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Places to Camp near Franklin, TN

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Best Camping Sites Near Franklin, TN (89)

    Camper-submitted photo from Montgomery Bell State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Montgomery Bell State Park Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Montgomery Bell State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Montgomery Bell State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Montgomery Bell State Park Campground

    1.

    Montgomery Bell State Park Campground

    63 Reviews
    229 Photos
    214 Saves
    Burns, Tennessee
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville KOA

    2.

    Nashville KOA

    34 Reviews
    39 Photos
    201 Saves
    Nashville, Tennessee

    Come experience the finest in Southern Outdoor Hospitality at Nashville KOA Resort. Whether you are staying at KOA campgrounds in Tennessee for the day or all week, we are here to help you create an unforgettable getaway in exciting Music City, USA. Located less than 3 miles from the Grand Ole Opry, we are the perfect destination for exploring all the wonderful shows, shopping, and dining Nashville is known for. We even offer a concierge for site-seeing tours and tickets to local events.

    The campground offers RV sites for every type of RV from Big Rig Friendly Pull Through Sites that boast KOA Patios® to back-in water and electric sites. No RV? No problem. Stay in one of our Deluxe Cabins (complete with linens, towels, kitchen supplies) , reserve a rustic cabin or pitch a tent in our large grassy tent area.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Henry Horton State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Henry Horton State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Henry Horton State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Henry Horton State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Henry Horton State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Henry Horton State Park Campground

    3.

    Henry Horton State Park Campground

    31 Reviews
    100 Photos
    204 Saves
    Chapel Hill, Tennessee
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $10 - $150 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground

    4.

    Cedars of Lebanon State Park Campground

    47 Reviews
    136 Photos
    188 Saves
    Lebanon, Tennessee
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $25 - $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Seven Points
    Camper-submitted photo from Seven Points
    Camper-submitted photo from Seven Points
    Camper-submitted photo from Seven Points
    Camper-submitted photo from Seven Points
    Camper-submitted photo from Seven Points

    5.

    Seven Points

    22 Reviews
    53 Photos
    268 Saves
    Mount Juliet, Tennessee

    Overview

    Seven Points Campground is a lakeside oasis in the green hills of Tennessee, providing visitors with countless recreational activities on the lake and the surrounding miles of woods and grasslands.

    Recreation

    The lake provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year. Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities to choose from, including fishing, hunting, picnicking, boating, canoeing, hiking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing. Fishing opportunities abound at J. Percy Priest Lake, with a wide variety of species available, including largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie, striped bass, Cherokee bass, and white bass. Other species such as catfish, bluegill, bream and trout provide excellent opportunities for younger anglers. The Three Hickories Nature Trail is located in nearby Cook Recreation Area and features a 1.6 miles of nature trail through the wooded area.

    Facilities

    The lake provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year. Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities to choose from, including fishing, hunting, picnicking, boating, canoeing, hiking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing. Fishing opportunities abound at J. Percy Priest Lake, with a wide variety of species available, including largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie, striped bass, Cherokee bass, and white bass. Other species such as catfish, bluegill, bream and trout provide excellent opportunities for younger anglers. The Three Hickories Nature Trail is located in nearby Cook Recreation Area and features a 1.6 miles of nature trail through the wooded area.

    Natural Features

    J. Percy Priest Dam and Lake was one of the first Corps of Engineers lakes to have recreation as part of its justification. The dam, completed in 1968, impounds 42 miles, with 14,200 surface acres of water. In soothing contrast to the sparkling waters of the lake are the adjacent 19,087 acres of grasslands and woodlands. A highlight of the region, Couchville Cedar Glade Natural Area, is home to wildlife and rare plant species, including the Tennessee coneflower.

    Nearby Attractions

    J. Percy Priest Lake is conveniently located about 10 miles east of downtown Nashville, offering visitors countless cultural activities in addition to the conveniences of a metro area.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Poole Knobs
    Camper-submitted photo from Poole Knobs
    Camper-submitted photo from Poole Knobs
    Camper-submitted photo from Poole Knobs
    Camper-submitted photo from Poole Knobs
    Camper-submitted photo from Poole Knobs

    6.

    Poole Knobs

    20 Reviews
    48 Photos
    210 Saves
    La Vergne, Tennessee

    Overview

    Poole Knobs Campground is a lakeside oasis in the green hills of Tennessee, providing campers with countless recreational activities on the lake and in the surrounding woods and grasslands.

    Recreation

    The lake provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year. Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities to choose from, including fishing, hunting, picnicking, boating, canoeing, hiking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing. Fishing opportunities abound at J. Percy Priest Lake, with a wide variety of species available, including largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie, striped bass, Cherokee bass, and white bass. Other species such as catfish, bluegill, bream and trout provide excellent opportunities for younger anglers.

    Facilities

    The lake provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year. Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities to choose from, including fishing, hunting, picnicking, boating, canoeing, hiking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing. Fishing opportunities abound at J. Percy Priest Lake, with a wide variety of species available, including largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie, striped bass, Cherokee bass, and white bass. Other species such as catfish, bluegill, bream and trout provide excellent opportunities for younger anglers.

    Natural Features

    J. Percy Priest Dam and Lake was one of the first Corps of Engineers lakes to have recreation as part of its mission. The dam, completed in 1968, impounds 42 miles, with 14,200 surface acres of water. In soothing contrast to the sparkling waters of the lake are the adjacent 19,087 acres of grasslands and woodlands. A highlight of the region, the Cedar Glades Natural Area, is home to countless wildlife and plant species, including the Tennessee coneflower.

