Places to Camp near Dover, TN

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Best Camping Sites Near Dover, TN (133)

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    1.

    Piney Campground

    26 Reviews
    75 Photos
    168 Saves
    Buchanan, Tennessee

    Piney Campground is now open year round and offers 384 well-defined lake front and wooded sites with 283 electrical hookups, 44 sites with electric, water, and sewer, and 57 primitive sites. Most sites are capable of handling large motor homes and campers. Campers have access to modern facilities, including a swimming beach area, archery range, ball field, bike trails, a campfire theater, hiking trails, two boat ramps, and a fishing pier. Piney also has 9 primitive cabins available for nightly rental. In addition, the summer season offers daily recreation programs for all ages. Since 1973 in mid-September Piney holds its popular Camper’s Fair with a variety of activities including a campers’ flea market and dealer showcase of new RVs, fifth wheels, and motorhomes. It is open to the public during the weekend.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Montgomery Bell State Park Campground

    64 Reviews
    229 Photos
    218 Saves
    Burns, Tennessee

    Welcome to Montgomery Bell State Park Campground! This place is a gem for anyone looking to enjoy the great outdoors with a touch of comfort. Whether you're pitching a tent, parking your RV, or staying in one of the cozy cabins, you'll find a spot that suits your needs. The campground is open all year, so you can enjoy it no matter the season.

    One of the standout features here is the friendly and attentive staff. Visitors have praised them for their excellent service, especially during unexpected weather events. They go above and beyond to ensure everyone is safe and informed, which really adds to the overall experience.

    The campground itself is well-maintained with clean bathrooms and hot showers. You'll find fire pits at every site, perfect for those evening campfires. Plus, there's a market on-site for any last-minute supplies you might need. Pets are welcome too, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    For activities, the park offers plenty of hiking trails that wind through beautiful wooded areas. There's also a creek running through the campground, which is a hit with both kids and dogs. If you're into golf, there's a course right within the park. And let's not forget the lakes, which are great for a bit of fishing or just relaxing by the water.

    The campground is near Burns, TN, making it easy to pop into town if you need anything. But with all the amenities and natural beauty right here, you might not want to leave. So pack your gear and come enjoy a stay at Montgomery Bell State Park Campground. You won't be disappointed.

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Boswell Landing Campground

    11 Reviews
    21 Photos
    103 Saves
    New Concord, Kentucky

    Welcome to Boswell Landing Campground, nestled in the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area near Dover, TN. This spot is a gem for those who love primitive camping with a touch of convenience. The campground is open all year round, making it a great destination no matter the season.

    One of the standout features here is the proximity to the water. Many of the campsites are just feet away from the lake, offering stunning views and easy access for fishing or just relaxing by the shore. The area is shaded by plenty of trees, providing a cool retreat during the warmer months. Each site comes equipped with a concrete picnic table and a fire ring, perfect for those evening campfires.

    Visitors have praised the campground for its peaceful atmosphere and scenic beauty. It's a favorite spot for both locals and travelers, with many noting the spacious lots and the well-maintained access road. The campground also has a single toilet facility, which has been described as one of the cleanest public camping toilets around.

    Pets are welcome here, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. Just keep in mind that there's no drinking water or electric hookups, so come prepared. Firewood can be purchased at the nearby ranger station at Paris Landing, and there's a dumpster conveniently located by the boat ramp for easy trash disposal.

    Whether you're setting up a tent, parking your RV, or trying out glamping, Boswell Landing offers a serene and picturesque camping experience. So pack your gear, grab some firewood, and get ready to enjoy the great outdoors at this beautiful lakeside campground.

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    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $5 - $12 / night

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    Hillman Ferry Campground

    36 Reviews
    96 Photos
    138 Saves
    Grand Rivers, Kentucky

    Hillman Ferry Campground offers 374 well-defined lake front and wooded sites capable of handling a variety of camping units from tents to large motor homes. Basic, electric, water, and sewer sites are available. Campers have access to modern facilities, including a large swimming area, archery range, ball field, bike trails, campfire amphitheater, hiking trails, two boat ramps, fishing dock, picnic tables, and fire rings. During the summer season we offer recreation programs for all ages.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Paris Landing State Park Campground

    12 Reviews
    41 Photos
    48 Saves
    Buchanan, Tennessee

    Paris Landing State Park Campground, near Buchanan, TN, is a gem for anyone looking to enjoy the great outdoors. This place has it all—whether you're into tent camping, RVing, or even glamping. The campground is open year-round, so you can plan your visit whenever the mood strikes.

    One of the standout features here is the marina. If you're into boating or fishing, you'll love the easy access to Kentucky Lake. There's also a disc golf course and an archery range, so you won't run out of things to do. For those who prefer a more relaxed pace, the park offers plenty of shaded spots perfect for a picnic or just lounging around.

    Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. The campground also has electric and water hookups, showers, and toilets, making your stay comfortable. If you need to stock up on supplies, there's a market on-site.

    Visitors have mentioned that the park is spacious and offers a variety of activities like tennis, boat rentals, and even beaches. Some have noted that the park can be a bit noisy due to its proximity to the highway, but the amenities and natural beauty more than make up for it.

    The campground is nestled in a hardwood forest, providing plenty of shade and a serene atmosphere. Whether you're here for the water activities, the hiking trails, or just to unwind, Paris Landing State Park Campground has something for everyone. So pack your bags, grab your gear, and get ready for a memorable outdoor adventure.

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    RJourney Clarksville RV Resort

    24 Reviews
    91 Photos
    78 Saves
    Clarksville, Tennessee

    Welcome to RJourney Clarksville RV Resort, your full-service, overnight RV Park . Perfectly situated off of the main interstate, we are a great spot if you are tired and had enough fun for the day. We will work very hard to accommodate your size rig so you can pull in, hook up and rest for the night. Our goal is for you to be able to stay hooked up so you are ready to wake up and go. Or, if you want, you are welcome to set up camp and explore the surrounding areas. We would be happy to steer you in the right direction if you are looking for ideas!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $49 - $75 / night

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    Energy Lake Campground

    19 Reviews
    117 Photos
    128 Saves
    Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Kentucky

    Welcome to Energy Lake Campground, nestled in the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area near Cadiz, KY. This spot is a camper's dream, offering a serene escape from the hustle and bustle. The campground operates from March 1 to November 30, making it a perfect seasonal getaway.

    Energy Lake is a fantastic place for nature lovers. The campground is surrounded by lush greenery and offers stunning lake views. The lake itself is man-made and motorized watercraft are not allowed, which keeps the water calm and perfect for swimming, kayaking, and canoeing. There are multiple access points to the lake, making it easy to launch your boat or paddle across.

    The campground features four loops. Loop A is the newest and designed for both RVs and tents, while Loop B has been converted to single-room cabins. Loops C and D remain unchanged but are well-maintained. Loop D is particularly favored by RV campers due to its paved sites.

    Visitors have praised the clean and convenient bathrooms and showers. The bathhouse is well-kept, and the individual, lockable shower rooms are a nice touch. Electricity is available, and the campground is pet-friendly, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    The staff here are known for their friendliness and extensive knowledge about the area. Whether you're looking for hiking trails, fishing spots, or just a quiet place to relax by the campfire, they've got you covered. The campground also offers amenities like firewood, a market, and picnic tables.

    For those interested in exploring beyond the campground, the nearby towns of Aurora and Cadiz offer additional attractions and conveniences. The Elk and Bison Prairie and the Nature Station are also close by, providing great opportunities for wildlife viewing and educational experiences.

    So pack your bags, grab your gear, and head over to Energy Lake Campground for a peaceful and enjoyable camping experience.

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Lake Barkley State Resort Park

    17 Reviews
    59 Photos
    36 Saves
    Cadiz, Kentucky

    This recreation area is part of Barkley Lake

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $10 / night

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    Bumpus Mills

    8 Reviews
    16 Photos
    35 Saves
    Bumpus Mills, Tennessee

    Overview

    From fishing to boating and hiking, campers and day visitors at Bumpus Mills enjoy hours of fun on the upstream section of Lake Barkley. Many bird species reside here, including golden and bald eagles. Don't forget to pack binoculars and a camera to take advantage of the excellent opportunities for birding and wildlife photography.

    Recreation

    The recreation area is ideal for hiking, fishing, swimming, picnicking and boating. Abundant wildlife includes wild turkey and deer.

    Facilities

    The recreation area is ideal for hiking, fishing, swimming, picnicking and boating. Abundant wildlife includes wild turkey and deer.

    Natural Features

    Bumpus Mills is located on scenic Lake Barkley among wooded rolling hills. Lake Barkley is the westernmost lake on the Cumberland River, which flows westward to the Ohio River. Barkley lies parallel to Kentucky Lake, a reservoir that stems from the Tennessee River. Between both lakes is the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

    Nearby Attractions

    Due east is Fort Donelson National Battlefield, which marks the site of the first Union victory of the Civil War. The Bear Creek Waterfowl Management Unit is a short drive south of Bumpus Mills.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $24 / night

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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Dover, TN?

According to TheDyrt.com, Dover, TN offers a wide range of camping options, with 133 campgrounds and RV parks near Dover, TN and 7 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Dover, TN?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Dover, TN is Piney Campground with a 4.5-star rating from 26 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Dover, TN?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 7 free dispersed camping spots near Dover, TN.

What parks are near Dover, TN?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 10 parks near Dover, TN that allow camping, notably Barkley Lake and Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.