TVA 2015 camping season opens March 15

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Valley Authority’s 2015 camping season opens on Sunday.

TVA provides more than 80 public recreation areas, including campgrounds, day-use areas and boat ramps.

The six TVA campgrounds alone hosted about 45,000 overnight stays last year.

One of the campgrounds is in Jefferson City, one is near Oak Ridge, another is near Savannah, one is near Elizabethton and two are near Sevierville.

The campgrounds have a total of 355 campsites, all capable of accommodating tents, pop-up trailers and recreational vehicles.

TVA is the nation’s largest public utility and serves 9 million people in parts of Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.

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