Campgrounds in Memphis, Tennessee

Campgrounds in Memphis, Tennessee
Memphis, located in southwest Tennessee, offers a number of attractions for your entire family. Enjoy the Memphis Zoo, Mud Island River Park or take a river boat ride on the Mississippi River. The Lichterman Nature Center and Dixon Gallery and Gardens offer visitors a chance to get in touch with nature and the beauty of the Mississippi River.

TO Fuller State Park

TO Fuller State Park is a historic park located in the southern section of Memphis. The campground at TO Fuller State Park features forty-five campsites that accommodate tents and RVs alike. The park offers a picnic shelter, bath houses and playgrounds. Each campsite features a grill, picnic tables and a fire ring. Activities at the park include swimming and hiking, and amenities include a golf course and a nature center. TO Fuller State Park is located approximately 10 miles from the Memphis Zoo.

TO Fuller State Park
1500 West Mitchell Road
Memphis, TN 38109
(901) 543-7581
tn.gov/environment/parks/TOFuller

Memphis KOA Campground

The Memphis KOA Campground is located just across the river in Marion, Arkansas. is a KOA campground. The campground is located 10 minutes from Mud Island River Park which features a replica of the Mississippi River, and offers hiking trails and a waterpark. The campground features a game room, swimming pool, playground, basketball court and horseshoes pit; planned activities include checker tournaments, ice-cream socials and bingo. The campground has tent and cabin sites available along with RV pull-throughs.

Memphis KOA Campground
7037 I-55
Marion, Arkansas 72364
870-739-4801
memphiskoa.com

Fort Pillow State Historic Park

Fort Pillow State Historic Park, located in Henning, TN is a rustic campground that has only tent sites. The campground features a 25-acre lake and a former Civil War fort. You can take the whole family to the wildlife observatory, which features deer, turkey and a number of bird species. There are walking trails, and a museum. The campground allows backcountry camping with a permit. You must hike a five-mile trail to get to the backcountry camping sites. The park features bathhouses and restrooms, and water is available at the water stations. Being a former Confederate fort, this state park offers many educational programs.

Fort Pillow State Historic Park
3122 Park Road
Henning, TN 38041
(731) 738-5581
Tennessee.gov/environment/parks/FortPillow

Article Written By Marie Scribe

Marie Scribe has been writing for more than 10 years. Her specialties include copywriting, advertising and editing. She has a journalism degree and extensive experience with business and technical writing. She has been published on Trails.com and eHow.

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