Douglas Tailwater Campground
Douglas Tailwater Campground

Douglas Tailwater Campground

  • Douglas Dam Tailwater Campground is located in Sevierville, TN, at the TVA Douglas Dam and the French Broad River. The campground is 3 miles (and about a 7 minute drive) from the Douglas Dam Headwater Campground.


    • Bird Watching Bird Watching
    • Boating Boating
    • Fishing Fishing
    • Grills Grills
    • Hiking/Trekking Hiking/Trekking
    • Kayaking Kayaking
    • Pet Friendly Pet Friendly
    • Showers Showers
    • Store Store
    • Wildlife Watching Wildlife Watching


    Campground (61 total sites)

    This is a beautiful and popular campground with most of the sites laying directly on the waterfront. The campground has a total of 61 campsites, of these, 45 include electric & water and 2 meet ADA guidelines, 16 are primitive tent sites. The campground has a small playground for children. There are 2 bathhouses in the campground with warm showers and flush toilets. The entry road is paved and sites are graveled with each having a picnic table, fire pit or grill combo. A dump station is located in the campground for campers at no charge. Prior to entering the campground is a public Look Out Point with day use picnic tables, 2 large group pavilions and a restroom facility. The pavilion may be reserved for a nominal fee, when not reserved, it is available first come. This look out area has an awesome view of the Douglas Dam, reservoir and long range mountain views.

    With a spectaculor Look Out Point, adjacent to the campground, and a public day use fishing area, boat ramp, restroom facility and a small store. The campground is in close proximity to the tourist areas of the Smokey Mountains, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

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

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