RM72 – Mountain Pass Campground (Private)

Picture of Mountain Pass Campground in Claiborne County, TN
Mountain Pass Campground in Harrogate, Claiborne County, TN

River Mile: RM72 Right
Latitude & Longitude: 36.545036, -83.580122
Ownership: Private
GPS Address: 575 Benfield Lane, Harrogate TN 37752
Policy on access for your own boat: River access available only for guests who rent a camp site.
Seasonality: Year round for RVs and seasonal bathrooms for tent camping.

Picture of the Powell River at Mountain Pass Campground in Harrogate, Tennessee
Powell River at Mountain Pass Campground in Harrogate, Tennessee

Quality of Road Access: OK, but narrow in spots
Parking: For campground guests only
Trailer Turnaround: Yes
Amenities: Camp sites are full hook up with water, sewer and electric at each site. Bath house for seasonal tent camping. 911 land line, wifi hot spot and cell phone booster hot spot.
Overnight Camping: Yes
Bathrooms: Yes
Potable Water: Yes
Electricity: Yes
Groceries: No
Website: http://www.mountainpasscampground.com/
Facebook: Facebook
Contact: Rick or Barbara
Phone: 865-992-5925
Email: mountainpasscamp@att.net
Reservations Required: Not required but it is best to call to make sure we have a space open
Kayak Rentals Available: No
Costs: Campsites are $25 per night. Yearly leases available for $210 per month
Driving Directions: From Highway 25 E (7 miles northwest of Tazewell and 3 miles southeast of Harrogate) on the north side of the bridge over the Powell River, turn onto Powell River Road  for 4.9 miles, turn right onto Benfield Lane for 0.5 miles, Mountain Pass Campground is along the river to your right.
Map to Mountain Pass CampgroundNearest Upstream Access Point: Riverside Rentals (private), 7 miles upstream
Nearest Downstream Access Point: Heavy’s Barbeque (private), 1/4 mile downstream
Nearest Downstream Public Access: Powell River Preserve, 2 miles downstream