This TVA campground, is located on the peaceful Watauga River in East Tennessee. It contains 29 RV sites that are equipped with picnic facilities, electric, water, and sewer (3 sites). Two campsites are ADA accessible. Nearby hiking excursions can begin with TVA's Overlook Trail, that leads you to fabulous views of the Cherokee National Forest and Watauga Dam with its unique spillway. The Overlook Trail connects to the Appalachian Trail, which crosses over the Watauga Dam.
For more information, visit TVA's camping webpage.
Number of Camp Sites
29 RV sites
Maximum Number of People Cabin or Fire Lookout May Accommodate
Maximum Length of Stay Allowed
From May 1 to Sept. 30, maximum days of stay is 21 consecutive days. From Oct 1 to April 30, maximum stay is 30 days.
Watauga Dam Campground
774 Wilbur Dam Road
Elizabethton, Tennessee 37643
Place all trash in dumpsters except fish debris. Please contact the campground host on duty for pick up and disposal of fish scraps. Dumping waste or gray water onto the ground is prohibited
Pet Friendly Notes
Only 2 pets per campsite are allowed and must be on a leash or caged at all times. Pets are prohibited on beach, adjacent picnic areas and inside bathrooms. Owners must pick up after their pets.