Nestled under the pine trees below the TVA Pickwick Dam, on the Tennessee River, near Savannah, the Pickwick Dam Campground offers 86 total, 66 with water/electricity, campsites with incredible views of the Tennessee River and Pickwick Dam. Additional amenities include a dump station, boat ramp, restrooms and showers.
In the mid-1930s, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) constructed this massive dam for flood control, generation of electricity and to provide reliable navigation on the Tennessee River. Below the north side of the dam, an access road leads to an exhibit featuring one of the dam's original turbine blades.
Number of Camp Sites
Maximum Number of People Cabin or Fire Lookout May Accommodate
From $12 to $29 per night
Maximum Length of Stay Allowed
The length of stay is limited to 21 days during the high season (May 1 to Sept 30) and 30 days in the off-season (Oct 1 to April 30, excluding closure dates)
From the junction of Highway 57 and Highway 128, go 1 1/2 mile north on Highway 128 across the dam, then west below the dam. From Savannah, TN, take 128 South, turn right just before the dam.
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
Pet Friendly Notes
Only 2 pets are allowed per campsite. Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet or caged at all times. Pets are prohibited inside the bathrooms.