Explore All Day, Camp All Night

Enjoy getting away for a camping trip near the Great Smoky Mountains when you stay at Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday. We are one of the campgrounds in Pigeon Forge open year-round. When you want a great place to rest between busy days of exploring Tennessee, our campgrounds near Gatlinburg are exactly what you need.

Enjoy Camping Near the Great Smoky Mountains
Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday is a family-friendly campground in Pigeon Forge that gives you a perfect starting point to explore the Great Smokies or visit Dollywood. Our campground is right off U.S. Highway 411, putting you in a great position to visit local attractions. Spend the day outside by visiting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for hiking, biking, fishing or horseback riding. If you want to experience more thrills or take some time to cool off, visit the Dollywood theme park and water park. You and your family can also go for an adventure at Wonderworks, where you can learn about space and science and stay active with an indoor ropes course and laser tag.

Our Campsites
If you want to experience camping along the Little Pigeon River in Pigeon Forge, our campgrounds are open through all four seasons. We have many campsites you can explore, whether you prefer glamping or traditional camping. Bring your RV to set up at an RV Site with a convenient KOA Patio™. If you have pets, you can bring them with you to stay at our new KOA Patio™ Paw Pen Sites, which feature a fenced area so your pets can run around safely. We have pull-thru and back-in RV Sites and can accommodate rigs of all sizes. We also have several lodging options for those who enjoy camping without an RV. Our Deluxe Cabins and Camping Cabins let you choose between luxurious and classic camping to suit your preferences. The Deluxe Cabins have full baths, partial kitchens and a KOA Patio™ to provide the utmost comfort. While some of our Camping Cabins have a KOA Patio™, they all offer a more traditional camping experience by not having a kitchen or bathroom. If you want to go back to basics, set up at one of our Tent Sites. You can sleep under the stars while still having access to water and electricity. Our campgrounds near Gatlinburg have everything you need for the perfect camping experience. 

Campground Entertainment
At Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday, campers have plenty of opportunities for fun around the campground. We offer many amenities and entertainment options the whole family can enjoy, such as:

  • Gravity rail
  • Pool and lazy river
  • Gem mine
  • Bike rentals
  • Jumping pillow

You can also play sports and games with other campers. We have horseshoes, cornhole, ladder ball and bocce ball for fun yard games. For something more active, start a game of basketball, gaga ball or frisbee golf. At the end of the night, join family and friends at the outdoor cinema to watch a movie under the stars.

Stay at Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday
Consider staying at Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday whenever you're looking for family-friendly campgrounds near Gatlinburg. Our sites along the Little Pigeon River are fun for campers of all ages, and they're a great way to see everything Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg have to offer. To start planning your next camping experience, reserve your campsite online today!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 100' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (Open Year-Round)
  • Hot Tub/Sauna
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • Fishing
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
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Ways to Stay

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KOA Holiday

KOA Holiday Campgrounds

Whether you’re exploring the local area or hanging out at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play. There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable. Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOA Patio® and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring your family, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of ways to stay and explore.

KOA Holidays Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio®
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Group meeting facilities

Latest Hot Deal

2024 $25 Deposit Deal

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Pay only a $25 deposit for your 2024 camping trip, when you book between January 15 and February 29, 2024.What: RV Sites, Tent Sites, and Accommodations

What:  RV, Tent and Lodging sites

Stay Dates:  Jan. 15 - Dec. 31, 2024

Reservation must be made between Jan 15 - Feb 29, 2024

Terms and Conditions:

  • Reservations made with $25 deposit offer are subject to a $20 cancellation fee if not cancelled within 5 days of check-in for RV sites and 14 days of check-in for Accommodations.
  • Based on availability
  • Minimum length of stay rules may apply
  • Excludes reservations 28 nights or more
  • Not valid toward existing reservations
  • Offer valid toward 2024 reservations only
  • Offer valid with other discounts including KOA Rewards
  • Reservation must be made between January 15 - February 29th

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Local Area

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America's most visited national park. Area offers many activities including over 800 miles of hiking trails where you can view waterfalls, nature and wildlife. Also offers scenic drives, horseback riding, picnic areas and many opportunities for bicycling, motorcyclists and sports car enthusiasts.




Known for its down-home charm, this world famous 150-acre theme park is as unique as its namesake and owner Dolly Parton. From award-winning shows to educational craft demonstrations and ground-breaking rides and attractions, Dollywood offers something for everyone and every interest, so the whole family can experience the park together. Dollywood also plays host to five seasonal festivals throughout the year ensuring that each visit is a unique bonding experience for families.

2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863




Dollywood's Splash Country

Enjoy a day with your family in one of America's most beautiful water adventure parks. Experience 25 acres of fun! Featuring more than 23 water adventure slides and thrill rides - from the daring drops of RiverRush and Big Bear Plunge to the twisting turns of the Mountain Scream body slide ride, discover family fun water rides and attractions at Dollywood's Splash Country. Toss in two interactive children's playground areas, the Cascades and Little Creek Falls, and you'll find family fun activities for everyone.

2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863




The Island in Pigeon Forge

The Island in Pigeon Forge is packed with things to do in the the Smokies! Come see The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel—it's 200 feet tall with an amazing view of The Great Smoky Mountains! Pull up a rocking chair and enjoy the beautiful Island Show Fountain or check out our retail shops, restaurants and eateries, rides and games, live music, attractions and much more!

131 The Island Drive

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863




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