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Overview of Swain Ridge Road Dispersed Camping

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down unknown roads. Learn more: Boondocking 101

Food Storage Restrictions are in effect to reduce odors that attract bears. In the backcountry, hang food and garbage at least 10 feet off the ground and 4 feet away from any tree or post used for suspension.

Pad Type grass

Elevation 1,148 ft / 349 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Q&A - Ask the Community about Swain Ridge Road Dispersed Camping

To ask questions of the owner or manager please contact the campground directly. 606-376-5323

camper-751085 asked on 9/26/2022

Can I build a fire here?

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wanderingbohdi asked on 7/8/2021

Do you need a permit to camp along Swain Ridge Road?

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Cheryl asked on 8/22/2020

Would hammock camping be possible here? Looks from the pictures like most trees are covered in bush, etc.

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Ken Fitzgerald asked on 4/12/2020

Can I get in and out with a 25' camper?

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Reviews of Swain Ridge Road Dispersed Camping 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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T-Mobile 4G/5G
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 8/24/2022
angeldood89
SC
30' Coleman 262bh
Chevrolet silverado
1 review
“overgrown , entrance is too tight”

Reviewed 8/24/2022

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

the entrance was too small for our 30foot camper. everything was overgrown (in august.) there is a trail head just past it, we stayed there for the night. roads are tight but managable. gravel road, and TONS of horse flys. very quiet and farrrr from food. buy groceries and drinks before going out there. we did have 4g lte with tmobil... more

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angeldood89 would stay here again

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binkadventure
Louisville, KY
Volkswagen Vanagon
2 reviews
“Big Open Field Hidden Thru Trees Just Off The Road”

Reviewed 8/1/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

We camped here one night in the middle of July. We were the only ones there all day/night. It is a clearing larger than a football field. The grass had recently been cut, but it had been very high. This made the ground difficult to walk on. No cell service. Here is a video to check out the drive in. https://youtu.be/4hqZ9C_Y7b8

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binkadventure would stay here again

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11 reviews
“Excellent free dry camping in Daniel Boone National Forest”

Reviewed 3/23/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: N/A
Overall Rating

The Beaver Creek Wilderness area is a great place to camp for free while checking out Daniel Boone National Forest! It’s close to the Bowman Ridge Trail (https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/dbnf/recreation/recarea/?recid=39824), and has lots of space for dry camping in an open field. There is lots of wildlife (mostly birds), and it’s b... more

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Norelledone would stay here again

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  • Dispersed Camping
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