RV Parks in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

RV Parks in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Murfreesboro is in the rolling hills of middle Tennessee 30 miles southeast of Nashville along Interstate 24. The city has a Children's Museum, a dog park, a fitness center and a greenway with bicycle paths and hiking areas. The Stones River National Battlefield (Civil War) and a pioneer village are near the city. Lakes and parks in the area provide recreation such as biking, hiking, fishing and hunting.

Shady Acres RV Park

Shady Acres RV Park is 20 miles north of Murfreesboro and near Interstate 40. The park is surrounded by trees and rolling hills of Tennessee.

Shady Acres has 140 RV sites and 110 of them are pull-through sites. All of the sites have full hookups--water, sewer and electric--with 30- and 50-amp service. Each campground had a picnic table and fire ring.

The campground has restrooms, showers and laundry facilities. There is a fitness and game center at the park headquarters, as well as horseshoes, basketball courts and shuffleboard. The park has a swimming pool, hiking trails, picnic pavilion, pet walk area and playground.

RV supplies, propane and basic groceries are available at the park store.

Shady Acres RV Park

1639 Murfreesboro Road

Lebanon,TN 37090



Cedars of Lebanon State Park

Cedars of Lebanon State park is a 900-acre park full of Juniper trees. Early settlers mistook them for cedars and adopted the name for the area because of the thick growth of trees. Next to the park is the 8,100-acre state forest of the same name.

The park has 117 campsites and all have water an electric hookups. There is no sewer, but there is a dump station. The park has 30 tent sites. Three bathhouses have hot showers and flush toilets. The camp store has a souvenir shop, laundromat and food items.

This state park has four trails for a total of eight miles of hiking trails through the forests. Wildlife of many kinds can be seen on these trails.

The park has a nature center with exhibits on geology and features of the park. An ecosystem at the park is called a cedar glade and has 19 plants that grow nowhere else in the world. Educational and recreational programs are planned throughout the summer.

Cedars of Lebanon State Park

328 Cedar Forest Road

Lebanon, TN 37090



Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park

The Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park is a 876-acre park in Tennessee woodlands that is intended to preserve an 2,000-year old American Indian ceremonial site. The structure combines walls, natural cliffs and rivers to make an enclosure that is more than a mile around.

The park has a campground with 51 sites with water and electric hookups. The sites may be used by RVs, tents or pop-up campers. The campsites can accommodate an RV up to 50 feet long. One- of the two-restroom facilities has showers. Campsites are first come, first served and no reservations are taken. The campground is in a heavily-wooded area and there are trees between each campsite.

Canoes and non-motorized boats may used the river as it passes through the park, as well as the lake. There is a museum that focuses on the archaeology of the area. Trails go along the river and in the wooded areas. Park officials have planned programs and activities during the summer.

Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park

732 Stone Fort Drive

Manchester, TN 37355



Article Written By James Jordan

James Jordan has been a writer and photographer since 1980. He has worked for newspapers in Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina and Kansas, winning state press association awards for writing, photography and page design. In 1995 he received his master's in Christian education and completed two years of Ancient Greek at the graduate level. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.

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