camp in TENNESSEE

 

Douglas Dam Tailwater

829 Riverview Way
Sevierville, TN 37876
Phone: (352) 464-7826
arnold@camprrm.com
http://camprrm.com/2010/06/douglas-dam-tailwater-campground/
Number of sites = 60

Douglas Dam Tailwater Campground is located in Sevierville, TN, at the TVA Douglas Dam and the French Broad River. The campground is a half mile from the Douglas Dam Headwater Campground. It takes approximately 7 minutes to travel from one to the other.


This is a beautiful and popular campground with most of the sites laying directly on the waterfront. The campground has a total of 60 campsites, of these, 44 include electric & water and 2 meet ADA guidelines, 16 are primitive tent sites. The campground has a small playground for children. There are 2 bathhouses in the campground with warm showers and flush toilets. The entry road is paved and sites are graveled with each having a picnic table, fire pit or grill combo. A dump station is located in the campground for campers at no charge. Prior to entering the campground is a public Look Out Point with day use picnic tables, a large group pavilion and restroom facility. The pavilion may be reserved for a nominal fee, when not reserved, it is available first come. This look out area has an awesome view of the Douglas Dam, reservoir and long range mountain views.


Recreational Activities: In addition to the Look Out Point, adjacent to the campground, is a public day use fishing area, boat ramp, restroom facility and a small store. The store has been operated by a couple for over forty years under the Randolph Sheppard Act. The campground is in close proximity to the tourist areas of the Smokey Mountains, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.