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15 RV Parks near Dodson Branch, Tennessee
We did however find 15 campgrounds within 25 miles of Dodson Branch. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Dodson Branch in the left hand column.
Jul 2018 - $30.00
Overall this was a good park to visit the area. We were visiting friends so didn't spend too much time at the park. Very few amenities but right next door to Cummins Falls, so not many needed. It was packed over the fourth of July holiday but cleared out after that. Restrooms were clean and everything looked fairly new. Kids enjoyed the playground which had swing and other equipment. It had rained while we were there and there was a lot of standing water and spots were a little tight for our fifth wheel. The attached store was nice with a little snack bar. We would visit again. - KellieOsa
Jul 2018 - $35.00
Easy to get to if you follow the instructions. Layout is nice and sites are roomy. Very quiet and peaceful in the evening. I do wish they had a laundry and there should be a dedicated exit so those leaving the park don't have to wait when someone is checking in. Overall, this is a wonderful campground. - travelcade
Jun 2018 - $29.00
My rate was based on a weekly rate. The staff is very friendly and polite. They have a quaint general store that sells hand dipped ice cream and several other things. Verizon and AT&T were 2 bars. OTA TV- no major networks. There WiFi peak was 7.5 Mbps down. They just added 5GHz to there network. Water pressure was around 50psi. Follow there directions to the campground. I would stay again with out hesitation. This campground is across the street from Cummins Falls. - rynosback
Jul 2015 - $30.00
Not for couples with children. No slide, swing or pool. Lots of traffic through the site to get to the on location restaurant. I would not feel safe letting my kids outside alone. - Bdavis2900
Mar 2015 - $16.00
Great value and a nice quiet country setting. The owner is very nice. Not sure why another reviewer would rate the park unfavorably, but some can be difficult to please. We stayed in 43' rig. - Dngreen51
Sep 2014 - $30.00
After staying here before,I decided to give it another try. I needed to order several items online,and they will ship to this park.It was a big mistake,as it's worse now than it was on the previous stay.
This is a poorly run,overpriced gravel parking lot. The owners live next door,but they are rarely in the park. The daily rate is an outrageous 30.00 a day and there are no amenities. Just a dusty gravel lot.
While staying here I also encountered damage by the young kids mowing,I told him on 3 different occasions they were throwing rocks with their gas powered weed trimmers while they were trimming the grass in the gravel all around every site,one of the employees was using one that didn't even have a guard on it. My camper and car were damaged. Never even got as much as an I'm sorry from anyone there after telling them and the so-called manager. A few days later another person got their drivers window broken out by rocks from the mowers.
The owners and employees have absolutely no regard for other peoples property.
Also had a brand new sewer hose that they put holes in with their weed trimmers.
They have minimal rules posted in small print in the office,but none are enforced.I also had a very rude and noisy neighbor that started his old dodge diesel work truck up at 5:00 am every morning just a few feet from my camper,then letting it idle for 30 minutes before leaving for work,when I complained several times,nothing was done and I was told I could move.
There are no amenities included in the price. Their is a restaurant, I was advised by other people staying in the campground that it had terrible food and service,so I didn't try it based on that advice.
There are some pull through sites with 50a,and some 30a back ins,all are the same rate.The sewer and water hookups are very close together,the water hookup is underground just inches from the sewer hookup.
There is also a pay fishing lake that's not included in the rates,they charge extra for it.
They have wifi,but it's very slow. I used verizon aircard,only got 1 bar had to use my wilson amp and external antenna.
No showers here,just a small restroom at the restaurant.
Would never stay there again,there are other places nearby including several coe parks with amenities that are much cheaper.
Rates are 30.00 daily,200.00 weekly,500.00 monthly. - 58fulltimer
Oct 2018 - $28.00
Used this park as an over-nite. Small park, with water & electric at the site. Some sites would be difficult to level, but ours was not. Good space between each site. Hilly terraine around the campground. If rainy, some sites would be washed out. I personally don't care for the stone based sites, but it worked for one night. Can't speak for WIFI or TV because I don't go camping for those things. RR were convenient and clean, showers had good water pressure and were clean. - Dennis D
Mar 2018 - $30.00
By far the worse state park in Tennessee. The roads are too narrow to navigate. Sites are un-level and badly sloped. Absolutely no television service or dish network satellite service. BUT, the number one reason this park is so bad is because of the park ranger, he is a bully on a power trip (the park ranger the night of 3/24, the rest of them were very nice). I would suggest finding another place to camp unless you like being pushed around by a man with a chip on his shoulder!! - Lennonandlisa Payne
Sep 2016 - $20.00
The campground overall was small, but well laid out with lots of space in each spot for equipment and larger campers. That said, getting into the spaces was a little interesting as many people when we were here, had more than one vehicle in their space, so the access road (one-way) was that much narrower.
