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Camping Grounds Maryville TN

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Tremont Hills Campground
(865) 448-6363
118 Stables Dr
Townsend, TN
 
Little River Village Campground
(865) 448-2241
8533 State Highway 73
Townsend, TN
 
Big Meadow Family Campground
(865) 448-0625
8215 Cedar Creek Rd
Townsend, TN
 
Big Valley Campground
(865) 448-6191
Highway 321
Townsend, TN
 
Lazy Daze Campground
(865) 448-6061
8429 State Highway 73
Townsend, TN
 
Lotterdale Cove Campground
(423) 856-3832
17197 E Coast Tellico Parkway
Greenback, TN
 
Tuckaleechee Campground
(865) 448-9608
7301 Punkin Ln
Townsend, TN
 
Anderson Motor Coach Camping
(865) 448-6681
8277 State Highway 73
Townsend, TN
 
Riverview Campground
(865) 448-6800
213 Webb Rd
Townsend, TN
 
Lazy Acres
(865) 986-3539
8500 Jackson Bend Rd
Lenoir City, 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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