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Camping Grounds Kingsport TN

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Rocky Top Campground
(423) 323-2535
496 Pearl Ln
Blountville, TN
 
Spring City Rv Parking
(423) 282-1828
116 Spring City Dr # 1
Johnson City, TN
 
Painter Creek Marina
(423) 878-5775
766 Painter Creek Rd
Bristol, TN
 
Lake Front Family Campground
(423) 878-6730
350 Jones Rd
Bristol, TN
 
Jellystone Park
(865) 938-6600
9514 Diggs Gap Rd
Heiskell, TN
 
Heritage Park Of Johnson City
(423) 928-7461
2701 S Roan St
Johnson City, TN
 
All American Campground
(423) 764-9454
204 Essex Dr
Bluff City, TN
 
Cochran's Lakeview Campground
(423) 878-8045
821 Painter Creek Rd
Bristol, TN
 
Spencer Cove Rv Park
(931) 946-2782
12512 State Rd Hwy 111
Spencer, TN
 
Fall Creek Boat Dock
(423) 581-4701
5656 Fall Creek Dock Rd
Russellville, 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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