Do you want a restful location with amazing star-gazing opportunities?

A purple sky is seen over the mountains.

One of the most scenic campgrounds near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is Big Meadow Family Campground. It is one of the largest campgrounds near the park and is located in a beautiful meadow setting surrounded by picturesque mountains and forests.

Escape to Big Meadow Family Campground, your gateway to Smoky Mountain adventures. Nestled amidst serene landscapes, our campground offers convenient access to the park’s wonders and nearby attractions. Our spacious pull-thru sites, equipped with concrete pads, patios, and full hookups, accommodate even the largest RVs. Enjoy the tranquility of our gated community, featuring coded bathhouses, laundry facilities, and a refreshing splash pad. River enthusiasts will enjoy the fact we are located next to River Rats’ largest facility. You can enjoy a fun-filled day of river tubing. For furry companions, we provide a dedicated dog park. Unwind in our pavilion or gather around a crackling campfire under the starlit sky. Stargazing during peaceful, quiet evenings brings a sense of mesmerizing childlike wonder. Lay out a blanket or bring your lounger to gaze at the stars under glittering Tennessee skies. Amateur astronomers and seasoned stargazers can learn the names of galaxies and constellations. This beautiful scenic destination will have you reaching for the stars.

We offer 75 full-hookup campsites, ranging from riverfrontage sites to premier sites. Most of our sites are pull-through sites. However, a limited number of back-in sites are available.

The Little River runs in front of the campground, offering our campers the best swimming hole in the Smokies, with excellent trout fishing along the banks of the river. Plus, the Cades Cove entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is less than two miles away from our campground in Tennessee. Spend the day exploring the Smoky Mountains before enjoying the short trip back to our campground for a fun or relaxing evening. Big Meadow Family Campground – your perfect Smoky Mountain retreat.

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