Big Oak Cove Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Looking to camp where you can wake at the crack of dawn and start fishing? The cool waters of the Tellico River just feet away will ease you to sleep each night. This is one of several small campgrounds on Tellico River Road (FS Rd 210). This campground offers 11 campsites with a picnic table, fire ring, and lantern post.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This location is scheduled to re-open on June 4, 2020. 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 Fee is $10 per site (11 sites)
Open Season: 6/4/2020 - 11/30/2020
Usage: Light
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: Tellico Plains, TN
Water: No potable water provided
Restroom: Vault Toillets
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Tellico Plains - turn onto TN 165 for approximately 5 miles, turn right onto FR 210 going past Ranger Station. Campground will be approximately 17 miles upstream.

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Campground Camping

Fire InformationThere is a grill/fire ring at each campsite.
No. of Sites11
Reservation InfoSites are first come, first serve and nonreservable.
No. of Accessible sites11

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Amenities

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

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
35.264307

  Longitude : 
-84.086853

 

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