Description

Come enjoy the primitive campground in Old Forge Recreation Area, on the banks of Jennings Creek. In the early 1900s, this site was an iron forge, where iron ore was smelted for the railroad. Today, this campground is a small and quiet spot for walk-in tent campers only. The campsites are large and separated by native vegetation, allowing campers a bit of privacy. Trout fishing Continue reading...
Come enjoy the primitive campground in Old Forge Recreation Area, on the banks of Jennings Creek. In the early 1900s, this site was an iron forge, where iron ore was smelted for the railroad. Today, this campground is a small and quiet spot for walk-in tent campers only. The campsites are large and separated by native vegetation, allowing campers a bit of privacy. Trout fishing is popular here, and there are nearby trails for hikers, bikers, and equestrians.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
10
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 5 people per site
No picnic table
Beach
Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Desert
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
OHV
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
Paddling
Wind sports
Climbing
Surfing
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2,082ftListing's elevation
750
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Park
Cherokee National Forest
State
Tennessee
Phone Number
(423) 476-9700
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
36.09° N, 82.679° W
$7/night
Tent Only: 10 Sites
(Up to 5 people per site)