Parks & Recreation: Campgrounds and RV Parks
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Big Meadow Family Campground
8215 Cedar Creek Road
Townsend * (865) 448-0625
159 Eagle Lodge Road, Rockwood * (865) 354-0202
Brigadoon is approximately 3 miles off the shoreline and an hour's drive from Knoxville.
Little River Village Campground
8533 State Highway 73
Townsend * (865) 448-2241
Little River is located at the entrance to the Smoky Mountains National Park and offers 1,650 feet of riverfront, secluded tent space with full hook-ups, playground, pool, store, deli, propane, and sleeping cabins. They will also cater parties at their pavilion.
Smoky Mountain Campground
194 Foretravel Drive
Kodak * (865) 933-8312
The campground is open year round and is easily accessible from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Knoxville. Take I-40 East to Exit 407; turn right and it's the first left. Full hook-ups, tent areas, pool, pond, laundry, showers, RV supplies, and 40-inch sites are available.
Southlake RV Park
3730 Maryville Pike
Highway 33 South * 573-1837
Southlake is open year round and offers RV and tent lakefront sites, swimming pool, laundry, fishing bait, paddle boats, and senior citizen discounts.
Tremont Hills Campground and Log Cabins
Highway 73, Townsend * (865) 448-6363
Tremont is the last campground before entering the Smoky Mountains National Park on the Townsend side. The campground offers full hook-ups, pool, camp store, tent sites, 3 bath houses, laundry, partial hook-ups, and 2,000 feet of riverfront.
West Knoxville Campground
118 Lovell Road * 966-2414
West is open year round and offers pull through shaded sites, full hook-ups, swimming pool, laundry, and showers. The campground is located 1/2 mile south off I-40 and I-75 at exit 374.
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park
9514 Diggs Gap Road, Heiskell * (865) 938-6600
Z Buda's Smokies Campground
4020 Parkway, Pigeon Forge * (865) 453-4129
Z Buda's offers over 300 sites, trolley services, and sites overlooking Pigeon Forge.