In part one, we introduced you to three fantastic campsites in the Townsend, TN area. The Smokies are ideal for camping, thanks to beautiful views, plenty of outdoor adventures to be had, and comfortable weather for most of the warmer months. If you want to explore the peaceful side of the Smokies, Townsend, TN, camping is the way to do it. Here are three more great places to camp in the area so you can start planning your 2018 camping adventures.
Little Arrow Outdoor Resort: Ideal for Family Camping in Townsend, TN
Little Arrow is a family-owned and operated camping ground that offers easy access to the Great Smoky Mountains. It has RV sites as well as cabins for rent and unique “glamping” tents that are a lot of fun for kids. There are also tiny homes available for rent at this campground. A swimming pool, club house, playground, and easy access to the river make this an ideal place for having fun in the sun, and the campground is very family friendly. The kids will have others to play with, and you’ll be able to relax knowing that your neighbors expect to hear the sounds of little ones having a blast.
Mountaineer Campground Offers Great Access to Little River
If what you want out of your Townsend, TN, camping experience is to enjoy some fishing, wading, or floating along the river, then the Mountaineer Campground is ideal. At night you’ll be lulled to dreamland by the sound of the rapids nearby, and you can easily walk right to the river each morning. This is another family-friendly campsite, with river sites that have decks so that you can fish right by your site. There’s also a swimming pool, a playground, and laundry facilities. The sites are all shaded, and you can choose from grass, gravel, or concrete.
Bring Your Motorcycle to Punkin Center Motorcycle Resort
If your idea of camping involves a little more adult fun, head to Punkin Center. This is a campground for RVs that also offers primitive camping sites and cabins to rent. It is primarily known as a hotspot for motorcyclists, and has a bar and a pavilion where nighttime parties are known to happen on the fly. The roads are all asphalt so it’s easy to access, and the views of the mountains are beautiful. You can easily access some of the best motorcycle routes in the area from this campground.
Plan Your Camping Trip to Townsend, TN Today
These three campgrounds offer fantastic access to all the fun of the area. Don’t miss the final installment in this series about great Townsend, TN, camping. Check out our blog at Inside Blount County to learn more fun things to do around the area while you are camping on the peaceful side of the Smokies.