Places to Stay

If you will be driving up to Camp the night before Opening or Closing Day and need a place to stay, there are several options nearby. We’ve listed a few of the ones we recommend below.

Accommodations in the town of Mentone are mostly Bed and Breakfasts or vacation rental properties. You can find hotel rooms in Fort Payne, AL (about 15 miles from Camp) or in Chattanooga, TN (about 45 miles from Camp).

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Mentone Inn: 256-634-4836

Windston Place, Bed & Breakfast: 256-635-6381 (located at the foot of the mountain in Valley Head)

DeSoto State Park: 256-845-5380

Nippersink Lodge: 256-634-3610

Fort Payne

Hampton Inn: 800-426-7866

Holiday Inn Express: 256-997-1020

You should book early if you’re staying in Mentone or Fort Payne, as accommodations are limited and several Camps in the area may be opening or closing on the same day.

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