Campgrounds in Waynesboro, Tennessee

Campgrounds in Waynesboro, Tennessee
Dubbed the "Garden Spot" of Tennessee, this small city with a little more than 2,000 residents, is about two hours from Nashville. Visitors can paddle the scenic and slow-moving Buffalo River for small-mouth bass, rock bass and catfish. There's golfing at the Ross Creek Landing Golf Course and horseback riding along the shores of the Buffalo River and through woods and rolling farmlands. Nearby is the Natchez Trace Parkway, a historic route for commerce stretching from Mississippi into Tennessee. Visit Amber Falls Winery, or take a wagon train tour through the local Amish community.

Buffalo Canoeing & Campground

This family-owned campground is located on the Buffalo River in Waynesboro, about two hours south of Nashville. The campground features shaded sites with BBQ grills and firepits; many are located on the river or along the small stream that also borders the property. Canoe and kayak rentals are available for paddling the Class 1 and Class 11 rated Buffalo River. The campground has a small store with basic supplies, like snacks, firewood, water and ice. There are also bathrooms with heated showers and a group camping area.

Buffalo Canoeing and Campground
707 Gaither Hinson Rd.
Waynesboro, TN 38485
(931) 796-2211
www.buffalocanoeing.com

Crazy Horse Canoes and RV Park

Campers have direct access to the Buffalo River from this campground and recreational park, nestled along one-half mile of riverfront. The property has motel rooms, cabins, tent sites and RV sites with 30-amp electrical service and water hook-ups. There's a convenience store onsite, a dump station and restrooms with hot showers. Canoe and kayak rentals are available for floating on the river. Fishing is popular and the property includes the Crazy Horse Extreme Off-Road Park, with miles of trails and obstacles. Four-wheelers, rock crawlers, trucks and jeeps are allowed in the park (no three-wheelers.)

Crazy Horse Canoes and RV Park
2501 Waynesboro Hwy.
Waynesboro, TN 38485
(931) 722-5213
www.crazyhorsecanoe.com

Topsy Turvy Campground & Canoe Rental

This rustic campground, with primitive sites (no water, electrical or sewer hookups are available) sits on 60 wooded acres with three-quarters of a mile of frontage along the Buffalo River. Campers can rent canoes at the campground to paddle the river or join one of its guided trips; the family-owned and operated campground also offers shuttle service for people who bring their own kayaks or canoes. When you're not paddling, fishing or swimming, there's volleyball, horseshoes and a small playground. There's also a small convenience store with basic supplies.

Topsy Turvy Campground & Canoe Rental
7902 Topsy Rd.
Waynesboro, TN 38485
(877) 868-0878
www.topsyturveycanoe.com

Article Written By Pamela Wright

Pamela Wright is a freelance writer, author of more than two dozen guidebooks, and hundreds of articles. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including "National Geographic Traveler," "Family Circle," "Family Fun," "Backpacker," "Hemispheres," "Cooking Light," "Yankee" and more. An active member of the Society of American Travel Writers, she holds a Bachelor's from Michigan State University

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