Horse Creek Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Horse Creek Recreation Area is located eight miles from Greeneville, off TN 107 north. This recreation area is nestled into a hardwood cove beside its namesake, Horse Creek.

 

There are facilities for camping and day-use activities including hiking, fishing, picnicking and swimming.  During the 1930’s, a rustic picnic pavilion and swimming area were constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 1455, Camp Cordell Hull, stationed in Unicoi.

At a Glance

Reservations: Sites are first come, first serve and are non-reservable.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Camping fee is $10 per night. The pavilion can be reserved for a $30 per day fee. There is no fee for Day Use.
Open Season: May 2014 - October
Usage: Light-Medium
Busiest Season: Summer weekends
Restrictions: Camping and picnicking are on a first-come, first-served basis. Group size is 5 people, 2 vehicles per site. No alcoholic beverages are allowed in the area.
Closest Towns: Greeneville, Tennessee
Water: Drinking water available.
Restroom: Flush and Vault Toilets, Showers
Operated By: Forest Service Volunteer Campground Hosts help manage the area and can provide visitor information.

General Information

Directions:

From Greeneville, take TN 107 north for six miles. Turn right at Horse Creek Road and follow the signs about two miles to the recreation area.


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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Horse Creek Recreation Area offers camping opportunities for tents and RVs. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table, firering and lantern post. Six of the 15 campsites are walk-in tent sites.  The remaining sites can accomodate up to a 24 foot camper.

Reservation Info Sites are first come, first serve and nonreservable.
No. of Sites 15
No. of Accessible sites 9

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Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets
Picnic tables
Parking
Tent camping
Drinking water
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
36.109331
  Longitude : 
-82.657283
  Elevation : 
1720 feet