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Base Camp Wartburg is located in the heart of beautiful Morgan County and is stocked with essential supplies for your adventure.


Wartburg was founded in the 1840s by George Gerding, a land speculator who bought up large tracts of land in what is now Morgan County with plans to establish a series of German colonies in the Cumberland region. German and Swiss immigrants arrived at the site by traveling from New Orleans up the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Emory rivers. They named the settlement after Wartburg Castle in Germany. Wartburg was officially incorporated in 1851.


Whether you are visiting Frozen Head State Park 

Obed Wild & Scenic River, Lone Mountain State Forest, Cumberland Trail State Park, Catoosa Wildlife Management Area, BIg South Fork National River and Recreational Area, or Historic Rugby, BASE CAMP WARTBURG has been established as your official resupply destination.


Mountain Laurel 
May 19 & 20

Stop By


Base Camp Wartburg is stocked with essential supplies to help you keep you out there experiencing your adventure.



Need Information regarding your next adventure? Come on in and see what's out there.


We have the wood to keep your campfire burning. Come on in so  you can get back out there.


Don't let an injury be the end of your adventure. Come in for medical serivces.


Forgot an essential supply? Come on in, get what you need and get back out there.


We have the fuels you need to keep you out there having fun.


Need a break from camp cooking? Come on in and let us serve you.


What is a German heritage town without beer? Come on in for a cold, refreshing brew.


Need a repair to your adventure vehicle? Come on in and let us fix it.


Adventures can be messy. Come on in, wash your gear, and get back out there.


Groceries and other essential items running low? Come on in, get what you need and get back out there.


Pets are our friends. If your adventure friend has a need, come on in so you can get back out there.


Have a special item to get for your adventure crew? Stop by, search it out, and get back out there.


Cell signals can be limited in our vast wilderness areas. Come on in if you need to check your email or post to social media.


"Uh-oh "is never a good phrase when you open your medicine bottle. Come on in, get your refill so you can get back out there.

The goal of Base Camp Wartburg is to make sure your adventure is resupplied with the items you need so you can get back out there.

Although we like to see visitors come to our town, we LOVE for our visitors to have adventures of a lifetime in our beautiful, wild wilderness areas!

We do have one request (well maybe two). During your adventure, be sure to post videos and photos to social media using #BaseCampWartburg so we can experience your adventure with you.


After your adventure is over, come in to Base Camp and leave a note on our Base Camp Adventure Wall - located at the Morgan County Visitors Center.

Get Back out there
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