    Nearby Attractions

    J. Percy Priest Lake is conveniently located about ten miles east of downtown Nashville, offering visitors countless cultural activities in addition to the conveniences of a metro area.

    Charges & Cancellations

    There is a $10.00 transaction fee for all cancelled reservations.

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

    $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville I-24 Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville I-24 Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville I-24 Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville I-24 Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville I-24 Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Nashville I-24 Campground

    7.

    Nashville I-24 Campground

    13 Reviews
    19 Photos
    58 Saves
    Smyrna, Tennessee
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Elm Hill RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Elm Hill RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Elm Hill RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Elm Hill RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Elm Hill RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Elm Hill RV Resort

    8.

    Elm Hill RV Resort

    12 Reviews
    30 Photos
    180 Saves
    J Percy Priest Lake, Tennessee

    Elm Hill RV Resort is the premier RV destination in the Middle Tennessee area. We pride ourselves on providing a world-class camping experience for our guests in a unique lake-front environment located just a short drive away from the heart of Music City and the world famous Grand Ole Opry.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Anderson Road Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Anderson Road Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Anderson Road Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Anderson Road Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Anderson Road Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Anderson Road Campground

    9.

    Anderson Road Campground

    12 Reviews
    56 Photos
    234 Saves
    La Vergne, Tennessee

    Overview

    Anderson Road Campground is a lakeside oasis in the green hills of Tennessee, providing campers with countless recreational activities on the lake and in the surrounding woods and grasslands.

    Recreation

    The lake provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year. Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities to choose from, including fishing, hunting, picnicking, boating, canoeing, hiking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing. Fishing opportunities abound at J. Percy Priest Lake, with a wide variety of species available, including largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie and Cherokee bass. Other species such as catfish, bluegill, bream and trout provide excellent opportunities for younger anglers. Anderson Road Fitness Trail is a paved trail winding a little over a mile through the cedar glade area beside the lake.

    Facilities

    The lake provides a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year. Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities to choose from, including fishing, hunting, picnicking, boating, canoeing, hiking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing. Fishing opportunities abound at J. Percy Priest Lake, with a wide variety of species available, including largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie and Cherokee bass. Other species such as catfish, bluegill, bream and trout provide excellent opportunities for younger anglers. Anderson Road Fitness Trail is a paved trail winding a little over a mile through the cedar glade area beside the lake.

    Natural Features

    J. Percy Priest Dam and Lake was one of the first Corps of Engineers lakes to have recreation as part of its mission. The dam, completed in 1968, impounds 42 miles, with 14,200 surface acres of water. In soothing contrast to the sparkling waters of the lake are the adjacent 19,087 acres of grasslands and woodlands. A highlight of the region, the Cedar Glades Natural Area, is home to countless wildlife and plant species, including the Tennessee coneflower.

    Nearby Attractions

    J. Percy Priest Lake is conveniently located about ten miles east of downtown Nashville, offering visitors plenty of cultural activities in addition to the conveniences of a metro area.

    Charges & Cancellations

    There is a $10.00 transaction fee for cancelled reservations.

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

    $32 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Creek (TN)
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Creek (TN)
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Creek (TN)
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Creek (TN)
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Creek (TN)
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Creek (TN)

    10.

    Cedar Creek (TN)

    21 Reviews
    37 Photos
    191 Saves
    Mount Juliet, Tennessee

    Overview

    Cedar Creek Campground on Old Hickory Lake in north-central Tennessee, offers 60 campsites and limitless options for activities like boating, hiking, fishing and relaxing on the swim beach. A picnic shelter located in the day use area may also be reserved on weekdays throughout the summer. The lake is named after the 7th U.S. President, Andrew Jackson, a Tennessee-native who earned the nickname "Old Hickory," because of his tough, aggressive personality.

    Recreation

    Sailing, swimming and fishing are popular activities for visitors interested in water sports, while birders and wildlife viewers will delight in the abundance of migratory songbirds, waterfowl and white-tailed deer. Wild turkeys and rabbits also frequent the area.

    Facilities

    Sailing, swimming and fishing are popular activities for visitors interested in water sports, while birders and wildlife viewers will delight in the abundance of migratory songbirds, waterfowl and white-tailed deer. Wild turkeys and rabbits also frequent the area.

    Natural Features

    Old Hickory Lake is a 22,500 acre reservoir, primarily fed by the waters of the Cumberland River. The lake is surrounded by shady wooded areas and grassy flatlands, and offers an impressive 440 miles of scenic shoreline.

    Nearby Attractions

    Cedar Creek is just beyond the Nashville metropolitan area. Head to the "Music City" to tour the Country Music Hall of Fame or explore former President, Andrew Jackson's early 19th century home, "The Hermitage," a National Historic Landmark. Also located just minutes from the park is the Shutes Branch Mountain Bike Trail.

    Charges & Cancellations

    * Once your reservation has been created, there will be a $10.00 fee to cancel and a $10.00 fee to change your site or dates. * Cancellations made the day before, or up to the day after your arrival date will also be charged the first nights use fee. * No-Shows are charged a $20.00 fee plus the first nights use fee. * If your reservation is for 1 night, and you have been charged the first nights use fee, there is no $10.00 service fee.

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

    $50 / night

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