True West Campground Jamestown

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True West Campground
3341 Leatherwood Ford Rd
Tel: 931 752-8272


Please see our website for directions depending on where you are coming from.

Where are we going today?

A TRUE camping experience with True West! this RV Park and Horse Camp is right in the heart of Big South Fork in the beautiful Tennessee. Otherwise known as the trail riding capital of the South!

The camp is within reach of 10 park trails, as well as over 200 miles of space for you to ride in! Even guided trail rides can be arranged.

True West itself has 33 easy access RV sites, and camping sites, with water and electric. There are also 67 bedded stalls available, with saddle racks and bridle hook, so even your horses will have lovely and relaxing time!

They have lovely shower houses, as well as 2 large horse wash areas, and a round corral. Grab those fishing rods because they also have 2 well stocked fishing ponds! 

True West also have monthly special events so if you're around for those, make sure they go in your diary! 

If you don't have a camper - don't worry! There are other lodgings just for you, with cabins that sleep up to 6, or suites that sleep up to 9. Great for those big families! 

Even if you're not after a horse campground, there are still lots of activities that can entertain you at True West! The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is one of the most popular places for families to visit in the entire state!

With fishing, hiking, white water rafting, mountain biking and kayaking, why wouldn't you visit! There are also fun ATV trails nearby!

Outdoor adventure, activities, and an experience just as lovely for your horses as it will be for you - a great horse-tastic family adventure! 

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What is there to do?

In the area is hiking, biking, horseback riding, white river rafting, canoeing, ATVing, fishing, geo cacheing, letter boxing, and campground activities!

How much does it cost?

  • Full hook up $23 - $28 / night / day
  • Tents $19 for 4 people / day

Facilities on site

True West has 33 easy access RV sites, and 8 with sewer hook ups. There are a few great spots for tents.

They also have firewood for sale, RV dump station, and everything you could want for the horses - from stalls to wash station.

When can we go?

Open Year Round

I'm Hungry!

Camping works up an appetite! They do catered meals during holiday weekends. and there are restaurants nearby.

Any Top Tips?

Check the special events before you book if you have flexible dates - you might want to book around what's on! .

Doing our bit

For those that bring horses, they have a farrier and a vet on call..

Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to check the accessibility of the area for wheelchairs .

More information

The Mercantile is on site and is stocked with everything you might need for a souvenir or a ride! .

What people are saying?

  • "Great Place to stay!!"

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    Had such a wonderful time at True West !!! Wonderful atmosphere. The owners are such great hosts - helped us get the horses settled in the barn. I could go on and on about how wonderful this campground is but I think everyone just needs to go there!

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