Hipcamp host Amber  E.,
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Come enjoy the spring weather at Running Water Creek! Pitch your tent on any one of the numerous sites throughout the property and enjoy a camp fire in nature! Running Water Creek is completely off grid!  Most sites can be reached with a small car, but some camp sites are 4X4 access only.  There is a bath house on the property with showers, toilets, and sinks, but water is

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Come enjoy the spring weather at Running Water Creek! Pitch your tent on any one of the numerous sites throughout the property and enjoy a camp fire in nature! Running Water Creek is completely off grid!  Most sites can be reached with a small car, but some camp sites are 4X4 access only.  There is a bath house on the property with showers, toilets, and sinks, but water is not potable.  Please be respectful of our property!  Please clean up after yourself at your campsite and in the bath house.  This property is gated and access is restricted to this property and not the entire mountain. This is nature....so there are various wild animals on the property (snakes, foxes, bobcats, etc.) so please be aware at all times.  There are also train tracks nearby where trains go by at various times during the day and night.

Things to know:

-Campsites: There are well over 40 sites on the property that are all first come, first serve.  If Hipcamp allows you to book, then there are spots available!  There is no way to reserve a specific site. 

-  Trash: We do not have trash cans, so you are responsible for removing your trash from the property.  This does not mean leave it in the bath house, hide it somewhere on the property, or burn it....this means you take your trash with you when you leave the property. 

-Fires: Most sites have a fire ring built, but if you choose a site without a fire ring you will need to build your own. You are responsible for your fire and fires must be extinguished before leaving the property!

-Pets: Pets are allowed on a case by case basis and must be approved prior to booking. You are responsible for your pets and cleaning up after them.  Pets must remain on a leash and with their owner at all times.  Pets must be quiet and must also be friendly with dogs and humans. 

-Neighborhood dogs: The property is in a rural area so the neighbor's dogs often run through the property.  They are extremely friendly with dogs and humans!  If you don't want them around then just ignore them and definitely don't feed them. 

-Bath house: We have sinks, toilets, and showers (water is not potable) available to everyone staying on the property.  It is not your private bathroom so please do not leave your things in the bathroom in between uses.  This property is also completely off grid so please limit the amount of water you use.  

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
40 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
No wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Class A RVs, Class B RVs, Class C RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 30 feet allowed
Back-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: loose-gravel
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Generators allowed
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Showers available
No potable water
No kitchen
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Amber a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Running Water Creek Campgroud in Georgia.

Forest
Mountainous
Field
River, stream, or...

22 Reviews

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Hipcamper Aaron

Great spot close to chattanooga

Aaron L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 16th, 2022

I loved this place and will definitely be back in my next trip up from Florida. Bath house was clean, property was clean, instructions were easy and clear and there were plenty of places to camp. Had the opportunity to talk to Thomas for a while, very nice guy and I love what he is doing and has done with the property. The train didn’t really bother me the few times it came through.

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Hipcamper Grace

Secluded but noisy

Grace D.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 8th, 2022

Overall it was a nice lot of land with multiple options to camp. And the host was very kind. The only thing- the noise. This is right next to the highway and even closer to the train tracks. Normally trains don’t bother me too much but these tracks were SO NOISY. Like screeching for 5 min at a time noisy. Oh- and you would probably be better off with a 4 wheel drive. I struggled with my sedan and don’t know how RVs would really do here. All in all a decent experience. A solid 3/5.

Hipcamper Catherine

Awesome chattanooga campground

Catherine W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 6th, 2022

Beautiful campground close to Chattanooga! After a long day of exploring the city, going to Running Water Creek is the perfect escape. The land is clean and extremely fun to hike around in. The owner and groundskeeper are nice, accommodating, and generous! The dogs that explore the grounds make you feel loved and joyful. We’re excited to bring our family and friends to this spot! We’ll definitely be back.

Hipcamper John

Nice hot showers!

John I.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 2nd, 2022

Fun area to camp! I was in campsite #1...right next to the stream and conveniently located near the nice hot showers. Made friends with a dog and we took a walk together. It was very quiet during my two night stay in April. This was a convenient location for me as I was attending meetings in Chatanooga for two days...which was just a quick 20 minute drive.

Hipcamper Susan

Convenient

Susan H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 1st, 2022

Very rustic. Easy access. Great for car camping.

Hipcamper Daniel
Daniel W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 25th, 2022

Loved the land nice showers amber was very helpful

Hipcamper Cameron
Cameron B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 24th, 2022

Lots of cool tent spots to choose from. Very clean bathroom. Super friendly and helpful owner.

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Hipcamper Margie
Margie R.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 16th, 2022

Very beautiful and peaceful location. We stopped here for some rest on our way to Florida. Nice bathhouse and the most friendly dog is on location!

Hipcamper Kim

Great camping, great animals!

Kim P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 14th, 2022

My four kids (21, 19, 18, and 8 years old) greatly enjoyed our trip to Running Water Creek. It was amazingly peaceful and there was plenty of space and firewood. We enjoyed the local hound dog (who we jokingly nicknamed Daisy) and the owner's pooch too. They were great and very friendly, though we are all very familiar with large canines and all animal lovers. The dogs would have climbed into our tent if we had let them, LOL. The owner and his handyman were both there when we arrived working on some lovely A-frames they will eventually be AirBNBs, we will definitely be back for the camping, the music venue, and the AirBnBs. The camp was clean and very peaceful. I would love to eventually do a family reunion there. Cannot wait to see all the exciting things planned for the land.
I will say that the further your camp from the tracks the better as the unsignaled crossing causes the train to break and blow ALL night long, we attributed it to Demeantors coming for all our Camping Fun.
We definitely added their stickers to our truck and will be back ASAP.

Property
Running Water Creek
State
Tennessee
Country
United States
$25/night
40 Sites