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Camping Grounds Smyrna TN

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Nashville I-24 Campground Inc
(615) 459-5818
1130 Rocky Fork Rd
Smyrna, TN
 
Music City Campground Inc
(615) 793-6254
5047 Murfreesboro Rd
La Vergne, TN
 
Cook Campground
(615) 889-1096
3737 Bell Rd
Hermitage, TN
 
Skull Island Campground
(423) 344-7722
10815 Birchwood Pike
Harrison, TN
 
Lookout Valley Rv Park
(423) 821-3100
3714 Cummings Hwy
Chattanooga, TN
 
Poole Knobs Campground
(615) 459-6948
493 Jones Mills Rd
Smyrna, TN
 
Nashville Shores Rv Resort
(615) 889-7050
4001 Bell Rd
Hermitage, TN
 
Cottonport Fish N Camp
(423) 334-4999
797 Cottonport Ferry Ln
Decatur, TN
 
Mississippi River Rv Park
(901) 946-1993
870 Cotton Gin Pl
Memphis, TN
 
Green Acres Rv Park
(731) 925-3296
35 Haney Dr
Savannah, 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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