jeepjoke's Hill Top
This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Bristol, TN
Max Rig Size
< 25 (ft)
Same Day Requests
Situated within 3 acres on a hilltop overlooking the city of Bristol. This is also a Certified Wildlife Habitat with many different types of animals. Although we have seen no signs of bears, there are deer, rabbits, opossums, foxes, squirrels, owls, hawks, eagles, cats, dogs and yes, skunks. They stay mainly in the lower meadow areas, but they do wonder through at night. Otherwise, it is a peaceful quiet area. No power available at this time. Fresh water can be provided. No dumping on site. I do have a circle drive that I have negotiated a 25 foot trailer with 2wd truck, no problem. PLEASE NOTICE: I TRAVEL MYSELF SO SITE IS NOT AVAILABLE FROM NOVEMBER THRU MARCH. Suggested Local Attractions:Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol Caverns, Many area Golf Courses, Steele Creek Park, Warriors Path State Park, South Holston Lake and recreation area, Boone Lake, Watauga Lake, Rocky Mount, Sycamore Schoals Park and Cherokee National Forest. Extended areas include Virginia Creeper trail and Backbone Rock. 2 Hours away is The BlueRidge Parkway, Gatlinburg, Smokey Mountains National Park, Virginia Highlands State Park. In Bristol, BirthPlace of country music museum, Border Bash Festival, Paramount Center for the Arts and Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Festival.
Vehicle Suitability Information
Separate Tow Vehicle Parking
Campfire Ring Provided
Outdoor Cooking Allowed
Offleash Area for Pets
No generators after 10pm. Pets are free to roam, but you must clean up their wastes. Fires not permitted in high windy conditions, ask if in doubt. Children must have adult supervision.
Access Road Conditions: 1/2 mile off a major 4 lane highway onto a 2 lane country road with a gravel drive access to the area. My camper is 10ft. 11in. tall and have no clearance problems. Tow Vehicle Parking Details: 1 spaces available besides the RV parking.
Hosted By jeepjoke
Nothing but Time! Details: I am a retired Architectural Designer. Have been camping since I have known I was alive. From tent camping, backpacking, trailer, truck camping and motorhomes, I have spent most of my life camping. I am now a traveler, retired and with a truck camper. I love it because I can pull in anywhere a car can park, from downtown USA to any scenic vista without having to worry about a place to stop and or park. Home Town: Bristol, Tennessee, population 45,000. Twin city with the state line running down the middle of the street. One side is Tennessee and the other side is Virginia. I live in East Tennessee where Tennessee, Virginia, and North Carolina come together. Favorite Boondocking Locations: Pretty much anywhere in the USA. Skills or Expertise to Share: Orienteering & Navigation. Design & Problem Solving.
Availability for RV Camping
References for this location from other RVers
1 year ago
We had excellent communication leading up to our arrival and received a warm welcome. Had a great spot that was level and provided excellent opportunity for solar. The host was very informative on the area and liked to travel as well. Very quiet location and easy to access. Highly recommend.
2 years ago
We spent just one night here, but the host was very accommodating and helped us out with getting in and hooking up. Very interesting stories!
4 years ago
Thank you so much, was good to see you again. Jeepjoke has a lovely homestead on the outskirts of Bristol. We enjoyed catching up on travels and adventures. All the best, come boondock with us !
4 years ago
This was our first experience and it was great and stress free. Dennis and his wife made up feel welcome and were there to guide us into the spot. We came to Bristol to pick up relatives and this location turned out to be a mile from where we needed to be. They have a beautiful backyard view and fire pit area, unfortunately we were on a mission and didn’t get much relaxing time. Great place and great people.
6 years ago
Stayed 2 nights at his place...it was like I knew him for years... Enjoyed his company...We chatted for several hours about many subjects... watched Netflix and drank coffee...(you have to make the trek up to Canada and stay at my place)..nice southern gentleman ....quiet place in the hills...with overlook of Bristol Tenn. Ask him about his travels, bike collection & Ebay.