Campgrounds in Franklin, Tennessee

Campgrounds in Franklin, Tennessee
Franklin, Tennessee is close to the larger city of Nashville, but more quiet and laid back than the big city. Most travelers enjoy the area because of the large number of attractions and activities, including museums, golf courses, amusement parks, hiking trails and nature trails. Campgrounds near Franklin, Tennessee put you close to your favorite outdoor and indoor activities.

KOA

The Nashville KOA is less than 30 minutes from Franklin and offers both RV and tent sites, as well as cabin rentals. Water, electric and cable television come with all sites and the campground also offers activities and attractions for campers: a children's playground, pet playground, bicycle rentals and a miniature golf course. The campground hosts holiday parties and theme weekends throughout the year.

KOA
2626 Music Valley Dr
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 889-0282
koa.com

Henry Horton State Park

Camping in tents is allowed at the Henry Horton State Park, which is less than 30 minutes from Franklin. Primitive sites without water or electric are available, as are sites with water and electric hookups. A larger site for groups of up to 20 campers is also available. A bathhouse with restrooms and hot showers is available, but is closed in the winter.

Henry Horton State Park
4209 Nashville Highway
Chapel Hill, TN 37034
(931) 364-3202
tennessee.gov

Anderson Road Campground

The Anderson Road Campground is one of the more popular campgrounds in the area. It's less than 30 minutes from Franklin and sits right on Percy Priest Lake, which affords opportunities for swimming or fishing; there are docks and a boat launch ramp. Restrooms, showers, a playground, dump station and laundry room are all open to guests.

Anderson Road Campground
4010 Anderson Road
Nashville, TN 37217
(615) 361-1980
no website

Cook Campground

The Cook Campground is located less than 30 minutes from Franklin, in Nashville and is also on Percy Priest Lake. A boat launch is available, which is shared by both overnight guests or campers and day guests. An interpretive trail teaches visitors about the history of the area and about native wildlife. There is a playground on site and guests also have access to swimming, fishing and boating in the lake and hiking the local trails.

Cook Campground
3737 Bell Road
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 889-1096
no website

Article Written By Jennifer Eblin

Jennifer Eblin has been a full-time freelance writer since 2006. Her work has appeared on several websites, including Tool Box Tales and Zonder. Eblin received a master's degree in historic preservation from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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