Hipcamp host Val S.
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Pitch your tent or hang your hammock on the edge of the bluff above the Buffalo. This unique campsite spot features a cleared area with rich red churt and a view of the river and landscape below steps away. Because of this, no children under 14 allowed at this site. You'll be immersed in the forest and if voices are silent you can hear the river and the birds and the wind, i

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Pitch your tent or hang your hammock on the edge of the bluff above the Buffalo. This unique campsite spot features a cleared area with rich red churt and a view of the river and landscape below steps away. Because of this, no children under 14 allowed at this site. You'll be immersed in the forest and if voices are silent you can hear the river and the birds and the wind, if any, in the trees.

The outhouse (planned for late summer 2020) is located in the center of the campground about 3 minute walk away. You are invited to hike around the property or even bring your mountain bike where you'll be able to ride about 1.5 to 2 miles meandering through the various terrain here on the buffalo. And don't forget the best aspect - our riverfront on the Buffalo - that features a nice area to wade or swim with a large rock wall as your view. Bring your canoe or kayak and you can set in to one of two spots up the river (5 or 10 min drive) and take out at the camp. A minimal transport fee to go get your vehicle or to be dropped off.

To unload, you drive through the magical pine tree lane down to an area where you can unload. Parking is not available adjacent to any of the campsites to keep this a magical nature space. It's not a far walk and your vehicle will be safe in the parking area. This special spot is best for one tent.

**KAYAK RENTAL OR TRANSPORT SERVICE**Based on availability you may want to rent kayaks for up to 6 people. This includes transport to one of two spots up river. The first is called Texas Bottoms and is about a 3 hr float unless you fish or lollygag. The second. Grinder's Creek is about 10 minute drive and approximately 8 hrs which requires getting out at Texas Bottoms and walking across the street due to the low bridge. (TDOT will be renovating in 2021). $30/person for Texas Bottoms. $40/person for Grinder's Creek.Transport service available for up to 6 people and your own kayaks to drop in OR one person drive back to your vehicle - reservations required. Please ask about additional drop in services farther up river. Max vehicle capacity is 6 people. Can also park and get a ride back to your vehicles. Rate based upon distance and people.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 8 guests per site
Short walk
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
No kitchen
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
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  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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    Activities

    Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

    Paddling

    Canoe, Kayak, or otherwise paddle on the Buffalo river. The campground has about 600 feet of riverfront and river access.

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    Hiking
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    Wildlife watching

    Terrain

    Natural features you'll find at BLUFF 1 On The Buffalo in Tennessee.

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    Camp Wonder Wander is Wanderful
    State
    Tennessee
    Country
    United States
    $30/night
    1 Site

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