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David Crockett Birthplace State Park

Camping


Campsites

Nightly rates vary based on date and availability. Applicable taxes and fees applied at checkout. The $5 reservation fee per site is non-refundable.

The park has 88 campground sites. Fifty-four of these have full hook-ups (water, electric, and sewer). Seventeen of the sites have water and electricity hook-up. The remaining 17 sites are primitive tent sites with no hook-up. The RV campsites can accommodate any size RV. Sites 1-54 are intended for RVs only. Sites 55-71 are intended for smaller RVs. Sites 76-88 are for Tent Camping only.

  • ​RV sites with one RV are allowed one additional ​tent ​on ​the paved site. ​Screened canopy shelters are permitted on the grass.
  • Sites 55-71 with no RVs are allowed two tents on the paved site. Screened Canopy shelters are permitted on the grass
  • Two small tents allowed per site in the primitive area. 
  • Tents must remain on the reserved designated spot.
  • No tents will be allowed on the grass unless within the reserved Primitive Site.
  • No parking on the grass or empty sites.
  • ​Limit one vehicle per site unless vehicles are able to park off the grass and on the reserved site or designated parking area.
  • ​If unable to fit vehicles on the reserved site or designated parking area, overflow parking is in between Shelter 2 and the Playground.
  • All campers must display a parking hangtag. 
  • Visitors are required to park at the overflow parking lot at picnic shelter 1.
  • The campsite capacity is six people.
  • Golf Carts must remain within the campground. Proof of registration and insurance will be required if found driving beyond the Campground.
  • ​Quiet Hours are from 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.
  • Children under the age of 16 must wear a helmet when operating a bicycle.
  • No skateboards, incline skates, or roller blades allowed or any electric scooters, etc.
  • Pets must be leashed and under control at all times.

The campground is located near the beautiful Nolichucky River. A swimming pool and a playground are located adjacent to the camping area. A large picnic pavilion is located in the campground and is used exclusively by registered campers. Reservations may be made online or at the campground office. Cancellations may be made by calling the campground office.

  • Maximum stay of 14 days during the summer season (March 1-November 30).
  • Maximum stay of 28-days during the winter season (December 1-February 29).

Campground Office

From May - October
  • Sunday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday - Saturday : 9:30 .am. - 6:00 p.m.
From November - April

Hours of Operation may vary. Campground Office may be closed during this time.

Campground Office Phone

423-257-4500


Group Campsite

Nightly rates vary based on date and availability. Applicable taxes and fees applied at checkout. The $5 reservation fee per site is non-refundable.

The Group Campsite is a hike-in spot by the river. The mostly level grassy area is will hold approximately 20 small tents and comes with a one fire ring. Showers are located in the campground but restrooms are within walking distance—near the boat ramp. One vehicle with 4x4 access can drive into the area to drop off people/items but has to park elsewhere. Overflow parking is located at the homestead parking or pool parking. These are approximately one quarter to one half mile walking distance to site. Trash receptacles are nearby and trash has to be carried out to appropriate receptacles. There is no Wi-Fi but cell service is available.

This area can also be reserved for weddings, get-togethers, and reunions.

For complete details and to make a reservation please call the park office at 423-257-2167.


Policies & Disclaimers

Tennessee State Parks Campground Wi-Fi Disclaimer

Wi-Fi: We offer Wi-Fi for your enjoyment. The signal strength may vary depending on the demand, your location and your computer. Our Wi-Fi is not intended for heavy use such as downloading movies, streaming videos, or inappropriate content. Should you abuse the system, your access will be blocked.

Firewood Policy 

Tennessee State Parks asks that ALL campfires be made with heat-treated wood or downed wood collected inside the park, near the campsite. Please do not bring untreated wood into the park.

Certified heat-treated wood is available to purchase from vendors in the communities around the park. Certified heat-treated wood is clearly marked with a state/federal seal.

To learn what you can do to help prevent the introduction and spread of invasive pests, visit www.protecttnforests.org.
To learn more about Don’t Move Firewood, visit www.dontmovefirewood.org.
To find wood vendors visit www.firewoodscout.org/s/Tennessee.