Indian Boundary Overflow Campground

Area Status: Open

The Indian Boundary Overflow provides an opportunity for large or small groups as well as individuals seeking a less-developed camping experience. This campground is adjacent to the main loops in the Indian Boundary Recreation Area.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees: Overflow Camping is $10 for 1-5 people, $20 for 6-10 people, $30 for 11-15 people, etc. (38 sites)
Usage: Heavy
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.
Closest Towns: Tellico Plains, TN
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Interstate 75 - take Exit 60, turn south on TN 68 for approximately 30 miles. In Tellico Plains, turn left on TN 165 (Cherohala Skyway) for approximately 17 miles. Turn left onto FR 345. Follow signs in to Indian Boundary Recreation Area.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 38
Reservation Info Sites are first come, first serve and nonreservable.
Fire Information There are grills/fire rings at each numbered campsite.

Group Camping

No. of Sites 38
Reservation Info Group camping is nonreservable in the Indian Boundary Overflow Campground.


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

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