Campgrounds Near Gainesboro, Tennessee

Campgrounds Near Gainesboro, Tennessee
Located on the undulating course of the Cumberland River in north-central Tennessee, Gainesboro is a small town offering a central location to campers of all stripes. The Cumberland River and its Cordell Hull Lake offer fishing and boating, while the local rural area and Standing Stone State Park offer hiking and biking. The area offers a mix of public and private campgrounds with plenty of shady sites.

Salt Lick Creek Campground

This campground is situated on the shores of Cordell Hull Lake, which is the reservoir of the Cumberland River dam. It is a pet-friendly, public campground with 150 sites that are for RVs and tents. The result is that all sites have water and electrical hook-ups. The campground's features and facilities include a boat ramp, playgrounds, shower house, coin laundry and dump station.

Salt Lick Creek Campground
520 Salt Lick Park Lane
Gainesboro TN 38562
(931) 678-4718

Maple Grove Campground

Maple Grove is primarily an RV campground, but as the campsites are not paved or graveled, they are suitable for tents as well. There are 38 campsites, all with full hook-ups. The lightly wooded campground also offers a swimming pool, volleyball court, playground, coin laundry, pavilion with fireplace, and direct access to Cordell Hull Lake.

Maple Grove Campground
6878 Granville Hwy. (Rt.53)
Granville, TN 38564
(931) 653-4486

Standing Stone State Park

An 11,000-acre state park situated to the east of Gainesboro, Standing Stone offers 36 camp sites. Each comes with a picnic table and barbecue grill. The campground is serviced by a pair of shower houses and a dump station. There is a maximum stay limit of two weeks. Other accommodations at the park include rental cabins. For activities, Standing Stone State Park has an outdoor swimming pool, fishing, boating and eight miles of hiking trails.

Standing Stone State Park
1674 Standing Stone Park Hwy.
Hilham , TN 38568-6610
(931) 823-6347

Article Written By Edwin Thomas

Edwin Thomas has been writing since 1997. His work has appeared in various online publications, including The Black Table, Proboxing-Fans and others. A travel blogger, editor and writer, Thomas has traveled from Argentina to Vietnam in pursuit of stories. He holds a Master of Arts in international affairs from American University.

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