Caver’s Paradise

Cavers Paradise Entrance New Wood Fired Hot Tub Party pavilion on a sunny day Party zone campfire Pavilion on a sunny day Pond on a sunny day Sauna Outside Spa Area Wood Fired Hot Tub Spa Area Volleyball Court Arial Google Arial Photo Campground in Autumn from across pond Campground in Autumn
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Campground in Autumn from across pond

Cavers Paradise is a Caver Owned Campground in the heart of TAG. Like us on FaceBook to keep up with the Sewanee mountain caver community.

Located in Sewanee Tennessee on top of the Cumberland Plateau and Borders the 17,000 acre Franklin State Forest. Hang ‘Em High Cave, a 7 pitch multi drop down 500 vertical feet, is a 20 minute hike away. Paddle trips to the bat flight at Nickajack Cave.

The 10 acre site has 11 RV hook ups, a party pavilion co-ed bath house, and volleyball court.

Lots of level, shaded tent camping and a fishing pond. Verizon is the only reliable cell service. There is NO WIFI.

Open to cavers and personal friends of the owner. Wood fired hot tub and sauna available for groups. The campground is not open to the general public. The site is open for events such as family reunions and weddings.

Basic camping cost is $5 per person per night. Longer term rates available for camping and RVs.

The address is 482 Wild Heart Lane, Sewanee, TN

Phone: 423-605-5569

Email: caversparadise@gmail.com

Coordinates: Lat 35o 06’ 44”   Long 85o 49’ 34”

 

Directions From Chattanooga

Go west on I24, exit 143, Martin Springs.  Go left at the top of the ramp over the highway then left again onto Co Rd 2.  Go 2 miles and turn right onto Stagecoach Rd.  There is no street sign, but the road immediately starts climbing the mountain.  Go 4.5 miles to the top of the mountain.  Stay right on Stagecoach at the top.  DO NOT turn left down Jackson Point Rd.  Go 1 more mile and turn left onto Old Sewanee Rd.  There is no street sign.  It is the first paved road on the left after you pass Jackson Point.  Go 1 mile down Old Sewanee Rd to Wildheart Lane. Turn right and go to the end of the road. Turn right and then bear right into the campground.

 

Directions from Nashville

Take I24 East to exit 134 (Monteagle). Turn left toward Sewanee on RT 41A. Go 4 miles and turn left at the flashing light onto RT 156. Go 7 miles (follow Rt 156 around the Sewanee airport) and turn left onto Snakepond Rd. If you get to the Franklin State Forest, you went 1/4 mile too far. Go 3/4 mile on Snakepond and then turn right onto Stagecoach Rd. Go 1.25 miles and turn right onto Old Sewanee Rd. Go 1 mile and turn right onto Wild Heart Lane. Go to the end of Wild Heart and make a right, then another immediate right into the campground.

 

Directions from Huntsville

Take Rt 72 to South Pittsburg and then follow the directions from Chattanooga. Or Head north east from Huntsville on Winchester Road. Stay on this route into TN to the intersection of Rt 122. Turn left for 0.5 mile. Turn Right onto US64 east for 14 miles. Exit at Rt 41A to Cowan and Sewanee. Come through Cowan, up the plateau and through Sewanee, go 0.5 mile and turn right onto Rt 156 at the flashing light. Go 7 miles (follow Rt 156 around the Sewanee airport) and turn left onto Snakepond Rd. If you get to the Franklin State Forest, you went 1/4 mile too far. Go 3/4 mile on Snakepond and then turn right onto Stagecoach Rd. Go 1.25 miles and turn right onto Old Sewanee Rd. Go 1 mile down Old Sewanee Rd to Wildheart Lane. Turn right and go to the end of the road. Turn right and then bear right into the campground.