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Melton Hill Dam Campground

Campground or RV Park

Located at TVA's Melton Hill Dam in Lenoir City Tennessee, the campground offers a variety of ameneties to meet every camping need, including four ADA accessible sites. The area adjacent to the campground includes a public boat ramp, day use, picnic, and swim areas.


TVA's Melton Hill Campground is located in Loudoun Co. TN, upstream of the Melton Hill Dam. The campground is a demonstration site for clean energy, which features wind and solar power technology. There are a total of 55 campsites, all equipped with a picnic table, fire pit, and a grill. There are 31 sites that include water and electricity and 4 of them are ADA accessible. The campground also contains 5 RV sites and 9 tent-only sites located near the waterfront. Enjoy a hot shower in one of the two bathhouses located in the center of the campground. Near the swimming area, 2 picnic pavilions are available for the whole family to enjoy. Visit TVA's Day Use Area webpage for reservation information. Additional recreational opportunities include boating, fishing, kayaking, swimming and hiking. Several easy TVA trails offer opportunities for wildlife observation and a walk through an old cemetery!

Visit TVA's campgrounds webpage for more information.

Driving Directions

201 Campground Road, Lenoir City, TN 37771.

Directions - Take exit 364 on Interstate 40, proceed north approximately 0.7 mile and turn east into the Melton Hill Dam Reservation.
Then go about 1.6 miles to campground entrance.

Eco-Friendly Notes

Waste disposal is located between campsites 1-10 and the boat ramp. Place all trash in dumpsters except fish debris. Please contact the campground host on duty for pick up and disposal of fish scraps. Dumping waste or gray water onto the ground is prohibited

Maximum Length of Stay Allowed

From May 1 to Sept. 30, maximum days of stay is 21 consecutive days. From Oct 1 to April 30, maximum stay is 30 days.

Maximum Number of People Cabin or Fire Lookout May Accommodate

8 people

Number of Camp Sites


Pet Friendly Notes

Only 2 pets per campsite are allowed and must be on a leash or caged at all times. Pets are prohibited on beach, adjacent picnic areas and inside bathrooms. Owners must pick up after their pets.


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