Our spot (#1) was easy to get into, although the width of the driveway into the space made getting in the dark a little interesting. During daylight it would be a snap to back into. There were spaces that could accommodate larger campers (5th wheels, etc.) but getting backed in could be an issue if your rig was longer than about 30' Our spot was mostly level (only a little off side-to-side) but some of the other spots were not particularly level. Check the descriptions on the reservation site as they seem to be accurate.
The bathrooms were kept spotless while we were here, and they were in good condition. There was a nice laundry room as well (washer and dryer, coin op.), with a three-well sink for washing dishes. The electrical service was a little older, but in good condition, and the water pressure was good. The locations of the services was right at the edge of the pad so getting to them was a snap.
Dump station located at the exit: one hole only. Good condition, and very clean. Lots of space to maneuver, easy-in, easy-out.
Park staff were very friendly and accommodating: some of the best service on a holiday weekend that I've ever had. (Tenn. parks always seem to have great park staff.) The park had lots to do as well (SUP, kayak, canoe, and fishing boat rentals on the lake, sand volleyball, horseshoes, ping pong, etc.) as well as a large swimming pool.
Be advised that there is no wireless and no camp store, although there is a small gift shop at the park office. Check in was easy, as were reservations, and the park roads were in good shape with no local traffic to speak of. Firewood is available outside the park, but not inside. - WrongWayRandall
Jun 2018 - $8.00
We liked everything about the park but there is no AT&T cellular service or WIFI service. The site was nearly level. There was plenty of space between sites. We liked the beach very much. Overall, we liked the campground a lot and will return. - Edji
Jul 2017 - $9.00
Our site in the Woodland area was very close together and trees made it hard to position with our slide out. There are no trash cans anywhere just a dumpsters so its kind of annoying when you are picking up after your pet. Our neighbors had 2 very large dogs that they tied to trees and allowed to bark all night. There is NOOO cell service. The picnic table was covered in green mold and not usable. The water is very pretty and its peaceful and quiet setting if you want to be off the grid. - this is us
Jul 2016 - $19.00
This is a very beautiful park. Our site was huge and very spacious. Noise was never a problem. There is ZERO cell service and that was one of my drawback. The other was I wished they had speed bumps to slow the constant traffic down. Kids are riding bikes and walking all the time so it would be very wise. Beach area was very well maintained. Park rangers and police presence most of the time. - Campingfamily4life
Sep 2018 - $30.00
The owner bought this park about 3 years back is getting it in better shape. About 35 sites total about 4 or 5 short term sites. Gravel roads with grass and gravel sites. He tries to keep his campers under control and the only issue we had was a kid kept turning a couple of dogs loose. He was on them like a duck on a big. Less than a mile walk into historic Granville. - TXiceman1
May 2018 - $25.00
We were directed to a space that required driving between 2 campers, then to the right between a tree and picnic table to unlevel site. Then drove out and back in to a site that was between same 2 campers but straight ahead. Level okay. Used electric on next site over to get 30amp. Run down and uncared for Park. Didn't use facilities. Stayed in camper. WiFi worked for short time then not for the evening. No Verizon service. - Sewgratefulquilts
Apr 2018 - $35.00
No cell phone service, wifi works 25% of the time. Electric is metered and we were charged double for the last month there. Scolded for running a/c in the summer and heaters in the winter. Muddy mess half the year. Dryers take 2 hours to dry a normal sized load of clothes. Pets aren't allowed in the building. Owner is rude and disrespectful. Will not recommend this place to anyone. - GerieTrevino
Sep 2010 - $26.00
I have stay here many times and love the park. There's live music and karaoke every Saturday night, movies on Friday night. This park is very family friendly. They have all kinds of things going on like Christmas in July (was there it was great), chili cook off in October (was there last year and going again this year). The owners are great, they keep this place very safe and the restrooms may be old but they are very clean. This is not a party park and we like this, all rules are enforced, GREAT. Oh, just a comment about the other comment I read, how can anyone control where wild geese go to the bathroom, really! There is always someone you can't please and it is usually the ones breaking all the rules, enough said. I will be camping at Indian Creek again and again cause it's great. - outdoorlover1
