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Defeated Creek Marina & Resort

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Danbury, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We camped 8 nights. This campground is definitely the most well manicured and maintained of the COEs we've ever seen. Great place to relax, sites are spacious. Great access to lake swimming, boating, hiking, and nature in general. Deer, rabbits, and squirrels are everywhere. The campground is 15 minutes from shopping. However, cell service is not the greatest. Verizon was... More 

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Thank rlwhite2003
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

By far our favorite campground we've ever camped at. We use a tent and there are plenty of nice big sites with shade. Site 16 is our personal favorite but very difficult to book even months in advance. It's a crowded campground so if there's any way to visit during the week I would. Bathhouses are clean. All lake sites... More 

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Thank Stephanie S
Nashville, Tennessee
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Very nice and peaceful. It's easy to find, and at the same time off the beaten path. Squirrels, birds, and some deer would almost walk up to you. I would go back. The only down side was the bathrooms was not as nice and clean as I had hoped. The floors always wet.

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1 Thank cfh030495
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Went for a day hike. The trails are very "natural", so bring your deep woods off. The lake is very pretty, and they have boat rentals...there's also have a man made beach area, it wasn't open when we went though. We really enjoyed the park. The bathrooms had tissue but no soap..so heads up, bring your own. The bathrooms also... More 

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Thank vanita g
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Would love to keep this a secret but I can't. We love this campground. Large campsites right on the water with lots of grass and trees. A nearby mountain bike trail, geocaching, basketball, updated (clean) bathhouses, a marina, a swimming area, you name it, you'll find it.

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Thank Jessica J
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Love camping at Defeated Creek Campground, often friends join us and rent kayaks from the marina so we can all enjoy kayaking!! Great popcorn too :) excellent service and very friendly and helpful! Kayaks have been sit on tops I believe! Food choices available as well

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Thank Mary B
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The campground is operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The Defeated Creek Marina & Resort is a privately owned and operated separate operation adjacent to the campground. We did not use any services from the marina but camped in the campground. However, the staff at the marina were very nice and helpful. We almost rented a pontoon boat... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

This is the cleanest most well manicured campground we have ever been to. The entrance hosts are more than helpful, they go the extra mile for you. This has become our favorite get away when we go camping!

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1 Thank Diane3912
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

This is a great camp site and rv park. They have 2 parks with play grounds, a beach at the park, a biking trail and lots of hiking trails. I am a local and I go there to tent camp because it is so wonderful... If you like to camp this is must site to check out.

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2 Thank Tracy R
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Inside this park is the trail head to Bearwaller trail. This is a 5.5 mile hike, but it becomes an 11 mile hike when you have to walk back. Because I was with a younger child I didn't hike the complete trail..I wish it was a loop instead of a turn and burn. Although this trail might be a challenge... More 

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Additional Information about Defeated Creek Marina & Resort

Address: 160 Marina Ln, Carthage, TN 37030-2267
Location: United States > Tennessee > Carthage
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Defeated Creek Marina Hotel Carthage
Defeated Creek Marina And Resort
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