Learn about camping and boondocking in Tennessee

A Guide to Boondocking in Tennessee

Boondocking in Tennessee! Boondocking in Tennessee is mostly found within Cherokee National Forest in the eastern part of the state and Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in the western half. There are no BLM lands in Tennessee. The Army Corps of Engineers offers some free campgrounds at its reservoirs. There is also free camping at some of the state’s wildlife management areas. Tennessee Boondocking Map This Tennessee Boondocking Map contains locations of free boondocking and free campgrounds where bloggers and YouTubers have produced detailed reviews. Click on a map marker to access their reviews… [AK] [AL] [AR] [AZ] ... Read more

Tennessee Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at a rest area in Tennessee? Is overnight parking allowed at Tennessee rest areas? Is camping allowed? Can you sleep in your vehicle at a rest area? What are the full Tennessee rest area rules?