5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Tent for Camping in the Smoky Mountains

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Tent for Camping in the Smoky Mountains

Whether you are new to tent camping or ready to replace your existing tent, there are some important features to consider when purchasing a tent! After all, you want to make the most of your experience at the Pigeon River Campground and be perfectly comfortable throughout your stay! Here are the top 5 things to consider when choosing a tent for camping in the Smoky Mountains:…

Top 7 Ideas for Meals When Camping in the Smoky Mountains

Top 7 Ideas for Meals When Camping in the Smoky Mountains

You have all your stuff packed: tent, sleeping bags, and toiletries. But are you wondering what you’re going to eat while you’re staying at our campground? Don’t worry about it! We’re here to share some ideas for meals when camping with us! They’re easy and perfect for cooking over the fire! Here are the top 7 ideas for meals when camping in the Smoky Mountains:…

4 Fun Night Activities to Do at Our Campground in the Smoky Mountains

4 Fun Night Activities to Do at Our Campground in the Smoky Mountains

When the sun sets after another action-packed day in the Smokies, this doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! In fact, the evening hours are often some of the most memorable times when you stay at our campground! After cooking up a delicious dinner on the grill at your campsite, wind down in the evening with all types of fun activities. Here are just 4 fun activities to do at night at our campground in the Smoky Mountains:…

Top 5 Reasons Why Camping in the Smoky Mountains is Better Than a Hotel

Top 5 Reasons Why Camping in the Smoky Mountains is Better Than a Hotel

If you truly want to experience the majestic beauty of the Smokies, there is no better way to spend your vacation than camping out under the stars! While a hotel room may have fancy amenities, they are missing all of the ambiance that makes you want to visit the Smoky Mountains in the first place! Here are the top 5 reasons why camping in the Smoky Mountains is better than staying in a hotel:

6 Tips for Making S’mores Over the Campfire at Our Tennessee Campground

6 Tips for Making S’mores Over the Campfire at Our Tennessee Campground

One of the fun activities that you can enjoy while staying at the Pigeon River Campground is gathering around the fire pit in the evening! Of course, no campfire experience is complete without roasting marshmallows and preparing s’mores! While the basic idea is as simple as putting a marshmallow on a stick and toasting it, there are several things you can do to create the best s’mores possible! Here are 6 tips on how to make s’mores over the campfire at our Tennessee Campground:

Top 4 Reasons Why Camping in the Smoky Mountains is Good for Your Health

Top 4 Reasons Why Camping in the Smoky Mountains is Good for Your Health

Pigeon River Campground offers the perfect opportunity for your family to enjoy a variety of fun activities while camping, including volleyball, horseshoes, cornhole and even a refreshing swimming pool during the summer months. While you probably know that camping in the Smoky Mountains is a great way to experience the outdoors and all these fun activities, you might be surprised to know that there are many health benefits as well! Here are the top 4 reasons why camping in the Smoky Mountains is good for your health:…

Top 5 Places to go Hiking in the Smokies Near Our Campground

Top 5 Places to go Hiking in the Smokies Near Our Campground

There’s no better way to experience the beauty of the Smokies than to hike right through them! Whether you’re traveling through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park or one of the numerous national forests nearby, there are plenty of trails for you to choose from! To help you plan for your trip, here are some of the top places to go hiking in the Smokies near our campground….

Top 4 Reasons to Plan a Trip to Our Campground in the Smoky Mountains Early

Top 4 Reasons to Plan a Trip to Our Campground in the Smoky Mountains Early

While you might be experiencing cold temperatures or even snow on the ground, it is never too early to start thinking about your spring camping trip to the Pigeon River Campground! After all, our campground opens for the season in mid-March, which will be here before you know it! Here are the top 4 reasons to plan your trip to our campground in the Smoky Mountains early:…