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Old 04-23-2013, 07:36 PM   #1
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Hello all,

We have made reservation for Nashville shores in tenn. we will be there during the CMA fanfest. Looking for input on the park and fan rest if u have suggestions. Thanks
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Here is a listing I got off this forum years ago. Can't find the original now. It is dated data now, but it might help. Need to verify

TENNESSEE
For COE Campgrounds and Fees in the Nashville District, goto: http://www.lrn.usace.army.mil/pao/la.../campgrnd.html

Andersonville - Big Ridge -$ 50 regular sites & 3 backcountry sites, 14 day limit. Big Ridge has 50 campsites equipped w/ grills, picnic tables, electrical hookups & bathhouse facilities. Backcountry is allowed (3 sites) & pets on leash are allowed. Directions: From Andersonville, on I-75 take exit 122, and take Hwy 61 E for about 12 miles. park entrance is on the left. The park is located between Andersonville & Maynardsville.

AshlandCity –about 20 mi. WNW of Nashville –$19 to $23 per night, Lock A COE CG Located about 11 mi. NW of Ashland City. Take Cheatham Dam Rd off State Route 12 in the Cheap Hill Community. Lock A is on right bank of lake, just upstream from Cheatham Lock & Dam. The CG has 45 sites w/ water & elec hookups; however, 7 sites are for tent only. Amenities include hot showers, washer / dryer, dump station, boat ramp, playground, and picnic shelter. A beach and playgrounds are in the Cheatham Dam Right Bank Rec Area. Ph. (615) 792-3715

AshlandCity –about 20 mi. WNW of Nashville- Harpeth RiverBridge COE CG Located where State Route 49 crosses the scenic HarpethRiver, about 10 mi. NW of Ashland City. The 15 campsites are suitable for RV or tent campers, but no hookups. There is Potable water in the CG. Chemical toilets, launching ramp, and playground. Base fee $7 / night. (615) 792-4195.

Clarksville - Allen's Aero Service Cost: $10 Max days allowed: 3 , Dirt Road, Scenery Rating: 4 out of 5 Noise Level: 1 out of 5 Open: Spring – Fall. Description: This camp has NO hookups, just water, but owner is an old timer rough camper. He charges only $10.00 per day for a maximum 3 days. Very near Ft.Campbell: 1610 Clyde Court, Clarksville,

Cleveland - Quality Inn Chalet $15 12 sites, Scenery Rating: 4 out of 5
Noise Level: 1 out of 5, Amenities: Electric Open yearround Description: This is actually a motel, w/ 10 or 12 pull-thru spots on the grass behind and down a little hill from the motel. The sign on the road right beside the Quality Inn logo says "E-ZPark". They each had a picnic table and electricity and they'll let you use the outdoor pool at the top of the hill beside the motel. It was nice and quiet, a gem!

DANDRIDGE - Mtn LakeRanch Christian Retreat, $8.50 2865 Mountain Lake Ranch Drive. I-40 15 mi E of Knoxville, take exit 407 (HWY-66) S 2 mi to flashing yellow light at HWY-139, then left for 3.25 mi.

Great Smoky MtnNatPark - Balsam Mountain CG Near the Oconalufteevisitor center at Cherokee, NC. $14, but $7 for seniors with GA Passports.

Great Smoky Mtn NP - Look Rock CG, , 67 mi N of Chilhowee on Hwy 129, $14 but $7 for seniors. Can handle 35-ft RVs.

Greenville - Houston Valley CG -$7 8 sites, 14 day limit. Camp is located about 10 miles S of Greenville and has 8 sites w/ trailer space. Camp has potable water & toilets. From Greenville, go S on Hwy 107 for about 10 miles and the CG will be on the left, just after Forest Route 209.

Greenville - Horse Creek CG -$7 15 sites, 14 day limit. CG is about 5 miles E of Greenville and has 15 sites w/ trailer space, potable water & toilets. Directions: From Greenville, Go E on Hwy 107 for about 5.5 miles and turn right onto Hwy 2519. Go about 3 miles and the road will turn into Forest Route 94. Camp is on the left.

Greenville - Paint Creek CG -$7 39 sites w/ 19 single sites & 20 double, 14 day limit. CG is about 8 miles S of Greenville and has 39 sites w/ trailer space. Water & toilets are available. Directions: From Greenville, go SE on Hwy 107 for about 6 miles and turn left. Almost immediately, turn R onto Forest Route 31. CG is just down the road.

