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Piney Campground at Land Between the Lakes

Campground or RV Park
Land Between the Lakes staff

Piney Campground offers 384 well-defined lake front and wooded sites with 283 electrical hookups, 44 sites with electric, water, and sewer, and 57 primitive sites. Most sites are capable of handling large motor homes and campers. Campers have access to modern facilities, including a swimming beach area, archery range, ball field, bike trails, a campfire theater, hiking trails, two boat ramps, and a fishing pier. Piney also has 9 primitive cabins available for nightly rental. In addition, the summer season offers daily recreation programs for all ages. Since 1973 in mid-September Piney holds its popular Camper’s Fair with a variety of activities including a campers’ flea market and dealer showcase of new RVs, fifth wheels, and motor homes. It is open to the public during the weekend.

Season: March 1 through November 30

Amenities: The newly renovated Piney Outpost provides campers a place to purchase food and drinks, ice, firewood, tick repellent, limited camping supplies, and other perishable goods. Soft drink machines are located behind the gatehouse and some shower buildings. Washers and dryers are available at Areas B, C, and D shower buildings.

NEW Archery Target Range: Three targets at 10, 30, and 40 yards. Archery target practice is permitted in designated areas only. Field tips only.

Cabins at Piney. Bring your own linens, we have the beds.
Cabins: One room cabins sleep four. They include one double bed, one bunk bed, a ceiling fan with light, small table and chairs, and electrical outlets. Cabins have air conditioners for warmer months, and portable heaters during cooler months upon request. Bring own linens or sleeping bags and pillows. No additional camping units allowed on cabin sites. No pets or smoking in cabins.

Campsite Capacity: Each campsite is limited to two camping units as defined in our general camping regulations — two tents or one wheeled and one tent — and two vehicles.

Fort Henry Trail System: Piney Campground connects to the Fort Henry Trail System where Civil War soldiers traveled to protect Fort Henry, Fort Heiman, and Fort Donelson.

Outpost Hours: April through October
Mon-Wed 9am to 5pm
Thursday 7am to 9pm
Fri-Sat 7am to 11pm
Sunday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Rentals: Bicycles and equipment rentals are available through the Outpost during operating hours only, April through October. Equipment rental reservations are also available. Security and cleaning deposits may be required.

Water: In the spring and fall, water at sites may not be available due to colder temperatures. Water will be available at designated hydrants throughout the campground.


Don’t Move Firewood ~ Protect our National Forests from Invasive Insects and Diseases

Leave firewood at home – do not transport it to campgrounds. Use firewood from local sources.
If you have moved firewood, burn all of it before leaving your campsite.
Campers at Piney can listen to great music throughout the summer!

Driving Directions

Piney Campground is located at 621 Fort Henry Road in Dover, Tennessee, which is accessible from Highway 79. Piney Info and Directions

Eco-Friendly Notes

Piney Campground is part of Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, managed by the US Forest Service. It is part of a 170,000 acre playground in Western Kentucky and Tennessee.

Maximum Campsite Spur Length

28 feet

Maximum Length of Stay Allowed

21 days

Maximum Number of People Cabin or Fire Lookout May Accommodate


Number of Camp Sites


Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are welcomed and must be leashed.


Nightly Fee

$12 - $40


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