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Postby lightsareout » Fri Jan 29, 2016 9:50 am

What are some good family friendly camping locations in the state? Primary focus would be eastern and central TN.
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Re: Family Camping

Postby sharpshooter » Fri Jan 29, 2016 9:57 am

Indian Boundary in Cherokee NF or Fall Creek Falls

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Re: Family Camping

Postby AllOutdoors » Fri Jan 29, 2016 10:08 am

Indian boundaries, mousetail landing state park.
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Re: Family Camping

Postby BMan » Sat Jan 30, 2016 10:23 am

Bandy Creek in Big South Fork.
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Re: Family Camping

Postby firedog » Wed Feb 10, 2016 3:24 pm

Hornsby Hollow on the Watts Bar lake is nice if you are wanting some lake action
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Re: Family Camping

Postby TraumaSlave » Wed Feb 10, 2016 8:27 pm

+1 for Indian Boundry.
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Re: Family Camping

Postby thetoolman » Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:07 am

Fall Creek Falls and LBL. I will have to add Indian Boundary to my list of places to visit. With a family, state parks are typically always a good bet.
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Re: Family Camping

Postby Widowmaker » Wed Mar 09, 2016 8:00 pm

Bledsoe Creek in Gallatin is nice but small. Has walking trails and piers you can fish off of. There is a boat ramp there also.
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Re: Family Camping

Postby jb3 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 3:39 pm

Fall Creek Falls. Savage Gulf State Park. Your car may not be next to your tent, maybe 50-100 yards away. Beautiful rim hikes and you have Stone Door as well.

My favorite new place to go is Gee Creek along the Hiwassee River.
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Re: Family Camping

Postby Mag » Tue Mar 15, 2016 5:48 pm

Pickett State Park
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Re: Family Camping

Postby Randy5213 » Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:55 pm

We do piney a lot
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Re: Family Camping

Postby Mag » Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:06 pm

Bandy Creek in The Big South Fork has great facilities. Pickett State Park is good too, stocked lake and good hiking.
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Re: Family Camping

Postby imograss » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:43 am

Randy5213 wrote:We do piney a lot

where do you typically camp on the Piney?
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Re: Family Camping

Postby shane37110 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:12 pm

Rock Island State Park, Tim's Ford SP, Barton Springs campground in Normandy, Long Branch campground on Center Hill Lake, Happy Camper in McMinnville and Horseshoe Bend in Rock Island are all great.
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