Paint Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Looking for a family-oriented campground tucked away in a mountain cove? Paint Creek Campground, located in Greene County along the banks of Paint Creek is the place! Most of the widely-spaced campsites have streamside views and are well screened with native vegetation. While visiting, try your hand at fishing for trout in Paint Creek (seasonally stocked).

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Beginning July 17, 2020, all campsites at Paint Creek will be available for reservation on Recreation.gov.
Reservations: Beginning July 17, 2020, all campsites at Paint Creek will be available for reservation on Recreation.gov.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Camping is $10 for single site (20 sites)
Open Season: 6/1/2020 - 11/13/2020
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions:
  • Group size is 5 people, 2 vehicles per site.
  • No alcoholic beverages are allowed in the area.
  • Food storage restrictions apply at all areas on the Cherokee National Forest. All food and beverages must be stored in an approved bear-proof container, your locked vehicle or hard-sided camper at all times unless being eaten, prepared, or transported.
Closest Towns: Greeneville, TN
Water: Drinking Water through October
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service Volunteer Campground Hosts help manage the area and can provide visitor information.
Information Center: Paint Creek Campground Map

General Information

Directions:

From Greeneville, take TN 70 south for 11.2 miles, turn fight on Rollins Chapel Road and then follow the signs to Paint Creek.


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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets
Parking
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Camping trailer

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
35.978395

  Longitude : 
-82.844506

  Elevation : 
1760 feet

 

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