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The Best Camping in Kingsport

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Top camping spots in and near Kingsport

  • Elizabethton, Tennessee

    Little Stoney Creek to Chestnut Flats

    6.7 mi / 1575 ft gain
    Little Stoney Creek to Chestnut Flats is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Elizabethton, Tennessee.
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  • Elizabethton, Tennessee

    Hinkle Branch Trail to Holston Mountain Low Gap

    8.64 mi / 2785 ft gain
    Hinkle Branch Trail to Holston Mountain Low Gap is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Elizabethton, Tennessee.
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  • Bristol, Tennessee

    Little Oak Campground

    4.0
    Little Oak is a campground in Sullivan County, TN in the Cherokee National Forrest. There are 69 campsites located in three separate sections of the campground. Each section has a vault toilet and there is a shower house for the whole campground. There is a host in each section to help ensure you...
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  • Erwin, Tennessee

    Chigger Branch Cascades

    4.04 mi / 755 ft gain
    Chigger Branch Cascades is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Erwin, Tennessee.
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  • Erwin, Tennessee

    Appalachian Trail: Nolichucky River to Indian Grave Gap

    8.05 mi / 2815 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Nolichucky River to Indian Grave Gap is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Erwin, Tennessee.
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  • Hampton, Tennessee

    Appalachian Trail: Dennis Cove to Watauga Lake

    8.08 mi / 1955 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Dennis Cove to Watauga Lake is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Hampton, Tennessee.
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  • Hampton, Tennessee

    Laurel Falls via Appalachian Trail

    5.0
    2.43 mi / 449 ft gain
    Laurel Falls via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Hampton, Tennessee.
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  • Unicoi, Tennessee

    Camp at Unaka Mountain Overlook

    4.0
    0.1 mi
    Unaka Mountain Overlook is one of the highest locations in the Cherokee National Forest. Easily accessibly by vehicle, the overlook towers over the surrounding mountains, including Beauty Spot Gap, and is an ideal spot to camp overnight. Take Rock Creek Road until you meet the border of North Car...
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  • Green Mountain, North Carolina

    Appalachian Trail: Indian Grave Gap to Chestoa

    4.0
    8.05 mi / 1165 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Indian Grave Gap to Chestoa is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Unicoi, Tennessee.
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  • Green Mountain, North Carolina

    Hike to Beauty Spot Gap

    5.0
    2.13 mi / 1277 ft gain
    Beauty Spot Gap is located on the Appalachian Trail on the border of North Carolina and Tennessee. The bald offers a panoramic view of Cherokee National Forest and the city of Erwin. This is a popular destination for hikers of the AT to set up camp and watch the sunset. From the Tennessee side, t...
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  • Greeneville, Tennessee

    Little Jennings Creek Trail to Round Knob Campground

    4.66 mi / 1250 ft gain
    Little Jennings Creek Trail to Round Knob Campground is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Greeneville, Tennessee.
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  • Unicoi, Tennessee

    Appalachian Trail: Beauty Spot to Unaka Mountain

    5.0
    6.35 mi / 1654 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Beauty Spot to Unaka Mountain is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Green Mountain, North Carolina.
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  • Unicoi, Tennessee

    Appalachian Trail: Iron Mountain Gap to Hughes Gap

    9.23 mi / 2037 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Iron Mountain Gap to Hughes Gap is a point-to-point trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Roan Mountain, Tennessee.
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  • Greeneville, Tennessee

    Round Knob to AT: Exposed Ridgeline

    7.26 mi / 1841 ft gain
    Round Knob to AT: Exposed Ridgeline is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Greeneville, Tennessee.
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  • Shady Valley, Tennessee

    Rich Knob via Appalachian Trail

    6.97 mi / 1188 ft gain
    Rich Knob via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Shady Valley, Tennessee.
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  • Burnsville, North Carolina

    Big Bald

    14.13 mi / 3448 ft gain
    Big Bald is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Burnsville, North Carolina.
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