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 ... Read more

Where to Camp for Free in Cherokee National Forest

Cherokee National Forest offers many places where you can camp for free. Tennessee's most popular national forest is filled with dispersed camping areas, boondocking sites, and free campgrounds. If you want to camp for free in...

Cherokee National Forest, Camping Rules

These official camping rules and regulations for Cherokee National Forest were gathered from Orders and documents issued by the Supervisor of Cherokee National Forest, along with information published U.S. Forest Service website...

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?