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166 Reviews of 16 Gismonda, Tennessee Campgrounds

Shana D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 27, 2021

Amazing primitive sites!

We love the primitive sites at Nathan Bedford Forest! Each site is along the River banks, so you get the best views! Fire pits and picnic tables included. The bathhouse is very old though and does not have a shower. That is the only reason I couldn’t give this one 5 stars!

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Shana D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 27, 2021

Packed in like sardines

We like state parks because they offer lots to do and sites are usually a little spread out. That is not the case there! These sites are packed in like sardines!! We were lucky to have a site that backed up to the creek, so that made the stay a little more enjoyable. We are at the lodge for dinner…

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Month of VisitMay
MThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 23, 2021

On the lake

Stayed in lot 18. Shade was great. Lake is beautiful spots are gravel pads with fire ring. On vault toilet, good but not totally maintained. Busy on weekends. Some lots traffic due to boat ramp. Far corner fairly good

Site18
Month of VisitJune
BThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2021

Best place I’ve been on the water

Great place for backcountry though you can drive right to the spot. The gravel road back can be rough especially right after a big rain but you can avoid most of the holes. The site is right on the water with a gravel opening beside it. We were able to setup 4 tents with lots of room to spare. We…

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Month of VisitSeptember
J
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2021

Beautiful

This was our first stay here, and we had heard great things about it. It is a beautiful state park known as the"Queen of Tennessee's State Parks". There are 4,000 acres with mountain biking, fishing, hiking, picnic areas, kayaking/canoeing, and a golf course. Nashville is only 45 minutes away. The…

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Month of VisitMay
Jason W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2021

Neville Bay is A-OK

Ok, that's cheesy but true. Several groups there when we went. Very clean, well maintained primitive campground on the south end of LBL. Four stars, for what it is. If there was electric and water it would be a solid 5. Secluded but still accessible.

BThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2021

One of our favorites!

We’ve been tent camping for years and try to find places somewhat close to home because we bring our bulldogs with us. This campground is absolutely one of our favorites.

It is relatively small, but the bathhouses are super clean, and the staff are amazing. I’m hesitant to let our secret out, but…

SThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2021

Nice Place

We usually use Pin Oak CG at Natchez Trace State Park when we are traveling through Tennessee.  Many nice sites, and a few that aren't as nice.  But well worth stopping and enjoying the lake and peacefulness.  Our first time there was in 2014 and that is when I took the photos.

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  • Lake and playground
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Month of VisitNovember
Vince B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2021

A Good Boondocking Spot!

About four miles of winding hills off the paved road. Cleared and not too rough. The site has 18 designed spots, all tiered into the wooded hillside. There is a natural boat launch into Bards Lake. A single Vault toilet and Dumpster as well. The gravel camping pads are reasonably level, each with a…

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Alanna R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2021

Nice hidden gem

We are on the river side. Spaces are nicely spaced. Views are perfect. Staff is very nice. The non river side is the same as most rv spots.

Timothy The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2021

Beautiful park!!!

The restaurant is amazing (order the catfish). There is a beautiful lake but we did not catch any fish. The space was rather large, needs some trees but beautiful anyway. Hiking, fishing & very clean.

Hannah S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2021

Lakeside spots with nice facilities

Great place to start and stay for your Land Between the Lakes adventure. Lakeside, gravel spots with good views and nice clean facilities. Located in LBL and near Paris Landing SP, Fort Donelson NHS, and everything that LBL has to offer in the South and North units.

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Emily L.
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2021

Great campsite

Excellent campsite. We stay at the primitive campsites but they do have small cabins that you can stay in. They have restrooms and showers if you need them. The staff is super friendly and we always have a great time.

Robbie M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2021

Not bad, but a little tight

Our family had fun on this trip, but I have to say that most of the sites were VERY close together. We just happened to get lucky with what seemed to be the only site with lots of space. I believe it was site 93.

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Jessica L.
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2021

Beautiful park!

We were not very impressed with the park when we first drove in to our campsite. The roads were not in the best condition, the sites were very close together, and the bathrooms were not very clean. But after two nights here, we really fell in love with the park and all it has to offer!

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