Jun 2009 - $26.00
My family visited Indian Creek every summer while I was growing up, but then switched to Edgar Evins. We decided to return this past weekend after about 10 years, and were severely disappointed! The entire park is dirty and nasty now that it's privately owned. To begin with, they don’t properly take care of the bathhouses. Besides being full of poisonous spiders and in disrepair, it's also filthy. I suffered through a shower with moldy curtains and a rusty shower head. I mustn’t forget the poison ivy growing inside and around the entire camping pad, or the goose droppings EVERYWHERE including the roads and even the sand beach. It’s unsafe and unsanitary for children, or anyone for that matter, to be in this campground! To keep costs down they refuse to turn the lights on at night! It’s pitch black and very dangerous while climbing the steps to the bathroom. One guest fell and hurt her ankle while trying to do so. They are more concerned with, “keeping costs down,” than the safety of the campers. They are charging an outrageous $27 a night while they don't even offer running water at the swimming area (another cost saving measure). They will try to swindle money out of you any way they can, and will lie right to your face to justify their ways. Save your time and money and visit a state owned park. Owning a campground is a large responsibility and these people don’t have the funds, customer service skills, or manpower to run it properly. - hunnybunny
Jul 2006 - $22.00
Beautiful park, quiet, boat ramp, swimming beach, volleyball, basketball, horseshoe pits and the best part is Live Music and karaoke on Saturday nights every week. I plan on making this campground my favorite one. I plan on camping here allot. The fishing is great too. You can't go wrong going here the people are so nice that own the park. - Outdoorlover
May 2016 - $25.00
This out-of-the-way park has a rustic charm and lots of trees. Campsites are close, but the park is small enough that you don't feel like you're in a crowd. Best part of the park was the host, who was more than amenable. He and others made sure my rig was level and situated to my liking. I'm a woman traveling alone, and the host checked in on me in a way that made me feel comfortable and secure. The surrounding area is beautiful, and I wish I could have stayed longer. Good wi-fi, too. - OmakMary
May 2015 - $27.00
It was peaceful and away from all hustle and bustle. We had full hookups, clean water and a level space. The owners were very friendly and helpful. In fact, I ran out of propane in both of my tanks and the park owner took my tanks to town with him, had them filled, and when I returned to my RV, he had them both hooked up for me. I would recommend this place, in spite of it being 26 miles from where I had to do some business in Cookeville. - Don Self
Jul 2009 - $20.00
One of the best kept secrets in Allons, TN! The hosts are wonderful! Why, one night the weather dropped to 50 degrees, and one of the owners asked if we needed blankets. The other owner helped my son perfect is badminton stroke while we relaxed during the evening. The trout farm is only 200 feet from the campground. Dale Hallow Lake Dam is 15 min. and Lilly Lake is onlly 20 min. from campground site. Price is quite a bargain, and it is away from all major traffic. Great family spot with a pavilion that houses many family games to play at night. - Mscamperreview
Sep 2018 - $15.00
When we arrived without reservations, we had to wait for 45 minutes because the host was not on premises. Finally, a really nice volunteer researched what sites would be available, returned and escorted us to a site, and got us registered. In all, this took two hours. We are big fans of COE CGs, and this is the first time we have encountered such a situation. If you are the host, you should be on-site doing your job.....that's why you get the free site. - hartk
Jun 2018 - $27.00
Our site was a little tight. The gates are locked right at 10pm so don't be late. There were lots of families there with little one riding bikes everywhere, so it's very family friendly. Bath house was close and clean. - JLHickerson
Jun 2017 - $14.00
