Montgomery Bell State Park

Group Camps

Montgomery Bell Group Camp One

Sunday - Thursday: $386 | up to 120 people | minimum of 2 nights; 6 nights during the summer season | additional $2 / person over 70
Friday - Saturday: $441 | up to 120 people | minimum of 2 nights; 6 nights during the summer season | additional $2 / person over 70

The camp is open mid-April through October 31. 

Group Camp One was built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corp and is considered an historic landmark. The buildings are constructed of Crab Orchard stone that was hand hewn and quarried in Tennessee. The camp is located in a rustic setting nestled above Lake Woodhaven. The 36 rustic cabins, which do not have air conditioning or heating, sleep approximately 120 people. In addition to the cabins, the camp provides a large dining hall with full service kitchen and fireplace, a picnic shelter area, guard gate, field bathhouse, three extra counselor buildings, and a boat dock located on beautiful Lake Woodhaven. There are four bathhouse (two showers in each), sinks, toilets, running water and hot water. 

The camp consists of three different sections. The red section contains nine cabins, a bathhouse and counselor cabin. The white section contains 11 cabins, a bathhouse and a couselor cabin. Cabins have views of Lake Woodhaven. The blue section has 11 cabins, a bathhouse and counselor cabin. The rustic cabins cannot be individually rented. 

Campers must bring their own linen, paper products, cleaning supplies, food, ice; and charcoal or wood for fire. Provided in the kitchen are two ovens, two stoves, two sinks and refrigeration, freezer, a walk-in cooler/refrigerator and freezer. The park does not provide soap or dishwashing detergent.

The dining hall includes 22 large picnic style tables with bench seating. On-premise catering is available. 

Weekly rental only during months of June, July & August. There is a two-night minimum during other months. One night’s deposit due upon booking with rental agreement form. Reservations can be made up to 5 years in advance.

Call the Montgomery Bell Park Office at 615-797-9052 to make a reservation. 

The dining hall may be rented separately for events. For more information, please see our Venue Section.