In the Spotlight…

Mountain Pass Campground 

Name of Business Owner:  Rick and Barbara Burnette

Phone Number:  (865) 992-5925



What are your business’ core values, goals, and overall mission?
At Mountain Pass Campground we strive to have a clean family oriented campground. Where you can come and enjoyable the beauty that we are privileged to have here in Claiborne County.

Share some unique facts about your business. What makes your business stand out?
Mountain Pass Campground is on a beautiful section of the Powell River. Our campsites are spacious and well maintained.

What products or services do you offer companies or individuals?
Full hookup campsites that can be rented by the day or leased from one month to a year.

All sites are either river front or river view.

We have a WiFi hot spot.

If you wish and you have a lease with us you can subscribe to Sunset Digital for TV, internet and phone.

What accomplishments are you most proud of?

Twenty years ago we started out with a remote piece of property with the hope that someday we could turn it into a really nice campground so others could enjoy it also. First we planted about 5000 trees and we are still planting. In the following years we hammered out access roads sometimes out of solid rock , hauled dirt to level up campsite and built the infrastructure for the campground. In 2013 we opened the campground with 21 full hookup sites, we now have 30 full hookup sites.

Why are you a member of the Claiborne Economic Partnership?
We are a member in the hope that Claiborne Economic Partnership will help our community learn about Mountain Pass Campground and the pleasures it is bringing to people in the community.