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The Best Camping in Smithville

Looking for the best camping in Smithville? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Smithville. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Smithville

  • Silver Point, Tennessee

    John C. Clayborn Millennium Trail and Merritt Ridge Trail Loop

    7.52 mi / 1831 ft gain
    John C. Clayborn Millennium Trail and Merritt Ridge Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Silver Point, Tennessee.
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  • Rock Island, Tennessee

    Twin Falls, Rock Island State Park

    4.3
    0.3 mi / 125 ft gain
    Upon entering Rock Island State Park from the east, the parking area for this trail is located right after the old cotton mill (my friend and I actually ended up getting lost because it is tucked away there quite nicely). The trail that leads to Twin Falls actually starts at the westernmost part ...
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  • Rock Island, Tennessee

    Camp at Rock Island State Park

    4.8
    This little campground is nestled in Rock Island State Park. There are two campgrounds, this one is specifically tents only. Each campsite is pull in and provides you with enough room to set up two tents. In addition each campsite has a four sided picnic bench, fire pit, trash can, charcoal grill...
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  • Rock Island, Tennessee

    Collins River Nature Trail

    2.56 mi / 312 ft gain
    Collins River Nature Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Rock Island, Tennessee.
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  • Lebanon, Tennessee

    Cedar Glades Trail

    0.52 mi / 52 ft gain
    Cedar Glades Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Lebanon, Tennessee.
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  • Sparta, Tennessee

    Polly Branch Falls Trail

    9.38 mi / 1119 ft gain
    Polly Branch Falls Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Sparta, Tennessee.
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  • Sparta, Tennessee

    Virgin Falls State Natural Area Loop

    5.0
    4.46 mi / 400 ft gain
    Beginning at the Virgin Falls SNA parking area, the Virgin Falls trail is approximately a 9 mile round trip (excluding any side trails) which will allow you to experience three waterfalls: Big Branch Falls, Big Laurel Falls, and the namesake Virgin Falls. There is a fourth, Sheep Cave Falls, that...
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  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Fall Creek Falls (Upper Loop)

    12.8 mi / 1086 ft gain
    Fall Creek Falls (Upper Loop) is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pikeville, Tennessee.
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  • Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    Barfield Wilderness Trail Loop

    4.05 mi / 371 ft gain
    Barfield Wilderness Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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  • 661-799 Stone Fort Drive, Tennessee

    Hike Old Stone Fort Trail

    5.0
    2.9 mi / 265 ft gain
    The main hiking trail at this small state park follows the wall of Old Stone Fort which was used by the Native Americans as a ceremonial gathering place. The trail threads through dramatic scenery where you can see the original entrance of the fort which was designed to face the exact spot on the...
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  • Coalmont, Tennessee

    Laurel, Greeter Falls, BCR and Stone Door Loop

    9.15 mi / 1726 ft gain
    Laurel, Greeter Falls, BCR and Stone Door Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Altamont, Tennessee.
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  • Coalmont, Tennessee

    Stone Door Trail

    1.73 mi / 272 ft gain
    Stone Door Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Beersheba Springs, Tennessee.
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  • Coalmont, Tennessee

    Savage Gulf Extended Loop

    41.04 mi / 7356 ft gain
    Savage Gulf Extended Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Beersheba Springs, Tennessee.
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  • Beersheba Springs, Tennessee

    Hike to Stone Door and Alum Gap Campground

    6.8 mi / 825 ft gain
    This is a fun and easy overnight trip that is good for all ages. Start at the Stone Door Ranger Station which has plenty of parking and public restrooms as well. Follow the signs to the Stone Door Trailhead and in a short 0.8 miles you'll arrive at the edge of the gulf (canyon) and the first sign...
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  • Palmer, Tennessee

    Savage Gulf and South Cumberland Loop

    25.86 mi / 4111 ft gain
    Savage Gulf and South Cumberland Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Palmer, Tennessee.
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  • Palmer, Tennessee

    Hike the North Plateau-North Rim Loop at Savage Gulf

    4.0
    14.7 mi / 2483 ft gain
    From the Savage Ranger Station, take the Savage Day Loop for roughly 2.2 miles until you reach the junction. From there take the North Plateau trail and return on the North Rim trail. The elevation gain on this trail is rather gradual and and subtle, but it is a long trek that requires endurance ...
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