Montgomery Bell State Park is possibly one of Tennessee's most beautiful fall time parks with four lakes surrounded by trees shadded in reds, oranges and yellows. Montgomery Bell State Park's Group Camp One takes reservations as early as 5 years in advance, and Team Green Adventures has snagged a fall weekend. The park features play grounds, four lakes with boat docks, hiking trails, golf course, mountain biking trails, paved roads for biking, skating or running. The group camp is complete with fully equipped kitchen, 5 bath houses with hotwater showers, 32 cabins, pavillion, campfire pits, sand volleyball court and a large open field ideal for flag football, ultimate frisbee, and softball.... all for private use only open to our group!
When: October 14-16th. Check in at 3:30pm. Check out at 11:00am
Where: Montgomery Bell State Park Group Camp (Burns, TN)
Cost: Member Pricing (includes 2 nights)
$10 for a 2 person cabin
$18 for a 4 person cabin
Cost: Non-Member Pricing: (includes 2 nights)
$39 for a 4 person cabin only
Trip Leader: Keeley Reed
Diffiuclty: This is a social "camping" gathering for all ages and ability levels
Children Policy: This is a family friendly event
Dog Policy: Friendly dogs on leashes with experience camping overnight with strangers welcome
Cancelation Policy: Cancelations on cabins are subject to $5 cancellation fee. No refunds 60 days out from event date (August 15th).
ABOUT MONTGOMERY BELL GROUP CAMP
If you've ever seen Ernest Goes to Camp, you may recognize parts of Montgomery Bell State Park's Group Camp One! The group camp premise is complete with 28 four bunk cabins, 4 two bunk cabins, 5 bath houses with heated showers, 4 Fireplace Cabins (no beds, used for evening group acitivites), Dinning Hall with complete kitchen, fishing/boat dock, and large field for daytime activities. The combined cabins sleep a total of 120 individuals. Hiking trails connect to the group camp entrance, and biking trails are just down the road from the main park entrance. Golfers can spend a weekend on the course only a few steps away from our lodging, and fisher(wo)men can take their pick of any of Montgomery Bell's 4 lakes to spend the day.
- Foam pad mattresses in cabins
- Minimal cabin electricity
- Heated showers & flushing toilets in bath houses
- Industrial fridge, freezer, stove and oven in Dinning Hall
- Almost all necessary cooking utensils
- Smoker & Grill
- Recycling & Garbage cannisters
- Wood for fireplace cabins
- Linens (must provide own bedding covers/sleeping bags & pillows)
- Meals (must provide own food, recommend planning meals with others to prevent food waste)
- Charcoal for smoker and/or grill
- Sporting Equipment (volleyballs, footballs, softballs/bats, fishing poles, bikes, etc not provided)
Canoe and paddle boat rentals may be out of season during this trip, but participants are welcome to bring own boats for lake paddling.
Team Green Adventures will lead a group hike and a biginner/intermediate mountain bike ride on Saturday. Be sure to bring hydration pack and sturdy shoes for the hike and own biking equipment for the bike ride.
4pm-7pm Check in at Cabin #1 for cabin assignments
Open itinerary. Settle in and get to know your fellow campers. Dining hall open for use. Be sure to clean own mess.
9:30-11:30am Mountain Bike Ride. Meet at the Dining Hall. All participants must provide own mountain bike and helmets
1:00pm-5:00pm Group Hike. Trail will be determined based on group interest. All terrain is easy to moderate. Length will vary. Meet at the Dining Hall with close toed shoes, and hydration (water bottle/hydration pack).
9:00am-10:30am Flag Football Game
11:00am Check Out Time. All cabins and common areas must be clean and tidy
This event is open to Members and Non-Members. Members may register for 2 bunk cabins ($10) 4 bunk cabins ($18). Trip cost includes both nights and access to all amenities. Non-members may register for 4 bunk cabins only ($39).
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