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Camping Grounds Sevierville TN

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Riverside Campground
(865) 453-7299
4280 Boyds Creek Hwy
Sevierville, TN
 
Ben's Stables
(865) 429-2749
2709 Waldens Creek Rd
Sevierville, TN
 
Wonderland Rv Park
(865) 453-1111
3330 Lyon Springs Rd
Sevierville, TN
 
Greenbrier Island Campground
(865) 436-4243
5406 Pittman Center Rd
Sevierville, TN
 
Shady Oaks Campgrounds
(865) 453-3276
210 Conner Heights Rd
Pigeon Forge, TN
 
Ripplin Waters Campground
(865) 453-4169
1930 Winfield Dunn Parkwy
Sevierville, TN
 
River Plantation Rv Park
(865) 429-5267
1004 Parkway
Sevierville, TN
 
English Mountain Retreat
(865) 453-0171
1096 Alpine Dr
Sevierville, TN
 
Sevier County Campground
(865) 453-9111
1502 Dyke Rd
Sevierville, TN
 
Riverbend Campground
(865) 453-1224
2479 Riverbend Loop
Pigeon Forge, 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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