You'll want to stake your claim for a couple of days at one of the 20 scattered campsites at Big Cove Campground to adequately explore the 24,000 acres of Frozen Head State Park. Cozy up under the towering trees and wake up feeling fresh from the morning dew. Rinse off after hiking to the summit of Frozen Head Peak with a hot shower and fall asleep next to a crackling fire and sky full of stars to live the dream in Tennessee.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
22 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Big Cove Campground.

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Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Lindsey
Lindsey B.
recommends this listing.
November 11th, 2018

Rather than staying at the campgroud, we hiked 3mi to stay at the Bird Mountain campsite.
The hike was mostly switch-backs! It was tough but awesome!
There was a water source onsite but when we went, in October, it was small, so we ended up hiking back down to the campsite for water. If you want to use the water at the camp site, you will need a water filtration system :)

Trails all around are perfect for day hikes from Bird Mountain campsite :)Table and bench at the camp site was wonderful for dining!Wonderful fire pit area, close to the table and bench for dining.The campsite has plenty of space for a tent and hammock!
Hipcamper Steve B.
recommends this listing.
January 21st, 2018
Frozen Head State Park
United States
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36.144° N, 84.494° W
Unknown price
Tent Only - Group: 2 Sites
(Up to 20 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 20 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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