Camping Grounds Jackson TN

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Parkway Village Mobile Home Park
(731) 423-3331
1243 Us Highway 70 E
Jackson, TN
Jackson Rv Park
(731) 668-1147
2223 Hollywood Dr.
Jackson, TN
Swann's Marina
(865) 397-2182
2515 Swanns Marina
Dandridge, TN
Nolichucky Gorge Campground
(423) 743-8876
1 Jones Branch Rd
Erwin, TN
Elvis Presley Boulevard Rv Park
(901) 332-3633
3971 Elvis Presley Blvd
Memphis, TN
Tamarack Park
(731) 423-5440
531 Riverside Dr
Jackson, TN
Joy-o Rv Park
(731) 424-3725
150 Us Highway 138
Denmark, TN
Everhart Campground
(423) 587-3559
5676 Fall Creek Dock Rd
Russellville, TN
Powell Valley Resort & Marina
(423) 562-5975
586 Powell Valley Marine Rd
La Follette, TN
Campers Rv Family Campground
(931) 381-4112
1792 Bear Creek Pike
Columbia, 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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