Description

Tucked away along the banks of the glistening Ocoee River, Thunder Rock Campground offers a top-notch escape for both rugged adventurers and s’mores fanatics. With prime access to great whitewater rafting, many rafters and kayakers flock to this campground. There are plenty of trails to explore on foot or bike, as well, with the Tanasi Trail System offering plenty of scenic hiking. If you're ready to get your outdoor adventuring on, this spot is your perfect base camp.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
38 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Amenities
No picnic table

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Thunder Rock Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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The vibe at Thunder Rock Campground

1134 ftListing's elevation
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Hipcamper Travis
Travis C.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 8th, 2016

Typically, it's always packed and rangers are always patrolling. Like Gee Creek, don't even think about drinking adult beverages in this campground. There are some dispersed options if you go past the campground up the hill.

Hipcamper Eric W.
recommends this listing.
December 14th, 2017
Hipcamper Travis C.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
December 8th, 2016
Park
Cherokee National Forest
State
Tennessee
Country
United States
Phone Number
423-338-3300
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
35.076° N, 84.485° W
$12/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 38 Sites
(Up to people per site)

Safety at Hipcamp

Inclusion Policy

We have a zero-tolerance policy against discrimination at Hipcamp and are committed to helping our Host and Hipcamper community be inclusive.

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Hosting Standards

All Hosts should review and adhere to these standards around providing a positive Hipcamp experience, being a thoughtful neighbor, and serving as a responsible citizen.

Hipcamper Standards

All Hipcampers should review and adhere to these standards for safety, trip preparation, and respect in order to uphold Hipcamp’s most important value: “leave it better.”

Safety partners

Recreate Responsibly

  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
  5. Explore locally
  6. Leave no trace
  7. Build an inclusive outdoors

Leave No Trace

  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

National Weather Service

We integrate with the National Weather Service to provide valuable fire advisories to Hosts and Hipcampers. Real-time Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watch Warnings help keep our community safe.

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