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June 14, 2024

Family Fun Roundup

Great memories are made when families camp together – and you can do it this coming summer on a shoestring.

fea_marshmallows.pngBledsoe Creek State Park
400 Zieglers Fort Road, Gallatin
Travel Time: 47 min.

Camping/Boating/Fishing/Hiking Trails/Picnic/Horseshoes/Playground/Softball/Volleyball

Camping rates in Tennessee State Parks range from $8 (for four people per night) for primitive sites (no water or electric) up to $25 (for four people) for premium.

Campsites with water and electric are $20 (for four people per night with additional people $1 each). Some Tennessee State Parks offer self-registration procedures at campgrounds with slightly higher fees with base rates for up to four people.

Our camping roundup measures driving timel from Nashville. Be sure to contact individual parks for more information and reservations before you go!

Cedars of Lebanon State Park
328 Cedar Forest Road, Lebanon
Travel Time: 42 min.

Cabins/Camping/Group Lodge/Hiking Trails/Horseback Riding/Picnic/Swimming/Natural Features

David Crockett State Park
1400 West Gaines, Lawrenceburg
Travel Time: 1 hr., 31 min.


Edgar Evins State Park
1630 Edgar Evins State Park Road, Silver Point
Travel Time: 1 hour, eight min.

Camping/Cabins/Camping/Boating/Fishing/Hiking Picnic/Swimming

Long Hunter State Park
2910 Hobson Pike, Hermitage
Travel Time: 32 min.

Group camping/Biking/Boating/Fishing/Hiking Trails/Picnic Facilities/Sellars Farm/Swimming

Montgomery Bell State Park
1000 Hotel Ave., Burns
Travel Time: 52 min.

Camping/Group Camping/Biking/Boating/Fishing
Hiking Trails/Park Inn/Swimming

Mousetail Landing
Rt. 3 Box 280B, Linden
Travel Time: 1 hour, 33 min.

Camping/Boating/Fishing/Hiking Trails/Picnic Facilities/Swimming

Natchez Trace State Park
24845 Natchez Trace Road, Wildersville
Travel Time: 1 hour, 41 min.

Camping/Cabins/Group Lodge/Park Inn/Bicycle Trails/Boating/Fishing/Hiking/Horseback Riding/Hunting/Museum/Picnic Facilities/Playground and Sports Fields/Swimming

Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park
732 Stone Fort Drive, Manchester
Travel Time: 1 hour, six min.

Camping/Group Camping/Boating/Fishing/Golfing
Hiking/Museum/Picnic Facilities

Paris Landing State Park
16055 Hwy 79 N., Buchanan
Travel Time: 1 hour, 50 min.

Camping/Cabins/Group Camping/Boating/
Park Inn/Fishing/Golfing/Hiking/Picnic Facilities
Playgrounds/Sports Fields/Swimming

South Cumberland State Park
11745 US 41, Monteagle
Travel Time: 1 hour, 28 min.

Camping/Hiking Trails/Museum/Picnic Facilities
Volleyball/Tennis Courts/Horseshoes/Ping-Pong

Tims Ford State Park
570 Tims Ford Drive
Travel Time: 37 min.

Golf/Hiking Trails/Picnic Facilities/Swimming

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