camping ranging from primitive tent sites, to an actual cabin. We have some construction going on currently on at the main cabin on the property. Construction takes place 9am-5pm daily. A deck & siding is being added. 10/1-11/15 Hikers, Horses and riders welcome, located a couple miles from Daniel Boone National Forrest, seemingly endless trails through some of the most beautiful country. Bring your canoe and kayaks. Located 16 miles from Cumberland Falls State Park. Located 11 miles from Sheltowee Trade Adventure Park. Located 11 miles from Kentucky Splash Water Park. Clayton Geneva Camp Ground began as a retreat for our family since the 70's. My grandparents, Donald Clayton Russell & Jewel Geneva (Davis) Russell, purchased this little piece of heaven to get away from the hustle and bustle of Cincinnati life. Judy was born in a little cabin just down the road. Judy & Don along with many family members have made cherished memories here over the years. We want to share its beauty with you and your family. Guests love staying here "We stayed in Birdsong cabin for the Halloween campout weekend. The cabin was ready for us upon arrival and very clean. We enjoyed the privacy of our covered porch and fire ring. The bird feeders hanging all around the cabin are wonderful to watch all the birds during the day. The community fire ring is close enough to enjoy with other campers, but not to close that we could hear anyone in our cabin. Amber and Michael checked on our needs many times during our stay. They hosted a chili cook-off that we greatly enjoyed and passed out candy to all the kids. Overall a great time and experience. We will stay here again."
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World-class whitewater rafting, stunning overlooks, and pristine terrain make this region one of Tennessee's top spots for outdoor enthusiasts. A century of conservation efforts has kept this land looking much the same as it has for hundreds of years. No matter what time of year you visit, the views are guaranteed to impress.

Adrenaline junkies can enjoy a variety of boating activities and rock climbing routes. Kayak, canoe, or white water raft down the 500-foot gorge on speeding currents from Class II to Class IV. Head to one of the steep overhangs for a day of vertical ascents ranging from 5.7 to 5.14. A favorite climbing route known as Tierrany takes climbers up an inverted staircase of sandstone directly above the rapids.

Hike the trails of the Cumberland Plateau for stunning vistas any time of year. For a challenge, hike or backpack down the Cumberland Trail. If it's just a stroll you're after, head to the Emory River Nature Trail. Birdwatching, water sports, and endless trails will keep you busy all day, but Obed offers more than just daytime fun. The park's designation as an International Dark Sky Park means it's a great place to check out the stars. Catch some catfish and bluegill for dinner and then hunker down at Rock Creek campground for a night of stargazing.

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