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Camping Grounds Murfreesboro TN

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Poole Knobs Campground
(615) 459-6948
493 Jones Mills Rd
Smyrna, TN
 
Music City Campground Inc
(615) 793-6254
5047 Murfreesboro Rd
La Vergne, TN
 
Skull Island Campground
(423) 344-7722
10815 Birchwood Pike
Harrison, TN
 
Whispering Oaks Campground
(931) 728-0225
812 Sixteenth Model Rd
Manchester, TN
 
Little River Village Campground
(865) 448-2241
8533 State Highway 73
Townsend, TN
 
Nashville I-24 Campground Inc
(615) 459-5818
1130 Rocky Fork Rd
Smyrna, TN
 
River Road Rv Park
(931) 364-7714
1976 River Rd
Chapel Hill, TN
 
Ripplin Waters Campground
(865) 453-4169
1930 Winfield Dunn Parkwy
Sevierville, TN
 
Laurel Trails Campground
(931) 924-2738
Po Box 77
Monteagle, TN
 
Knoxville Campground
(865) 966-2414
118 Lovell Rd
Knoxville, 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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