Directions to Camp Discovery

 

400 Camp Discovery Lane, Gainesboro, TN 38562

 

From East Tennessee

– Take I-40W to Baxter/Gainesboro exit #280 (west of Cookeville)

– Turn north onto HWY 56N to Gainesboro and turn left on HWY 53 (just past the Dairy Queen, go through town)

– Go six (6) miles and turn right at the Camp Discovery sign onto White’s Bend Lane (Recreation Area)

– Go two (2) miles and turn left at the Camp Discovery sign (on the left side-just beyond the Darwin Cemetery)

– Proceed, up the hill, approximately one-half (1/2) mile to Camp Discovery.

 

 

From West Tennessee

– You may follow the above directions (I-40 E exiting at Baxter/Gainesboro exit #280)

-OR-take the following alternate route (winding steep roads at times.)

– Take I-40E to Gordonsville/Carthage Exit (South Carthage) (approximately 50 miles east of Nashville )

– Turn left off exit ramp onto HWY 53N toward Carthage, and go approx. five (5) miles to HWY 70.

– Turn right on HWY 70 and go approx. 7.5 miles to the Chestnut Mound community.

– Turn left on HWY 53 toward Gainesboro (this is directly across from the post office.) You’ll pass through the Granville and Flynn’s Lick communities (approximately 13 miles total)

– On your left will be a sign for the White’s Bend Recreation Area, ¼ mile beyond is a Camp Discovery sign on the right side of the road, turn left at the Camp Discovery sign onto White’s Bend Lane .

– Go two (2) miles and turn left at the Camp Discovery sign (on the left side-just beyond Darwin Cemetery)

– Proceed, up the hill, approximately one-half (1/2) mile to Camp Discovery.