Round Mountain Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This campground is located near the top of Round Mountain in Cocke County. Situated at 3,100 feet, it is one of the highest-elevation campgrounds in Cherokee National Forest. The altitude, dense vegetation of rhododendrons and hardwoods, and a small mountain stream create natural air conditioning during the hot summer months.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: We are changing our operations to follow guidelines from our agency and the CDC regarding COVID-19, closely monitoring the situation and responding to current conditions. Please continue to monitor this page for status updates.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees Camping is $7 per night.
Open Season: 4/30/2021 - 11/15/2021
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.
  • 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: Del Rio, TN
Water: No potable water provided
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Greeneville, take TN 70 south about ten miles. Turn right onto TN 107 for about 13 miles. Turn right onto US 25/70, travel three miles and turn left onto TN 107. Follow signs with camping symbols to Round Mountain Campground. From Newport, travel south on TN 25/70 for 11 miles. Turn right onto TN 107. Follow camping symbols to campground.

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  Latitude : 
35.839554

  Longitude : 
-82.952863

 

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