Tent camping in Tennessee can be both exhilarating and stressful. Here at Jellystone Park™ Memphis, we make it easy to enjoy your camping trip! With this guide, you will learn everything you need to know when planning your Memphis tent camping trip. From recipe recommendations to the benefits of tent camping, this guide is sure to make your tent camping experience run a little smoother and make you feel more prepared!
Benefits of Tent Camping
A Cheaper Alternative
Connect with Nature
Take a Break from Technology
Choosing a Tent Site
Here at Jellystone Park™ Memphis, we have amazing tent sites to choose from! We are a great choice for your next Memphis tent camping adventure! Let’s take a look at each site type option to decide which one is best for you and your family.
Basic Tent Site
Want Camp-Resort access but don’t need all of the amenities? Then our Basic Tent Sites are the site type for you! These sites offer the traditional feel of camping while still being only a short walk away from our Comfort Stations. Included in these sites are a picnic table and a fire ring!
Take Advantage of our Attractions
After you’ve chosen your tent site for the ultimate Tennessee tent camping experience and have set up camp, it's time to take advantage of the numerous attractions and activities we have to offer! Our Memphis campground has many things to do for both the kids and adults alike. From our huge water attractions like our two inflatable water slides and our pool, to competitive games of basektball and gaga ball, tent camping in Memphis has more to offer when you stay at Jellystone Park™ Memphis!
Perfect Campfire Recipes
After a long day of fun in the great outdoors, you’ll likely find yourself needing to refuel. If you're looking to make something homemade at your campsite, we've outlined some yummy recipes you must try. Although burgers and hot dogs are a staple camping meal, Yogi Bear™ and Friends recommend these tasty bites:
Beef Taco Skillet
With a cast iron skillet and a campfire, anything is possible! Try changing things up a bit with this Beef Taco Skillet recipe. With some beef, beans, and sweet potatoes, this recipe will take your camp food to the next level.
Campfire Mac & Cheese
Left the cast iron at home by accident? No worries, this recipe doesn’t need it! With a disposable aluminum pan, you can make this Campfire Mac & Cheese with ease. This super simple recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Craving something sweet? Then these Campfire Donuts are for you! With a cast iron pan, some vegetable oil, biscuit dough, and sugar, these simple donuts take no time at all. For breakfast in the morning or a sweet treat to end the day, these donuts are sure to cure any sweet tooth!
Tent Camping Policies & Procedures
Tent camping takes a little more preparation than when cabin or RV camping. We've outlined a few things you should keep in mind before embarking on your Tennessee tent camping trip.
On-Site Grocery Store
Regardless of the extra preparation, tent camping at Jellystone Park™ Memphis is as stress-free as possible with the help of our Ranger Station! The Ranger Station is always freshly stocked to ensure that any essentials you may have forgotten to pack, we have! From select grocery items and ice, to bug spray and souvenirs, your Memphis camping trip will be hassle-free and full of ease!
No Outside Firewood
Tent camping in Tennessee can be stressful, but for those who want the traditional feel of camping without the stress and hassle of truly roughing it, Jellystone Park™ Memphis is the campground for you. With tons of fun attractions to keep the day fun, as well as the Ranger Station that will make your trip stress-free, Jellystone Park™ Memphis is truly the best Tennessee campground for tent camping in Memphis. Be sure to check out our tent sites before booking your stay - we hope to welcome you soon!