Description

The campground at Backbone Rock Recreation Area sits along the shady banks of Beaverdam Creek, popular for trout fishing. Follow the nearby trail of stone steps through a wooded area to the top of Backbone Rock and continue on to Backbone Rock Falls. This campground is located near the Tennessee-Virginia border, and there is no cell phone coverage here, so you can disconnect from civilization and reconnect with nature.
Campsite area
Bring your own
0 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Amenities
No picnic table

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Backbone Rock Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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August 11th, 2017

Super isolated campground. Very few people there during the week. Great sound of the rushing water behind each site. You do hear some highway noise.

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Hipcamper Tom W.
recommends this listing.
January 22nd, 2017
Park
Cherokee National Forest
State
Tennessee
Country
United States
Phone Number
(423) 476-9700
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
36.595° N, 81.814° W

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