(1) Camping and the use of trailers or other
camper units is permitted only at designated location: provided, however, that
the Park Manager may issue written permits to persons desiring to camp in
backcountry, or other isolated sections of a park area, or may designate
portions of the park area in which such permits will not be required by marking
on a map which shall be available for public inspection in the Park
(2) Within designated
locations, the pitching of tents or parking of trailers or other camper units
is permitted only at the sites designated.
(3) The Assistant Commissioner and/or Area
Manager may establish limitations on the length of time persons may camp within
a park area, either in a single period or in combined separate periods. Such
limitations shall be posted at campgrounds, ranger stations, or other
installation of permanent camping facilities is prohibited.
(5) The digging or leveling of the ground at
any campsite is prohibited.
Camping equipment must be completely removed and camping sites cleaned by
campers before departure.
shall be maintained in all campgrounds between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00
(8) The gathering of wood for
use as fuel in campgrounds or picnic areas shall be limited to dead material on
the ground, except where such gathering is prohibited by the Park Manager by
the posting of appropriate signs.
(9) Golf carts are only allowed on the paved
roads within the campgrounds. Anyone operating a golf cart in the campgrounds
must have a valid driver's license.
Tenn. Comp. R. &
Original rule certified
May 24, 1974. Amendment filed August 24, 1987; effective October 8, 1987.
Amendment filed June 14, 2010; effective September 12, 2010. Amendment filed
December 21, 2011; effective March 20, 2012.
Authority: T.C.A. §§
11-1-101 et seq. and 4-5-201 et