Refresh yourself with a camping vacation in Tennessee. Hear soothing forest sounds and count the millions of stars. Climb high in the mountains to pitch your tent overlooking a beautiful valley. Sleep beside a sparkling stream and listen to nightbirds call. Let the landscape lead you toward relaxation. Tennessee’s state and national parks, private campgrounds and nature resorts provide endless choices for camping fun.
Standing Stone State Park
Standing Stone State Park takes its name from a huge, dog-shaped rock monolith that once stood nearby. The stone may have belonged to a prehistoric native people; Native Americans in the area later regarded it as a religious icon. ...more
Steele Creek Park
Steele Creek Park is the third largest municipal park in the state of Tennessee, with a total area of over 2,000 acres. There are miles of hiking trails, a lake, a nature center and shelters available. ...more
Stoney Creek RV Park
The natural rivers, rippling streams and the clean, cool waters of Watauga and Wilbur Lakes offer the full breadth and depth of outdoor experiences to please fisherman, hikers and all other nature lovers. RV park is nestled in 32 acre peaceful farm. ...more
Synchronized Fireflies at Elkmont Each June, in the protected canopy of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a natural phenomenon occurs in East Tennessee, charming guests and baffling scientists.
It is a two week window in June where thousands of fireflies blink in synchronized fashion near the Elkmont campground. ...more
Each June, in the protected canopy of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a natural phenomenon occurs in East Tennessee, charming guests and baffling scientists.
Tennessee River Blueway
The Tennessee River Blueway was formed by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in the 1930s and designated as a river trail in 2002. The blueway extends from Chickamauga Dam in Chattanooga, flowing 48 miles west through the Tennessee River Gorge to Nickajack Dam in neighboring Marion County. ...more
Tennessee River Gorge
The only large river canyon bordering a mid-sized city, the Tennessee River Gorge is a unique carving of the river through the Cumberland Plateau, encompassing 27,000 acres. Habitats for more than a thousand varieties of plants, trees, grasses and flowers as well as a diversified wildlife population exist in this scenic terrain. ...more
Tennessee River Trails
The Tennessee River Trail is waiting for you: a winding trail through Tennessee’s diverse river country featuring some of Tennessee’s most unique activities. Stop in Waverly, a historic railroad town featuring a museum and Civil War Fort. ...more