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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We have 2 sites available for the Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games this weekend May 21st and 22nd here in Townsend! Give us a call to make your reservation at: 865-448-0625 or you can make your reservation online at www.bigmeadowcampground.com

We have 2 sites available for the Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games this weekend May 21st and 22nd here in Townsend! Give us a call to make your reservation at: 865-448-0625 or you can make your reservation online at We're dancing our way through the week and counting down the days until we see this in person! ... See MoreSee Less

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Anything happening Memorial Day Weekend? I don’t know where to look for events

You don't want to miss Little River Railroad's Heritage Festival Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Townsend Tennessee 10 am until 5 pm. Gary Joe will be present demonstrating how animal teams were used during logging in the mountains. Bottom left: a team of horses drags logs on Blanket Mountain (near Elkmont) in 1922. Bottom right: A skid road winds along the West Prong of the Little River. ... See MoreSee Less

The schedule of events is now out! What are you looking forward to most?

Head to our website for the full event schedule & activities list.
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Happy Mother’s Day to all you mama bears out there! #townsendtn #mothersday #mother #celebrate #flowers #momlife #mamabear #callyourmom ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy mother day

We wouldn't have a festival if not for the love and support of Blount Partnership. They are such a blessing to the Bigfoot community. They are responsible for the awesome shuttle (amongst a million other things) that will allow festival goers to see all parts of Townsend via the FREE Shuttle Service. We are thankful for all the partners along the route. Little Arrow Outdoor Resort, Cades Cove Jeep Outpost The Abbey, Apple Valley, Cades Cove Cellars - Wears Valley, Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center and of course the Townsend Visitor Center. Thank you Kim, Tammy and the rest of the team. ... See MoreSee Less

Rain or shine,  The Smoky Mountain Bigfoot Festival is going to be a blast this year!

Rain or shine, The Smoky Mountain Bigfoot Festival is going to be a blast this year!We can’t wait to see The Mountain Monsters. They will be on stage sharing stories, hosting our Bigfoot calling contest and available for you to see them at their tent. Everyone will get the selfie they want! Come see us 10am to 6pm Saturday May 7 at the Townsend Visitor Center.

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BIG MEADOW FAMILY CAMPGROUNDS PANCAKE BREAKFAST
WHEN: SATURDAY, May 7, 2022
TIME: 8AM TILL 10AM
WHERE: BIG MEADOW, IN THE PAVILION
BREAKFAST INCLUDES: PANCAKES W/SYRUP & BUTTER, BACON, SAUSAGE, JUICE & COFFEE
COST: $8.00
BREAKFAST SPONSORED BY THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS KIWANIS CLUB, WHO SUPPORT 5 CHILDREN CHARITIES HERE IN THE TOWNSEND AREA

BIG MEADOW FAMILY CAMPGROUND'S PANCAKE BREAKFAST
WHEN: SATURDAY, May 7, 2022
TIME: 8AM TILL 10AM
WHERE: BIG MEADOW, IN THE PAVILION
BREAKFAST INCLUDES: PANCAKES W/SYRUP & BUTTER, BACON, SAUSAGE, JUICE & COFFEE
COST: $8.00
BREAKFAST SPONSORED BY THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS KIWANIS CLUB, WHO SUPPORT 5 CHILDREN CHARITIES HERE IN THE TOWNSEND AREA
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Come spend quality time with your family and ours on the quiet side of the Smokies.