The Best Camping in Townsend

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Top camping spots in and near Townsend

  • Townsend, Tennessee

    Cades Cove Loop Road

    10.53 mi / 1188 ft gain
    Cades Cove Loop Road is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Townsend, Tennessee.
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  • Townsend, Tennessee

    Anthony Creek, Bote Mountain, Eagle Creek, and Lakeshore to Hazel Creek

    19.26 mi / 4140 ft gain
    Anthony Creek, Bote Mountain, Eagle Creek, and Lakeshore to Hazel Creek is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Townsend, Tennessee.
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  • Townsend, Tennessee

    Backpack to Spence Field

    13.8 mi / 3100 ft gain
    Start your hike at Anthony Creek Trailhead (elevation 1,800 ft), in the Cade’s Cove area. The trailhead is located at the far end of the day-use picnic area near Cade’s Cove campground. There are a few parking spots right at the trailhead, but note that the picnic area closes at dusk (a gate clos...
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  • Blount County, Tennessee

    Anthony Creek Leadbetter Ridge Loop Trail

    13.18 mi / 3284 ft gain
    Anthony Creek Leadbetter Ridge Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Townsend, Tennessee.
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  • Blount County, Tennessee

    Cades Cove to Ledbetter Ridge

    5.09 mi / 1204 ft gain
    Cades Cove to Ledbetter Ridge is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Townsend, Tennessee.
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  • Townsend, Tennessee

    Anthony Creek and Middle Prong Trail

    19.45 mi / 4682 ft gain
    Anthony Creek and Middle Prong Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Townsend, Tennessee.
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  • Townsend, Tennessee

    Bike Cade's Cove Loop

    4.9
    10.5 mi
    Cade's Cove is a valley located smack in the middle of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Feel free to drive the 11 mile loop in the day, but if you're really cool, you'll schedule your trip around a full moon so you can bike under the light of night! Allow yourself a few hours to explore a...
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  • Townsend, Tennessee

    West Prong Trail

    5.28 mi / 1752 ft gain
    West Prong Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Townsend, Tennessee.
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  • Townsend, Tennessee

    Lumber Ridge to Middle Prong Loop

    20.67 mi / 5128 ft gain
    Lumber Ridge to Middle Prong Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Townsend, Tennessee.
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  • Townsend, Tennessee

    Doe Knob to Spence Field via Appalachian Trail

    31.8 mi / 6614 ft gain
    Doe Knob to Spence Field via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Townsend, Tennessee.
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  • Tallassee, Tennessee

    Abrams Falls via Little Bottoms Trails

    10 mi / 1188 ft gain
    Abrams Falls via Little Bottoms Trails is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Tallassee, Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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  • Tallassee, Tennessee

    Abrams Falls Via Abrams Creek Campground

    10.01 mi / 1178 ft gain
    Abrams Falls Via Abrams Creek Campground is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Tallassee, Tennessee.
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  • Townsend, Tennessee

    Lynn Camp Prong Trail

    18.66 mi / 3993 ft gain
    Lynn Camp Prong Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Townsend, Tennessee.
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  • Tallassee, Tennessee

    Abrams Creek and Cooper Road Loop Trail

    11.3 mi / 1611 ft gain
    Abrams Creek and Cooper Road Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Tallassee, Tennessee.
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  • Gatlinburg, Tennessee

    Jakes Creek and Lynn Camp Prong

    17.19 mi / 4226 ft gain
    Jakes Creek and Lynn Camp Prong is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
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  • Gatlinburg, Tennessee

    Elkmont Nature Trail

    0.74 mi / 161 ft gain
    Elkmont Nature Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
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