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Camping Grounds Greeneville TN

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Kinser Park
(423) 639-5912
650 Kinser Park Ln
Greeneville, TN
 
Pebble Mountain Family
(423) 257-2120
78 Pebble Mountain Cir
Chuckey, TN
 
Saddle Valley Campground
(931) 879-6262
399 Dewey Burk Road
Jamestown, TN
 
Piney Campground
(931) 232-5331
621 Fort Henry Rd
Dover, TN
 
Knights Inn Campground
(865) 458-5855
15100 Highway 72 N
Loudon, TN
 
Baileyton Rv Park
(423) 234-4992
7485 Horton Highway
Greeneville, TN
 
The Meadow At Flag Pond
(423) 676-6829
320 Mountain Meadow Lane
Flag Pond, TN
 
Tremont Hills Campground
(865) 448-6363
118 Stables Dr
Townsend, TN
 
Raccoon Mountain Campground
(423) 821-9403
319 W Hills Rd
Chattanooga, TN
 
Cherokee Ridge Camp N Cabins
(931) 879-7696
150 Laurel Creek Campgrond Rd
Jamestown, TN
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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