Camping In The Peaceful Side of the Smokies

Campgrounds in Townsend, TN


Escape to the serene side of the Smokies in Townsend, TN, where tranquility meets adventure in the heart of nature. 

Townsend is known as the "Peaceful Side of the Smokies"

What is Townsend, TN Known for?

Cades Cove Loop

horseback riding, tubing and more!

rock formations at Tukaleechee Caverns

Nestled amidst rolling hills and pristine forests, camping in Townsend offers a tranquil retreat away from the crowds, where the sounds of nature provide the perfect soundtrack for relaxation.

Big Meadow Family Campground

Located just across the Little River from the heart of Townsend. A premier destination in Townsend, offering the largest campsites in town.

Mountaineer Campground

Set against a backdrop of gorgeous mountain views, this campground boasts expansive open green spaces and abundant elbow room.

Townsend/Great Smokies KOA

With Deluxe Cabins and Camping Cabins, even your non-camping family members will love this Townsend, Tennessee RV campground.

Little Arrow Outdoor Resort

If glamping is your jam, then Little Arrow Outdoor Resort is the perfect spot for you.

Cades Cove Campground

 It may be a bit more rustic than the other RV campgrounds in Townsend, but you can’t beat the location!

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