Houston Valley Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Houston Valley Recreation Area in Cocke County is centrally located to both the Paint Creek and Weaver Bend areas.

The small campground has eight widely-spaced campsites. Picnic facilities for small and large groups include a covered pavilion and three areas with clustered tables and grills.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Houston Valley Recreation Area will close Tuesday, November 3, 2015.  It will reopen spring 2016.
Reservations: Houston Valley pavilion may be reserved through Recreation.gov. Contact information is: website:  www.Recreation.Gov Toll Free Number:  1.877.444.6777
Fees Camping fee is $7 per night. There is no fee for day use, however, the pavilion can be reserved for a $30/day fee.
Open Season: spring, 2016 - November 3, 2015
Restrictions: Sites are limited to a single family or not more than 5 people and 2 vehicles.  No alcoholic beverages are allowed in the area.
Closest Towns: Midway between Newport, TN & Greeneville, TN near Del Rio.
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush Toilets

General Information


From Greeneville, take TN 70 south about ten miles. Turn right onto TN 107 west. Houston Valley is about nine miles on the left. From Newport, travel on US 25/70 south, turn left onto TN 107 east and travel five miles to Houston Valley, located on the right.

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Campground Camping

Houston Valley is ideal for tent campers.
Reservation InfoSites are first come, first serve and nonreservable.
Fire InformationThere is a grill/fire ring at each campsite.
No. of Sites8


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1800 feet