Greenville - Round Mountain CG -$7 14 sites, 14 day limit. CG is located about 18 miles from Greenville and has 14 campsites w/ trailer space. The CG has potable water & toilets. Directions: From Greenville, go S about 18 miles on Hwy 107 and turn left onto County Hwy 107. Continue for 3 miles and camp will be on left.

Jackson - Burton Branch Recreational Area CGr -$ 100+ sites primtive CG, 14 day limit. CG is a primitive CG w/ bathhouse, picnic area, playground, & boat ramp. There are more than 100 tent sites in this area. From Jackson, go U.S. 45 S to State Route 57 east. it is located on the north shore of PickwickLake & is accessible from State Road 128.

JELLICO: Indian Mountain State Park $10.

KNOXVILLE: Raccoon Valley I-75 exit 117, 9 miles North of Knoxville $2.50 to dry camp $12.00 for hook-ups. People who have used it say it is a pretty nice campground.

LYNCHBURG: Large parking lot below the square has several RV spots w/elec at no charge.

NASHVILLE: On the E side of I-240 at Nashville exit, on Old Summer Rd, is Jack's Bar-B-Q Rib Shack. Jack will give permission to stay O/N behind his bldg. in a large, well-lit parking lot. Don't miss the Bar-B-Q.

NASHVILLE: Natchez Trace Parkway has 1 free CG in TN, Meriwether Lewis, located at Milepost 385.9, about 70 mi S of Nashville. Water, hiking, picnic tables, toilets. Any size RV.

TAZEWELL: A great overnight spot is a huge parking lot on the west side of US 25E about 20 miles south of Tazewell, TN. This highway parallels I-75 and is little used. The parking area overlooks a large valley. Great misty sunrises!

Tellico Plains - Holly Flats CG -$6 17 sites, 14 day limit. Camp is located about 5.5 miles southeast of Tellico Plains and has 17 sites w/ trailer space, potable water & toilets. Directions: From Tellico Plains, go E on hwy 165 for about 4 miles and turn right onto Forest Route 384and proceed for 3.5 miles. Turn left on Forest Route 126 and go about 2 miles to CG.

Tellico plains - North River CG -$8 10 sites, 14 day limit. CG is located about 8 miles E of Tellico Plains and has 10 sites w/ trailer space. Water & toilets available. Directons: From Tellico Plains, go W on State Hwy 165 for about 5 miles and turn right onto Forest Route 35. Go .25 mile and turn left on Forest Route 210. Go 4.5 miles and turn left onto Forest Route 216. CG is .5 miles down the road.

Tellico Plains - State Line CGs -$8 9 campsites, 14 day limit. Located about 12 miles SE of Tellico Plains. Water & toilets are available. Directions: From Tellico Plains, go W on state Hwy 165 about 5 miles, turn right onto Forest Route 35. Go about .25 miles and turn left onto Forest Route 210. Go 7.1 miles and the CG will be on the left.

Tellico Plains - Spivey Cove CG -$6 17 sites, 14 day limit. CG is located about 11.5 miles E of Tellico Plains and has 17 sites w/ trailer space, potable water & toilets. Directions: From Tellico Plains, go west on State Hwy 165 about 5 miles and turn right onto Forest Route 35. Go .25 miles and turn left onto Forest Route 210. Go 4.5 miles and the CG is on the left.

Tellico plains - Jake Best CG -$6 8 sites, 14 day limit. CG is located about 11 miles NE of Tellico Plains and has 8 sites w/ trailer space. Toilets available. Directions: From Tellico Plains, go N on State Hwy 360 for about 6 miles and turn right onto County Route 504. Go about 3.5 miles and turn right onto Forest Route 35-1. The CG is about 2 miles down the road on the left.

Tellico Plains - Davis Branch CG -$8 4 sites, 14 day limit. CG is located about 13 miles SE of Tellico Plains and has 4 sites w/ trailer space, potable water & toilets. Directions: From Tellico Plains, go west on Hwy 165 for about 5 miles, turn right onto Forest Route 35. Go .25 miles and turn left on Forest Route 210. Go 6.5 miles to CG which will be on the left.

Tellico Plains - Big Oak Cove CG -$8 6 sites, 14 day limit. CG is located about 12 miles SE of Tellico Plains and has 6 sites w/ trailer space, water & toilets. Directions: From Tellico Plains, goW on State hwy 165 for about 5 miles, turn right onto Forest Route 35 and go .25 miles and turn left on Forest Route 210. Go 7 miles and the CG will be on the left.
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