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Cardens Bluff Campground

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About This Campground

National Forest

Cherokee National Forest

Cardens Bluff Campground is open for the 2020 season. At nearly 2,000 feet elevation, Cardens Bluff Campground is located on a peninsula overlooking the 6,430-acre Watauga Lake in Carter County, TN. There are 43 sites, primarily for tent camping. There is a bathhouse with showers and flush toilets.…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Good
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Good

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

17 Reviews of Cardens Bluff Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 1
  • 1
  • 3
  • 11
Holly H.
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2022

Nice lake!

Booked site 13 online for the last weekend before the season ended in October 2021, but the hosts caught us at check-in and moved us to site 32, which was right next to the water. It was really nice and the kids could go splash around in the lake, which they loved. Several groups game by to launch…

Site32
Month of VisitNovember
Boone
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2021

Ideal getaway to Watauga lake

This campground was perfect to bring a smaller RV to be right next to the Watauga lake Marina.

Bathrooms + a shower house was available. 

Gate to enter closes from 10pm - 7am and parking is limited if you have multiple cars. 

Overall great place to go with kids.

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Site29
Month of VisitSeptember
Paul K.
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2021

Noisy camp

Campsite was clean and bathrooms were clean. The noise in this campground carries and makes for a restless night. Ok for one night but would not stay again.

Site16
Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Cardens Bluff Campground is located in Tennessee

Directions

From Elizabethton, TN take US 19E/321 south 5 miles to Hampton. Turn left on 321/67 travel approx. 4 miles to the campground entrance on the left. 

Coordinates

36.3097225 N
82.11527797 W

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