General Campground Rules

Rules are provided to campers when they check in for their information. RRM, Inc., in a partnership agreement with TVA, provide these facilities for your convenience and enjoyment. The successful operation of this area depends your cooperation and compliance of the following:

Some sites are able to be reserved. Some sites are on a long-term basis. Some camping is on a first come, first served basis. Please make sure sites are not reserved before occupying that site. Unattended camping vehicles & equipment cannot be left on a site unless fees are paid. Rented campsites must have a camping unit present to show site is taken.

Handicapped sites are reserved for persons with a state-issued ADA license plate or mirror tag. The person who has been issued the tag must be in residence at the site. Only 1 campsite may be rented by the individual. The same is true of the America the Beautiful card.

No more than 2 camping units are allowed per site. Only 1 may be a wheeled or mobile camping unit. A tent, small or medium, is allowed for immediate family living in the same household under the age of 18.

Camping is permitted at designated (numbered) sites only. A maximum of 8 people are allowed per campsite. Designated non-profit groups, such as scout troops or church groups, will be allowed some exemptions.

All vehicles, including visitors, must display a parking pass in order to park in the campground. A maximum of 3 vehicles are allowed per campsite (if the site will accommodate). Boat trailers & wheeled camping units are counted as vehicles, as are automobiles & motorcycles.

No washing of campers, vehicles, or boats is allowed in the recreation area.

Golf carts are permitted for use by RRM/TVA authorized personnel only. Motorized scooters are only allowed for those individuals with mobility impairment. Bicycles, skateboards, or scooter riding is prohibited from dusk to dawn. Safety helmets should be worn.

Maximum stay is 21 consecutive days unless you are on a long-term site. The camper and camping unit must leave the campground for at least 14 days. You may go to another TVA campground (exception: Douglas Headwater may not go to Douglas Tailwater and vice-versa).

Check-out time is NO LATER than 1:00 p.m.

Visitors are permitted between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Disruptive campers may be asked to vacate the campground without reimbursement. Please turn off any music, generators, or disruptive lighting by 10:00 p.m.

Place all trash in dumpsters except fish debris. Please contact the campground hosts on duty for pick up and disposal of fish scraps.

Campfires must be contained in metal fire rings. All firewood must be pre-cut and not include construction debris or pallets. No out-of-county firewood is allowed to be brought into the campground. Do not cut, damage, or drive nails into trees. Please do not burn trash in fire rings.

Observe posted speed limit signs throughout the recreation area.

All appliances must be kept inside the camping unit (no freezers or refrigerators are to be outside).

Satellite dishes, power cords and pet cages must remain within the impact zone of the campsite.

Dumping waste or gray water onto the ground is prohibited.

Alcoholic beverages and fireworks are not permitted on TVA property. Firearms are prohibited in recreation areas except in hunting season excursions and are permissible only if they are unloaded and properly cased. State & Federal laws apply.