Watauga Dam Campground
Watauga Dam Campground

Watauga Dam Campground

The issue for using the reservation system on handheld devices has been resolved. Should there be any technical issues with the reservation system in the future, please contact edwards@camprrm.com. Thank you.

Watauga Campground is open with restrictions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19; please note a few listed below:

No social gatherings in groups more than 8.

Practice appropriate social distancing by maintaining 6 feet from other visitors.

Practice good hygiene (avoid touching face, wash hands regularly or use hand sanitizer, sneeze or cough into a tissue or the inside of your elbow, disinfect used items and surfaces).

Please stay home if you are exhibiting any symptoms.

For inquiries, please call us directly at (423) 543-0233. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 

  • Watauga Dam Campground boasts a large picnic area and a boat ramp located on the way to the overlook. The overlook for the Watauga Lake is on top of the mountain by the campground. The Appalachian Trail crosses the road up on this mountain a few miles from the campground.


    • Bird Watching Bird Watching
    • Grills Grills
    • Hiking/Trekking Hiking/Trekking
    • Pet Friendly Pet Friendly
    • Store Store


    Campground (29 total sites)

    Watauga Dam Campground is a beautiful, peaceful campground on the Watauga River in Eastern Tennessee. Currently the campground has no tent sites, but has 29 RV sites, many of which are right on the river. All RV sites have electric service and water, and 3 have sewer connections as well.

    Please view further details regarding policies upon selecting "Reserve Campground Now". Click here: Watauga Dam TVA Rate Sheet to see a complete list of sites and rates.

    Operating Hours

    Check in: 1:00 PM
    Check Out: 12:00 PM

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