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About Us

We truly care about your experience. We are owner operated and there is always one of us on premises to take care of your needs.

Smoky Bear Campground is privately owned by










Barry and Chong O’Leary

and managed by











Patrick O'Leary and Klaire Todd


Our top priority is you, our customer. We do everything we can to make sure that your stay at Smoky Bear is the most enjoyable experience you have ever had camping.
Camping is about taking a break from the stresses of the real world and enjoying the simple, outdoor life. The experiences that you have camping make memories that last a lifetime.

Policies and Rules




Make a reservation by calling 865-436-8372 from 9am to 7pm.
Request a reservation online anytime, day or night, at, and we will get back to you by phone or email.

- We cannot guarantee specific sites on short stays,
however, we will do our best to give you what you ask for.
-Sites, adjacent sites, shade, site location & other special requests will be noted.
- Make your reservation for the entire length of your stay; renewal of your site cannot be guaranteed.

-We are not responsponsible for personal items left behind after check out.


-Smoky Bear Campground accepts cash, Visa, MC, Discover, American Express and Debit Cards – Personal checks are not accepted.

-Deposit:  To guarantee your campsite, a deposit equal to at least your first night will be charged to your credit card at the time you make your reservation. You’ll receive a confirmation email from the campground once your reservation is completed.

-If you arrive with more people than you indicated on your reservation please let us know upon arrival.

-All reservations must come to the office and register before going to your campsite.

Check-in time:
Campsites/Tents After 1:00 pm
        Cabins After 2:00 pm

Check-out time:
Campsites/Tents Before 12:00 pm
        Cabins Before 11:00 am

-Quiet Hours are 10:00 pm – 9:00 am
-On site garbage removal daily until 11:00 am, just leave the garbage bag at the end of your site. DO NOT leave trash out over night.
-Campfires are permitted only in the fire rings, with adult supervision.  Guests are responsible for safely extinguishing campfires before retiring for the night.
-Speed Limit 5 MPH. Please obey ALL traffic signs and rules.
-NO Fireworks within the campground.

Smoky Bear Campground reserves the right of eviction of any guest without refund for non-compliance of policies, rules or regulations.


-Pet owners must clean up after their pets.  Please be considerate of other campers.

-Only non aggressive, quiet pets are permitted per site.

-Pets are not permitted to leave your campsite boundary without supervision, and must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet long at all times.

-Pets that make noise or create any other nuisance must be placed in a local kennel at the pet owner’s expense.

-Pets are prohibited from all public buildings and pool areas.

-No pets allowed in tent sites.

-Cabins: $10 per day fee. 15 pounds max, non-shedding, house-trained.

Office/Camp Store – 9:00am – 7:00pm

Outdoor Pool – Open everyday  10:00am – 10:00pm Seasonal based on weather
Bath House and Laundry Room – 24 hours March thru November

Campground is closed December, January and February 


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