Big Meadows Family Campground - pavilion and splash padBreath in fresh mountain air! Situated at the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in Townsend, Tennessee, Big Meadow Family Campground offers idyllic views of the mountain ranges and close access to the Little River.

Big Meadow Family Campground

With only one traffic light, the town of Townsend remains a quiet, laid back getaway, but, rest assured there are many attractions nearby! The campground is 2 miles to Great Smoky Mountain National Park (9 miles to Cades Cove), 15 miles to Pigeon Forge, 19 miles to Gatlinburg, and 28 miles to the Tail of the Dragon.

Big Meadow Family Campground - pavilions and fountainWe offer concrete pads and patios with full hook-up (30 and 50 amp), cable TV, and free Wi-Fi.  On park you will find a dog park, splash pad, gazebo with a fire ring, pavilion, laundry facilities, propane, RV supplies, and playground.  Trout fishing, river rafting, golfing, biking and hiking trails are footsteps away.  We can accommodate groups and clubs.

Events, Balloon Festivals and Car Shows!

Make your reservations today for the many area events, including the annual Townsend Spring and Fall Festivals, and Old Timers Days.  Be a part of the many celebrations of our mountain and Appalachian arts and crafts. You will find demonstrations, bluegrass and mountain music. There’s an antique tractor and engine show, storytelling, and children’s activities. Enjoy crafts by local artisans, basketry, spinning, weaving, sorghum molasses, apple butter making, lye soap, beekeeping, and blacksmithing.  Other great events include the Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival, car shows, rod runs, and much more!

Visit for additional event information and Like us on Facebook for special deals and campground events.  Ask us about our RV storage.  The 2018 reservation book is open and ready for booking.  Call us at 865.448.0625 to book your reservation today.

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