Camping at Bristol Motor Speedway
Before we went camping I called around a bit and got some information on campgrounds from Annie at the Speedway. There are official Bristol Motor speedway campgrounds but they fill up pretty far in advance so if your interested in camping on official Bristol land you should get your name in as soon as possible. Here are the official Bristol campgrounds below.
Chances are you'll have to reserve a spot for the night race at an adjacent campground. I wouldn't recommend trying to pull in for that race. However you should be fine for the March race. We ended up staying on the Earhardt West Campground with no reservation. $150 for a spot to tent camp for the weekend in March. Be sure to check the rules before setting up camp, fires are not allowed on most all campgrounds but be sure to check some do allow.
CLICK HERE for a printable version of the 2009 BMS campgrounds and parking map
Official Bristol Campgrounds
Call in advance - most official camping lots are sold out one year in advance
Blue Ox Campground (BMS Owned Property)
$170 per event week (NASCAR weekends only) - 16' x 40' - No hookups.
$860 per season (both NASCAR weekends) - 20' x 50' reserved spaces with electric, sewer & water hookups.
Price includes unlimited use of the shower facility, dump stations and water. Use of these amenities is for patrons of the Blue Ox Campground at Bristol Dragway only. Please scroll down and view the information regarding our neighboring, privately owned campgrounds.
Medallion Motorcoach Community (BMS Owned Property)
(Medallion Campground is sold on a seasonal basis only)
Overlooking the Speedway grounds and the Bristol Dragway entrance is a new benchmark of camping luxury featuring a private, exclusive "gated community" of 20x50 numbered reserved spaces with power, water and sewer hook-ups. The entire camping area is paved and landscaped and offers special amenities available nowhere else in motorsports.
The Landing Campground (BMS owned)
Located on Copperhead Road, the recently updated Landing Campground will have spaces available for 2009. The spaces are 20 'x 50' on a flat gravel surface and guests will have full access to the Bristol Dragway shower house and restrooms during their stay. BMS shuttles will offer transportation to the shower house as well as the grandstands on event days. Spaces are $99 and non hookup.
- Shower House/Restroom facility features 44 shower stalls
- Several dump stations and water available to fill tanks
- Septic service available
- Free shuttle service to speedway
- Free shuttle service to Food City
- RV spaces are approximately 16-feet x 40-feet for non-hook-up spaces; Premium and Medallion Spaces are 20-feet x 50-feet
- No open fires
- No on-site propane tank refill service available
- No golf carts or ATV-type vehicles (strictly enforced)
- No electrical hook-ups except in Premium and Medallion Areas
- No fireworks
To reserve a space or for more information please contact the Camping Office at (423) 989-6944 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Adjacent Bristol Campgrounds
Earhart Campground - GRI Recommended!
2744 Hwy 11-E, Bristol, TN 37620. Beside the North Entrance to the Speedway. Most sites are available on a first come, first served basis...but don't worry, with over 100 acres of parking and camping there is plenty of room! Campground opens on Sunday the week before the Sprint Cup event. Earhart Campground will be open for other events at BMS and Bristol Dragway. Shower houses available
Across the Street Camping @ Rogers Gardens Campground
2800 Volunteer Parkway (11E), Bristol TNAcross The Street Camping 37620 - NO CAMPGROUND IS CLOSER A "literal" stone throw from the main North entrance, you will discover 200 campsites, tent sites, and VIP parking in the shadow of the race track. Since 1981, fans have enjoyed camping and parking in a safe "flood free" zone. Security, concessions, water & electric, septic pumping, ice, shower, quiet generators/golf carts/ATV welcome.
All American Campground
251 White Top Road, Bristol, TN 37620 - Electricity and Water hookups available, RV's, campers, tents, all kinds of camping. We allow pets and ATV's! All American Campground is part of the rich heritage of the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. AAC is within walking distance to the track! With hundreds of sites and a warm community who loves lots of fun.
Bill Gaines Bristol Campground and Event Parking, LLC
100 Sportsway Dr., Bristol, TN 37620 - BRISTOL'S LARGEST CAMPGROUND - GOOD SITES STILL AVAILABLE. $160 for the length of stay. Campsites are 24' wide and from 40-60' long (camp sites at most other campgrounds are 20' wide or less). They are within 0.9 miles walking distance, and provide free shuttle busses to and from the track. Free Clean hot showers, well lighted, utility water, concessions, security. Generators, golf carts, and pets permitted. Make reservations online.
Daves Family Camping, LLC - FIRE Friendly
645 White Top Road, Bluff City, TN 37618, Dave's Family Camping
Less than one (1) mile (20 minute walk) to Speedway Highway 394 entrance.
Level sites, beautiful view, electrical, electrical and water hook-ups, tent and non-electric sites. Check their listing for pricing. All prices includes tax. (individual payment plans) Amenities: shuttles, security, breakfast, ice, firewood, trash pick-up, warm clean showers, water fill up and on-site septic service (Superior Septic Pumping Services). Also, open for various racing events.
Farmer Bob's Campground - FIRE Friendly
Sportsway Drive, Bluff City, TN 37618,
CLOSEST CAMPGROUND TO BMS HWY 394 ENTRANCE. Farmer Bob's takes pride in offering the largest Farmer Bob's Campground campsites (20'-30' x 50'). Prices start at $140.00 and include 1 vehicle pass, 1 golf-cart/ATV pass, shower passes and applicable taxes. Hot, indoor showers, shuttles to/from track, entertainment, food/souvenir vendors, 24-hour security, clean port-a-johns and fresh water. Campfires, generators, golf-carts, and ATV's are welcome.
Hicks White Top & Family Campgrounds
394 & White Top Road, Bluff City, TN 37618,
Courteous staff welcomes you to one of their 700 campsites, cabins, or condo units just .3 mile from BMS. Facilities include many water/electric sites, shaded sites, restaurant, heated bathhouse, shuttle, honey-wagon, bluegrass bands, fresh water and dump stations.
RaceDay Center Campground
PO Box 3142, Bristol, TN 37620.
RaceDay Center is located just across the street from the North entrance to the Speedway on Raceday Center Drive. Facilities include 260 full hook up sites (water, sewer and 50 amp electric) and 175 non hook up sites. Sites are level, approximately 20' X 50' and have a gravel surface. A large bathhouse and coin laundry are located on site. Campground opens on Monday before the March race and on Sunday before the August race and closes the day after each race. Parking on race day is also available for non campers.
It took us about 7.5 hours from Indiana once we hit the road. We left around 6 on the Friday before the race. Not knowing if everything booked up around the track we played it safe and stayed in a hotel late Friday night somewhere around 4 hours outside of Bristol ... Read More
Bristol Motor Speedway Map
P.O. Box 3966 (37625) - mailing address
151 Speedway Blvd. (37620) - shipping address
Official Site: Here
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