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 missed this this year….glad they will be back next year!

Family Fun Events:

BIG MEADOW FAMILY CAMPGROUNDS PANCAKE BREAKFAST 
WHEN: SATURDAY, July 2, 2022        
TIME: 8AM TILL 10AM
WHERE: BIG MEADOW, IN THE PAVILION
BREAKFAST INCLUDES: PANCAKES, BACON, SAUSAGE, JUICE & COFFEE
COST: $8.00
BREAKFAST BY THE KIWANIS CLUB, proceeds go to 5 CHILDREN CHARITIES HERE IN THE TOWNSEND AREA 
 
4th of July Celebration and Fireworks
Location:  Across from Highland Manor Inn in Townsend, TN
When: Monday, July 4th
8:30 p.m. Pre-show
9:15 p.m. Live music
9:45 p.m. Fireworks
Morning Day Camp for Children
Tues. July 5th – Fri. July 8th, 10am – 11:30am (Games, Crafts, Bible Stories and Snacks)
Where: Big Meadow, In the Pavilion 

Evening Fun Family Activities for everyone in your Family
Sun. July 3rd – Magic Show, 7pm (Steve Burgess) Where: Big Meadow, In the Pavilion 
Tues. July 5th – Fri. July 8th    Where: Big Meadow, In the Pavilion 
Tuesday – Bingo Night (Come play Bingo and win a prize!)
Wednesday – Bingo Night (Come play Bingo and win a prize!)
Thursday – Bingo Night (Come play Bingo and win a prize!)
Friday - Bingo Night (Come play Bingo and win a prize!)
Sponsored by Chilhowee Area Ministries (CHARM)

Family Fun Events:

BIG MEADOW FAMILY CAMPGROUND'S PANCAKE BREAKFAST
WHEN: SATURDAY, July 2, 2022
TIME: 8AM TILL 10AM
WHERE: BIG MEADOW, IN THE PAVILION
BREAKFAST INCLUDES: PANCAKES, BACON, SAUSAGE, JUICE & COFFEE
COST: $8.00
BREAKFAST BY THE KIWANIS CLUB, proceeds go to 5 CHILDREN CHARITIES HERE IN THE TOWNSEND AREA

4th of July Celebration and Fireworks
Location: Across from Highland Manor Inn in Townsend, TN
When: Monday, July 4th
8:30 p.m. Pre-show
9:15 p.m. Live music
9:45 p.m. Fireworks
Morning Day Camp for Children
Tues. July 5th – Fri. July 8th, 10am – 11:30am (Games, Crafts, Bible Stories and Snacks)
Where: Big Meadow, In the Pavilion

Evening Fun Family Activities for everyone in your Family
Sun. July 3rd – Magic Show, 7pm (Steve Burgess) Where: Big Meadow, In the Pavilion
Tues. July 5th – Fri. July 8th Where: Big Meadow, In the Pavilion
Tuesday – Bingo Night (Come play Bingo and win a prize!)
Wednesday – Bingo Night (Come play Bingo and win a prize!)
Thursday – Bingo Night (Come play Bingo and win a prize!)
Friday - Bingo Night (Come play Bingo and win a prize!)
Sponsored by Chilhowee Area Ministries (CHARM)
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We are so excited and can’t wait to be there this weekend and next week!

Such fun! Can’t wait to see y’all Friday!

I’m so ready to be up there!

Its about time to send another round of books to the Hearts and Hands Thrift Shop. If you have any used, unwanted books, you can drop them off in the office. Office hours are between the times of 8am-6pm daily. All books will be donated to the Hearts and Hands Scholarship Funds.

It's about time to send another round of books to the Hearts and Hands Thrift Shop. If you have any used, unwanted books, you can drop them off in the office. Office hours are between the times of 8am-6pm daily. All books will be donated to the Hearts and Hands Scholarship Funds. ... See MoreSee Less

This weekend calls for more hot weather! Come spend your weekend with us here on the Little River. We still have one 30 AMP site over looking the river and a few Premium 30/50 AMP sites available for this weekend. Reservations can be made over the phone at (865)-448-0625 or online at bigmeadowcampground.com. Hope to see you soon!

This weekend calls for more hot weather! Come spend your weekend with us here on the Little River. We still have one 30 AMP site over looking the river and a few Premium 30/50 AMP sites available for this weekend. Reservations can be made over the phone at (865)-448-0625 or online at bigmeadowcampground.com. Hope to see you soon! ... See MoreSee Less

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Landscaping looks awesome 😊

Looks awesome!! We’ll be there in July 😎

Looks so nice, wish I could sneak off and come

Looks very nice!

3 more sleeps!

They are nice sites

5 days!!

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We are almost booked now for this weekend! You can make your reservation online www.bigmeadowcampground.com or call us 865-448-0625. Also, make sure to make your reservations at River Rat right beside us to tube down the Little River!!Image attachment

We are almost booked now for this weekend! You can make your reservation online or call us 865-448-0625. Also, make sure to make your reservations at River Rat right beside us to tube down the Little River!! ... See MoreSee Less

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We loved staying here

Wish I was there right now

Do we need reservations now at River Rat?

We have had some cancellations for this weekend, now we have some Premium 30/50 amp pull thru sites available! If you couldnt camp July 4th weekend this would be an awesome weekend to camp! You can make reservations online at www.bigmeadowcampground.com or give us a call 865-448-0625.

We have had some cancellations for this weekend, now we have some Premium 30/50 amp pull thru sites available! If you couldn't camp July 4th weekend this would be an awesome weekend to camp! You can make reservations online at or give us a call 865-448-0625. ... See MoreSee Less

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We will be there ! Thanks for the post!

Is there still a curfew for getting in and out of the park at night?

See ya this coming Monday!!!

Are you tired of spending $200.00 to fuel up when pulling your camper? Big Meadow has an answer for you!
Big Meadow Family Campground is happy to announce that we have openings in our storage facility to store your RVs. We offer many special services, including moving you camper on and off site for you at no charge!
To see these service Please check out our website: bigmeadowcampground.com for additional information.
Please call 865 448-0625 to reserve a space. Or email at: info@bigmeadowcampground.com. Feel free to share info with your friends.
(We only store 5th Wheels and Travel Trailers)Image attachmentImage attachment

Are you tired of spending $200.00 to fuel up when pulling your camper? Big Meadow has an answer for you!
Big Meadow Family Campground is happy to announce that we have openings in our storage facility to store your RVs. We offer many special services, including moving you camper on and off site for you at no charge!
To see these service Please check out our website: bigmeadowcampground.com for additional information.
Please call 865 448-0625 to reserve a space. Or email at: info@bigmeadowcampground.com. Feel free to share info with your friends.
(We only store 5th Wheels and Travel Trailers)
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It works out well for us. We no longer have the white knuckle drives on vacation.

Y’all do a fantastic job!! Highly recommend 🤩

Happy to store our camper with Big Meadow! Highly recommend storing your camper with Big Meadow Family Campground! 😊

Highly recommend doing this.

Works out great for us… we know our camper is in good hands with the gated, family owned and operated campground. Highly recommend this A+ rated facility 👍🇺🇸

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Happy Fathers Day to all the amazing dads out there! We hope your day is as special as you are!

Happy Father's Day to all the amazing dads out there! We hope your day is as special as you are! ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Father’s Day to Malcolm and Greg!

From our family to yours. Wishing Malcolm and Greg a Happy Father's Day

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