Hipcamp host William F.,
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4th generation farm, 70 Acres in foothills of Smoky Mountains National Park. Primitive Camping in paradise! A few miles from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge TN. Plenty of room for hiking and bike riding in general area. Pastures as well as wooded area to pitch a tent. Very quiet and secluded.

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
2 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
No wheelchair access
RV Information
Caravans, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Camper trailers, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 7 meters allowed
Pull-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Generators allowed
No Motorhomes, Campervans, or Class C RVs
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Remove your rubbish
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send William a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Flexible
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Franklin Farm in Tennessee.

River, stream, or...

15 Reviews

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Hipcamper Shannon
Shannon C.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 4th, 2022

We ended up camping for two nights behind the renters house. They were very friendly and didn’t make it weird.

I was a little disappointed that we didn’t get to camp on the 70 acres but there was no way our new Travel Trailer would have made it over the small creek without dragging and my husband did not want to risk it.

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Hipcamper Camille
Camille M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
March 13th, 2022

The land was beautiful, even though we camped right after a snow storm we still had a wonderful time!

Hipcamper Steve

Very quiet - yet near gatlinburg

Steve F.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
February 21st, 2022

I recommend this spot. So very close to the GSMNP, I wanted a spot near the Ramsey Cascades trailhead. The site is beautiful, it feels like you are in a "bowl", I was surrounded by green field and trees. Close enough to the Gatlinburg area, but not so close to have continual road noises; it is not located near a cross road which gets traffic, so it is very quiet! The farm road to the site was a little muddy, it had rained maybe one-two days prior to my arrival, but I didn't have trouble navigating. There is one creek to cross through on the farm road, but it is rocky on the bottom, so no worry about getting stuck in creek.

Hipcamper Zack

Welcoming and scenic location

Zack C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
January 5th, 2022

Had a great time camping on William’s land. Well taken care of farm with plenty of flat space and helpful signage. The dirt road up to the campsite was manageable in a Honda Fit, so no problems there. Would camp there again!

Hipcamper Josh
Josh D.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 7th, 2021

Great spot! Our family had a lot of fun. William was a wondeful host. Just make sure youve got a car with decent ground clearance.

Franklin FarmOur family had a great time!
Hipcamper Drew

Great site!

Drew M.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 5th, 2021

Navigating the actual entrance to the farm took a little skill, but this piece of property is beautiful! Lots of wildlife in the area which caused some really neat sounds to fall asleep to at night.

Hipcamper Josh
Josh B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 13th, 2021

Level ground, well kept grass, and plenty of space -- everything we were looking for in a site. Would definitely say a vehicle with plenty of ground clearance is advised, as there is a small gulley to cross at the entrance.

Hipcamper Alexis
Alexis W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 6th, 2021

Really sweet place. Makes you feel really far out. A little sloped. Very close to the Smokies!

Hipcamper Jonathan

Close to the spots...yet secluded

Jonathan B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 9th, 2021

I would definitely recommend Franklin Farm to those looking for privacy and a minimalist experience. Was definitely an adventure driving my buggy across the small stream and around the trails looking for that perfect spot which I found on top of the ridge. Well groomed and beautiful scenery. I recommend a 4x4 to get around. Very quiet and peaceful. Thank you William

my little spot on the ridge
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