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23+ Best Pigeon Forge Campgrounds

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There are tons of amazing Pigeon Forge Campgrounds for your family to choose from in the Smokies. In this Pigeon Forge Vacation guide, I have rounded up several of my favorite campgrounds in Pigeon Forge that I think you and your whole family will adore.

Whether you want to be near Dollywood or you’re looking for a campground with a lazy river, these campgrounds have all the best family-friendly amenities.

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These Pigeon Forge campgrounds offer the best of both worlds for your family. Enjoy the relaxing mountain atmosphere or take a day lazing around in the lazy river all day.

The kid-friendly activities will keep your kiddos busy as they splash in the pools or run through the outdoor spaces and work out all the wiggles on the playgrounds.

And even if you don’t have your own camper, there are a variety of Pigeon Forge RV rentals that fits every budget and need.

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How Much Does it Cost to Camp in Pigeon Forge?

Camping rates in Pigeon Forge can vary widely depending upon what amenities and type of campground you choose.

If you choose to camp in the National Park at Cades Cove expect to pay $25 per night. Camping in Cades Cove is highly competitive and we recommend booking at least one year in advance.

Rates vary widely depending upon amenities, seasonality, and the size of your rig. Here are the average rates for each type of RV camping in Pigeon Forge.

  • Cades Cove Camping- $25/night
  • Privately Owned Family Campgrounds- $35-$75/night
  • RV Parks and Resorts- $74-$160/night

Best Pigeon Forge Campgrounds

Craving for some adventure this weekend? Here are some of the best Pigeon Forge campgrounds that will satisfy the explorer in you.

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Donna @ Modern on Monticello

Thursday 10th of February 2022

Another great list for an area I love. It makes me want to go camping soon. Thanks for sharing. #HomeMattersParty


Tuesday 15th of February 2022

Thanks, Donna!! I'm so ready for camping season!

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