Old Forge Recreation Area

2 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Are you looking for a primitive tent camping experience? Come stay at this small campground located along the banks of Jennings Creek. Large walk-in tent sites are screened by native vegetation. In the early 1900’s, this area was the site of an iron forge. Iron ore was smelted and made into…

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

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

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires


2 Reviews of Old Forge Recreation Area

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Sep. 19, 2018

Small with little amenities

All tent spaces are open with folks near you. Nice little creek but, cold. Each spot has a fire pit with plenty of wood nearby.

Reviewed Sep. 30, 2016

Very wooded tent only primitive campground

Good trails along the rolling hills and creeks. Very simple rustic site with very little facilities. Pros: very wooded and private large campsites, babbling creek, outhouses. Cons: none unless you prefer a more built up campground. FYI: no water so bring treatment methods. Not far from the…


Old Forge Recreation Area is located in Tennessee


From Greeneville, take TN 107 east (off US 11E) for six miles and then follow signs to Horse Creek Recreation Area (approximately two miles). From Horse Creek, turn right onto Forest Road #331 for three miles. The road dead-ends at campground.


36.09245798 N
82.68283 W

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