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  • Persimmon Ridge City Park, TN


    Operated by the city of Jonesborough in eastern TN, Persimmon Ridge Park is located about a mile west of town. It's part of a complex that includes an excellent water park, baseball fields, and the Senior Center.

    423-753-1550 or 423-753-1558

    We arrived on a Monday at midday and found only one other camper here, so we had plenty of sites to choose from. We selected site 37 for it was one of the more level ones.

    Date of visit: Apr 2010

    The campground is located on a hill, with sites terraced up the slope. Most require some leveling. These are sites 39-40.

    Sites 16-18 are smaller sites better suited to pop-ups, vans or tents.

    Electric hookups are mostly quite old. Most boxes have only a 30A outlet, while a few also have a 20A outlet. Some of the boxes do not have circuit breakers so you may have to plug in "hot".

    Among the larger sites are 20-24.

    Apparently the primary water faucets have not yet been turned on for the season, for they are all securely covered. There are a few cold-weather faucets which can be used to fill water tanks or if you're close enough, you can hook up to one.

    There is a small play area beside the CG. The RV in the background is on site 29, with site 28 to its left.

    The bathhouse facilities, including free hot showers, are located in this building beside the campground. The entrance is on the left end of the building. It also is home to a Head Start program and a food pantry.

    Luke's Trail is a hiking trail that climbs the hill behind the campground. It connects with some other trails that provide several miles of walking.....rather hilly up and down walking, so be prepared. Join us for a little walk.

    The water park is just a short walk from the campground.

    If you're lucky, you might be able to catch a Little League game at the nearby ball field complex.


    46 sites with E(30)/S (a few have nearby water)

    No dump station - sewer hookups at sites

    Verizon Broadband Access (EVDO) service

    Rates: $14 ($11 for seniors over-55)

    Coord: 36.28934 N, 82.49866 W

    Activities/Nearby Attractions

    Water Park

    Davy Crockett's Birthplace State Park

    Jonesborough Repertory Theater

    Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum

    The International Storytelling Center