Camping | Bristol Rhythm & Roots Festival


Camping is available at a number of campsites in the area. Shuttle service is not available at all campgrounds. See below for details.


Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion is teaming up with Thunder Mountain Campground and Holston River Brewing Company to provide a premium camping experience for festival attendees. Located near Bristol Motor Speedway, Thunder Mountain offers an on-site brewery. From primitive tent camping to luxury RVs, there’s a package for everyone. Shuttle passes sold separately.

Earhart Campground
All camping, shuttles, and parking have moved next door to Thunder Valley Campground. See above for info.


Shadrack Campground on Volunteer Parkway (6.18 miles) offers both RV and creekside in the shade primitive tent camping. Pet friendly. Shadrack Campground campers will need to hop on the shuttle at Thunder Mountain Campground/Holston River Brewing Co. just down the street. E-mail or call 423 217-1181 for booking and information.

Sugar Hollow Park off I-81 Exit 7 (5.9 mi) provides RV and primitive tent camping. Restrooms are available, but no electricity. The city of Bristol, VA will offer shuttle service to and from the site during the festival for $5 per trip. E-mail for booking and more information.

Lakeview RV Park on Highway 11-E (14.0 mi) offers a beautiful setting overlooking Boone Lake. Lake recreation, cable, bath house, private restrooms, laundry, WiFi and campground store with coffee bar and internet cafe.  Campers can catch the shuttle to to the festival at Thunder Mountain Campground/Holston River Brewing Co., 3 miles from Lakeview. Call 866 800-0777 or 423 538-5600 for booking and information.

Little Oak Campground in Cherokee National Forest (approx. 20 mi) offers off-the-beaten-path RV and tent camping on South Holston Lake. Located on a peninsula along the eastern shore of South Holston Lake in Sullivan County, Tennessee, you can find a campground with limited day-use facilities including a shower house and restrooms. Most of the 68 universally-accessible sites have lake views and many have direct access. Little Oak is a designated Watchable Wildlife Area with two interpretive trails. A concrete boat ramp provides a popular launch site into South Holston Lake.

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