Tumbling Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
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Located near Ocoee #3 Lake, this peaceful, remote campground offers 8 campsites along the banks of Tumbling Creek. Tumbling Creek Campground is convient to the Ocoee Whitewater Centers’ Tanasi trail complex which offers many miles and levels of difficulty for mountain bikers and hikers alike. If solitude is what you prefer, Big Frog Wilderness trails are also located nearby. Climbing to an altitude above 4,000 feet, some of these trails are rugged but reward the hiker with panoramic views of the mountains and the chance to see wildlife.

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
Fees No Fee.
Open Season: 5/22/2020
Restrictions: 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. Maximum of 5 people and 2 vehicles at each site.
Closest Towns: Copperhill and Ducktown, TN
Water: None available
Restroom: None available
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From the Ocoee Ranger Station turn left onto Highway 64 and travel about 10.9 miles to Ocoee Power House Number 3. Turn right and cross the bridge, following Forest Service Road 45 about 2.9 miles to Forest Service road 221. Turn left on 221 and the campground is 6.9 miles on the left.

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  Latitude : 
35.017410

  Longitude : 
-84.467306

 

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