Your Family Camping Retreat in the Great Smoky Mountains

Come spend quality time with your family and ours on the quiet side of the Smokies.

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Big Rig Friendly

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Pull through concrete pads and patio sites

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Year-Round RV Storage

Nestled between the stunning Great Smoky Mountains and the Little River sits the refuge you’ve been waiting for. Since 1995, this historic farmland now serves as the setting for the new memories you’ll share with your family and friends.

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Disconnect from your everyday life and connect with the people you love.

AWARD WINNING

Don’t risk your Great Smoky Mountains vacation with anyone else. Our award-winning campground has been recognized by some of the biggest names in travel, including Trip Advisor and Trailer Life/Good Sams.

Come see why the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds named us its National Small Park of the Year in 2013 and 2019.  According to Paul Bambei, CEO and President of the National Association of RV Parks and Campground, “The park that receives this award is a wonderful destination park with fantastic amenities and more importantly the owners and staff continually provide over-the-top customer service.” Big Meadow Family Campground is a pinnacle in the industry.

Tripadvisor gives a "Travelers' Choice" award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earns great reviews from travelers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.

 

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That’s why we want you to focus on your experience and leave the amenities to us.  Whether you’re coming in an RV or a big rig, need easy access to your campsite, or you’re bringing your furry best friend, Big Meadow Family Campground has all the amenities you need to have the Smoky Mountain trip of your dreams.

Top of the Line Amenities

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Big rig friendly

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Pull through concrete pads and patio sites

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30/50 AMPs service

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Gated park with 24-hour security

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Climate Controlled Bathhouse & Laundry Room

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Splash Pad & Playground

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Fenced Dog Park

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Propane Available

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Pavilion

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Workout Room

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Free Wi-Fi Access

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Cable TV with Major Channel Line Up

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Very historical sad loss for Townsend😔 ... See MoreSee Less

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Oh no! Has always been a go-to when we are down there. Praying rebuild can happen soon for all.

Praying everyone is safe and no injuries.

Oh no! Prayers for owners and community. Enjoyed going in there so often

Prayers for the community!!

I am so sad to hear this. I love Townsend & have so many wonderful memories of times there with my sweet husband.

I so sorry prayers what a hidden gem

So sad! Praying no one was injured.

Ron Reintjes ! So sad to see this, we were just there this past Thanksgiving! 🙁

This makes me so sad! Many years of shopping for groceries and camping needs in the store. So sorry.

Nooooo. Dad loved that place

Oh No ! Have many memories of that store !

So sad!!

Oh no so sorry to hear this hope nobody was hurt

So sorry to hear this.

Oh no! I remember going that place as a kid

Is this located on Wears Valley Road as you come into Townsend from the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area

Prayers

Oh no!! Such a loss!!

Oh no! So sorry!

I have stopped there several times going to Cades Cove.

So sad!

OMG… so so sorry. Hope all are okay! 🙏🙏🙏

Sorry to hear

Oh no. That awful!

Hate to see but won't be looking to stop on our way in.

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Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap with 318 curves in 11 miles: America’s number one motorcycle and sports car road and only 28 miles from us!

Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap with 318 curves in 11 miles: America’s number one motorcycle and sports car road and only 28 miles from us! ... See MoreSee Less

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Been there done that. We were staying in Townsend. Left to go over the mountain on the way home. Wanted to go by the Ocoee river on the way home. We drove and drove. Next thing I see is the gas station on the tail of the dragon. We ended back up in Blount County just a few miles from Townsend. My family never let me live that down.

We’ve done it so many times…always a challenge.

And it’s only minutes away from Big Meadow … and did I mention it’s a beautiful ride getting there ??

We did the Dragon the last time we stayed with you and it was lovely.

This drive is fun

That’s a fun ride!

That’s a fun ride

Kerry Michael

Kim Phillips

Wow !!

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I remember hog time at my grandparents place!

Been there interesting place

Will do 👍

During cold spells in winter the water wheel at Cable Mill in Cades Cove becomes an ice sculpture!

During cold spells in winter the water wheel at Cable Mill in Cades Cove becomes an ice sculpture! ... See MoreSee Less

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That's for sure!

Yes!

Yep

True!

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LOL, Cute!

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This is funny!

Wow good luck with that.

Good one

What is funny?

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This just about sums it up for me!! LOL!

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Mine doesn’t last a full week! 😀

That about sums it up!

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Merry Christmas to all!! 🎄🎁

Merry Christmas to you guys!! We love you and miss you. See you in the spring

Merry Christmas 🎄 Love you all !

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year!!!

Merry Christmas from Mom and I. Miss you guys!

THANK YOU so much for EVERYTHING. LOVE YOU

Merry Christmas Johnson family & staff!🎄

MERRY CHRISTMAS 🎄🎅🏻

Merry Christmas Big Meadow Family Campground!!! 🎅🎅🎅

Merry Christmas to ya' all! We have 3" of that snow stuff on the ground.

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas big meadow Big Meadow Family Campground

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