As the tides turn every single day during the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be difficult for RVers to find out accurate information during this time about what campgrounds or RV parks are open. Another challenge for RVers is that if they do find an RV park that is open, are they accepting new customers? As RVers that are either trying to get back home or are wanting to hunker down somewhere and wait out the storm, it may be difficult to navigate these waters at the moment.
Depending on what part of the country you are traveling in, finding a safe place to set up camp has proven to be a difficult task. If you are traveling through or around the Nashville area any time soon, we’ve got you covered!
Although most campgrounds are closed and will not re-open until mid-May or later, there are still some lights shining in the dark during this crazy time. There are still some privately owned RV parks that are open and accepting new guests.
Even if you’re not in the Nashville area, you can still easily find out what is open and closed in your area on CampgroundReviews.com. We’ve compiled data from almost 10,000 privately owned campgrounds and RV parks across North America and we are continuing to receive and update information. This information has also been implemented in the RV LIFE App as well as on our popular RV trip planner, RV Trip Wizard. These tools will also continue to update any campgrounds’ status.
Grand Ole RV Park and Market
Grand Ole RV Resort and Market is located at 798 N Main St. in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. This RV park just 15 minutes from Nashville is situated close to the interstate and is easy to get to.
They offer 106 campsites, with 30 and 50 amp hookups that are nicely spaced. They have clean bathhouses, a laundry facility for their guests, and a drive-thru dump station. A general store is located on-site that provides RV accessories, propane, ice, and groceries.
Safe Harbor RV Resort
Safe Harbor RV Resort is another RV park that is open for business and accepting new customers. Located at 3343 Bell Rd. in Nashville, Tennessee, this RV park has fair rates and is a bit off the beaten path. If you are looking for a retreat on the lake though, this is the RV park to be at.
All campsites have level concrete pads that are well spaced. Waterfront sites come in at just under $92.00 a night, while the premium inland sites run about $86.00. To be fair though, this campground sits on a peninsula, so all campers get gorgeous lake views, no matter what spot they pick.
Safe Harbor RV Resort offers 131 RV sites, with 30 and 50 amp hookups on Percy Priest Lake. Each site has WiFi and basic cable access. They have a sandy beach swimming area on the lake, a pool and pavilion, and playgrounds for the kids. An adult gaming area is here too, that has shuffleboard and cornhole.
Boasting new bathhouses and laundry facilities, Safe Harbor RV Resort has a lot to offer in the way of RV park amenities. They also normally have paddleboard, kayak, and boat rentals at the Safe Harbor Marina at Elm Hill, located next door to Safe Harbor RV Resort.
Clarksville RV Park
Clarksville RV Park is located in Clarksville, Tennessee, about 45 minutes outside of Nashville. They too are open for business and accepting new guests. They have a list of procedures to follow during the pandemic that are straightforward and you won’t have to worry about interacting with anyone. You can access their current protocols on their website at clarksvillervpark.com.
You can also make reservations online or make a phone reservation at the office at (931) 648-8638. Their office is open seven days a week from 8:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. Clarksville RV Park sits just off the interstate, so the accessibility here is great. This is the perfect RV park to stop at if you’ve been driving all day and need to take a break.
The amenities here are great too, with pull-through sites that have 30 and 50 amp hookups, and they also offer full hook-up sites. Clarksville RV Park also accommodates the biggest rigs out there, with campsites that are up to 100 feet long!
Clarksville RV Park has clean bathhouses and a laundry facility, a small general store, and a pool and pavilion for family fun. They also have playgrounds for the kids, as well as an off-leash dog park, so your pups can stretch their legs too. And last, but certainly not least, Clarksville RV Park has a dump station on-site.
Open campgrounds are still out there
If you must travel with your camper right now, or you’re out on the road and trying to make your way back home, get a game plan together. Doing a little research before embarking on your journey will make life a lot easier.
Of course, before you pull up to any RV park, get a phone number and make a direct call. Actually talk to someone to get a verbal verification before setting out, no matter what you read online. Make sure you have a place to go when you are out on the road with your rig! Stay safe and healthy on your journey.
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