The RV parks surrounding Knoxville are perfect for campers looking to reconnect with nature. The Two Rivers Landing RV Resort is among the best RV campgrounds in Knoxville. Located 25 miles outside the city on the banks of the French Broad River, this campground is minutes from popular resort towns like Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. You'll find spacious riverfront campsites at this RV park, which offer full hookups that support 30/50 amp electricity and come with a patio and a picnic table. Amenities around camp include a large laundry room and bathrooms. Plan a family reunion at the large onsite clubhouse, or spend your days soaking up the sun poolside.
Adventure seekers looking to camp in the shadow of the Smokies should park their rig at the Big Meadow Family Campground in Townsend. Perched right on the edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this peaceful RV park provides over 70 paved sites with full or partial hookups. There are lots of classic campground activities at this RV park—toast marshmallows at the communal fire pit or test out your throwing arm with a game of cornhole. The campground is well-equipped too, with a laundry room, showers, restrooms, and a dog park.
Alternatively, you might be looking for a campground as close to the city as possible, in which case check out the Clinton/ Knoxville North KOA. Situated less than 30 minutes from downtown, this KOA has sites with full hookups and pull-through access for large motorhomes and trailers. Campers will also have access to a laundry room, showers, and an enclosed dog run. If you're looking for something to do nearby, great local attractions like the Museum of Appalachia and Norris Dam State Park are just 5 minutes away.