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170 Reviews of 17 McIllwain, Tennessee Campgrounds

BThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2021

Fun 4 days

Our visit to Piney campground was good. Nice level spot with power. Nice playground. Bath house was cleaned every day. Large dumpsters for trash but no recycling nearby. Boat ramp was good plenty of shore to beach your boat. Some sites well shaded, some not.

  • our site backed up to the playground
  • swimming area
  • Kentucky Lake
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Site364
Month of VisitJuly
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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Site80
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
Donna S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 20, 2021

Amazing camp grounds!

We camped in the RV area. It was clean and well cared for, close to the water and a very clean shower house. We are definitely going to be coming back!

Month of VisitMay
MThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 14, 2021

Easy acces from Dover Tn off Hwy 79.

Really nice spots have both non electric and electric. With America Beautiful Pass only 8 dollars a night non. Lots of trees with lake access. Quiet too. Level gravel spot with fire ring and picnic tables

Site294
Month of VisitJune
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…

Site31 & 32
Month of VisitMay
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.

  • Lake nearby
  • Lake and playground
  • Maggie
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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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