Big Meadow Family Campground was built by and is owned and operated by Malcolm, Barbara & Greg Johnson. Our level tract of land fronted by the Little River and surrounded by mountain ranges was once part of a large farm. The name Big Meadow was an accurate description of the property thus, Big Meadow Family Campground was opened on May 22, 1995.


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Big Meadow Family Campground

8215 Cedar Creek Rd.
Townsend, TN 37882
(865) 448-0625

Business hours
Open 8:00 am Close 6:00 pm.

Come to the Peaceful Side of the Smokies.

Latitude 35.6847480
Longitude -83.7400750

Our personal goals are to operate a quiet and clean campground, with courteous and friendly service.

Malcolm, Barbara & Greg Johnson

Our Trailer Life Rating is

  • Big Rig Friendly
  • Easy Access, Easy In-Easy Out
  • Pull Thru Sites
  • 30/50 AMPs Service
  • Gated Park
  • L P Gas
  • Laundry
  • Climate Controlled Bathhouse
  • Water Park/Playground
  • Fenced Dog Park

2 mi to The Great Smoky Mountain National Park
15 mi to Pigeon Forge
17 mi to Gatlinburg
28 mi to The Tail of the Dragon

ARVC 2013 Park of the Year

Trip Advisor 2016 Top Rated Specialty Lodging

2009-2016 Top Rated Park in North America by Trailer Life/Good Sams

2014 Acknowledgement by the Governor of Tennessee as a Top Rated Business

2013 National Small Park of the Year by the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds

2013 Chosen as Park of the Year by the Tennessee Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds

We were honored to be featured on Go Camping America's Facebook page. We'd love to be part of your next camping adventure!

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RV Storage: Secure your RV with Big Meadow

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Spots are limited so get in touch today!

Peace of Mind

Big Meadow is the only campground in Townsend, TN area to have security gates for your added piece of mind.

Big Meadow Family Campground is Recognized as One of the Top Rated Big Rig RV Campgrounds in North America by Trailer Life Directory.

Easy In, Easy Out!

Big Meadow Is Open Year-Round. Centrally Located.

Easy In! Easy Out! Great for Big Rigs. Most Sites Are Pull-Thru.

Sites Are Level. All Have Concrete Pads and Patios.

Convenient and Quiet

A Reputation for Being Quiet, Clean, Beautiful and Friendly.

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is Only Two Miles Away.

Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are 15 to 17 Miles Away.

Attractions and Fun

Several Golf Courses Nearby.

A Mountain Stream Fronts Big Meadow Campground. Stocked Bi-weekly With Rainbow and Brown Trout.

River Tubing Available Next Door.

Big Meadow Campground

Come spend some quality time with your family and ours

We’re seasoned RV travelers offering you the area’s only access for BIG RIG RV equipment.

Our previous RV travels have given us great insight into just what YOU may be looking for. Please come visit!

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