Jake Best Campground
Jake Best is one of two developed campgrounds on Citico Creek, and is used as a hub for trout fishermen and hunters alike. Each site contains a picnic table, grill/fire ring, and lantern post. Jake Best has a campground host during peak season occupying one site of the campground.
At a Glance
|Area Amenities:||Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets|
|Fees:||Campsites are $6 per site.|
|Open Season:||3/3/2022 - 11/30/2022|
|Closest Towns:||Vonore, TN|
|Water:||No potable water provided|
|Operated By:||US Forest Service|
From HWY 411 turn on HWY 360 in Vonore, TN. When the road splits stay straight which becomes Citico Road. Stay on this road until you get to Jakes Best. The road will turn to gravel along the creek.
You may also access it from the Cherohala Skyway (HWY 165) in Tellico Plains, TN by following directions to Indian Boundary Campground. Instead of turning into the IB Campground, turn right onto the gravel road which will drop you down to Citico Creek. Follow the creek downstream and Jakes Best Campground will be on your left. You will pass several dispersed campsites along the way.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||7|
|Fire Information||There is a grill/fire ring at each campsite.|
|No. of Accessible sites||7|
River and Stream Fishing