Typical COE park - nice layout. Most sites are large and spaced out well. A few sites right on the river are smaller, and spaced closer than those off the river. One exception is site 48 which is very large (although spaced close to others. Sites are generally longer than given on the COE website. Many pull-through sites. In heavy rains, the CG may hold water in places. The trout fish hatchery is adjacent to the campground property and is worth a tour. The tours are unscheduled, but the hatchery is open to visitors between 7:30AM and 3:00PM. The hatchery staff is available to answer questions. Groceries, fuel and a hardware store are 2-3 miles away in Celina. Verizon coverage is 3/5, others non-existent. Fairly heavy tree canopy, so satellite reception is "find a hole in the trees". If you kayak or canoe, this is an ideal campground. There is a boat ramp at the CG, the take out is at the Donaldson City Park in Celina. At normal generation levels at the dam, the river moves at about 10 mph, which makes for a 1.5 to 2 hour trip to the take out. The river water is flat but moving, no water hazards, beautiful trip. - Bama Camper
Oct 2018 - $40.00
Beautiful park, only a couple of years old. Set in the woods but is also conveniently located right off the highway. Sites are spacious and ours backed up to woods and a field. Only stayed one night as we were driving through the area, but plan to return soon. Staff was very friendly and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Our only 'dislikes' were that the bath house was a rather long walk from the RV section (we like to wash hands and use the restroom as we're leaving a campground) and the dumpster was at one side of the park and not easily accessible when exiting the park. Neither of these items would prevent us from returning, but we're hopeful the owners may take these things into consideration as they make improvements to the park. We plan to bring family and friends back as we know everyone will enjoy the amenities the park offers. - Megan McGrath
Oct 2018 - $50.00
Pull-thru lots are not level; they are long and on a mound. Back-in sites seem to be more level. Park is very big-rig friendly. Roads are wide, trees are not an impediment. Lots are spacious. For us, the value was not good. If you hike, or have an atv, the value would be much better. We stayed here one night. Sites are gravel; interior roads are paved. - oldbluejay
Sep 2018 - $50.00
Fantastic new, only a year old, park. Large sites, quiet, dark, and great spacing. There were lots of ATV trails, nearby. All the interior roads are paved, with gravel sites. The sites are pretty level considering how hilly the park actually is. We did put one block under the tires on one side, but was very level front to back. The bathroom/shower house is on top of the hill and is spaced to be between the tent areas and the RV area. There are lots of tent sites, and they are back in the woods, and very private. If you tent, you will love it. And you could still have your wifi even back at the tent sites. :) The cabins looked very nice too. - Hoopy Frood
Aug 2017 - $9.00
This has got to be one of the COE's top campgrounds. It is certainly one of the best COE campgrounds we've stayed in and we stay in COE campgrounds most of the time. The grounds are immaculate. The sites are well laid out and large. The hosts are friendly and helpful. I didn't rate this a 10 for a couple of reasons. First off, the floors in the showers are tile and some of the tiles are missing. Be sure and wear shoes. The shower was hot, however, and clean. It was just a disappointment that the showers weren't as nice as the rest of the park. Secondly, our AT&T cell phone only worked in one specific spot in the park. The hosts will show you where it is. Verizon MiFi was on again/off again and that was frustrating. We got Dish satellite service fine at first, but when we changed sites after lightning struck a huge tree next to us, we couldn't get the Dish to work in our new site. Kudos to the host in the park and to the Corps of Engineers for the way they handled the lightning strike, by the way. When we told the host about it, he helped us move to a new site immediately. The next day, the Corps had a tree service come and chop the tree down. It was too badly damaged to save it, unfortunately. Rate reflects our Senior Pass Discount. - Bobbi1948
Jul 2017 - $31.00
Nice swimming beach. We loved our spot directly in front of the beach. Level lot. No cell phone service for AT&T or Verizon. Hidden gem close to Nashville and we'll definitely be back if we can snag another full service lakefront spot. - HousleyinTN
May 2017 - $18.00
It's hard to beat America's Corp Of Engineer parks. So far Defeated Creek is one of our top five. Over half of the sites are water front with a shore line that is very welcoming. Many come with their boats and tie up right in front of their site. This park is very popular so if you want to get one of the water front spots with full hook up, you'll need to do a little planning and reserve early. We also enjoy the mountain bike trails and the Bear Waller Gap hiking trail that connect to the park. There is a marina next door where you can rent boats and the parks day use area has a great tennis court. You'll love the deer at night too! The sites are all well laid out and even the sites without a lake view are tucked away and offer something special. - Two Lanes of Freedom