Douglas Headwater Campground
Douglas Headwater Campground

Douglas Headwater Campground

  • A very popular campground, Douglas Dam Headwater, offers a nice mixture of shade, grass, and awesome mountain and lake views. There is total of 60 campsites, with the exception of 4 primitive sites, they all have electric & water hook up and 2 sites meet ADA guidelines.


    • Beach Beach
    • Bike Riding Bike Riding
    • Boating Boating
    • Grills Grills
    • Horseback Riding Horseback Riding
    • Kayaking Kayaking
    • Showers Showers
    • Swimming Swimming
    • Wildlife Watching Wildlife Watching


    Campground (60 total sites)

    The campground is separated into two sections, divided by an associated public boat ramp and parking lot. Twenty one sites, mostly waterfront are on the left side of the boat ramp, the remaining sites are situated up a hill to the right of the boat ramp. There are three bathhouses with warm water and flush toilets. All entry roads are paved, campsites are graveled and most are level. All sites have a picnic table, most have a fire pit or grill combo. A dump station is located in the campground for those who are camping at no charge.

    Fee schedule below, if you would like to see a complete list of sites and fees please click here: Douglas Headwater TVA Rate Sheet

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    Day Use

    Adjacent to the public boat ramp is also an associated day use and swim area with picnic tables and landscaping. A walking trail has recently been completed by TVA across the road from the campground. This campground is in close proximity to the tourist areas of the Smokey Mountains, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Townsend.