Car Camping at Chilhowee

Price: $15.15 /per person


3171 Hwy 64 · Benton, TN

How to find us

Directions From Highway 64/411 intersection, travel east 7 miles, turn onto Forest Road 77, drive 7.5 miles to campground/recreation area.

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This is a dog-friendly car camping trip. Please be aware that in accordance with both the Trail Dames Dog Policy and facility rules, dogs must be leashed at all times.

This is a Cherokee National Forest campground. The group site is large. There is a lake for swimming. There are also a lot of trails accessible from the campground, including Benton Falls.

Please note that your RSVP will not be secure until you have paid for your spot.

Please note the following:
Facility Information
Campfires are permitted in designated fire rings only.
Do not leave fires unattended. They will be extinguished.
Discharging firearms and fireworks is prohibited.
Pets must be on a leash and are not allowed on the beach.
No lifeguards on duty; swim at your own risk.
Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
GPS coordinates will bring you up Benton Springs Rd. This route is not recommended. We recommend using Forest Service Road 77 to reach the recreation area.
The nearest restaurants and/or stores for purchasing supplies are about 14 miles from the campground.
Campground hosts are on site.
Don't Move Firewood: Help protect our forests! Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on site. Moving firewood is illegal in some states. Visit to learn more.
Be Bear Wise: Never leave food out on tables or in the open. Store unattended food in bear-resistant containers, in a vehicle in solid non-pliable material, or suspend food at least ten feet off the ground. Remember to use the bear resistant trash receptacles provided at this facility.