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Anchor Down RV resort is a gorgeous campground located in Dandridge, TN. It has beautiful views of Douglas Lake where you can rent kayaks, lay out on the beach, or go down the huge water slide! It’s the perfect retreat for your next family vacation!
Whether you’re camping with your kids, the entire family or just you and the pups – Anchor Down is the perfect getaway! There’s so much to do at the resort you won’t get bored.
Or if you’re up for a little adventure it’s close to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, and Pigeon Forge. Dandridge is one of those small towns that’s close to a lot of things. It’s a great place to stay if you want to make day trips to explore.
Or stay and relax in the pool area, check out the pickle ball courts, stretch your legs on the walking trail, or relax with family around the fire pit.
What to expect when arriving at Anchor Down
As we entered the park we were greeted enthusiastically by the friendly staff. She handed us our paperwork and directed us to our campsite.
When I say this campground was gorgeous, it was breathtakingly beautiful and so clean! As we drove to our site, we passed site after site that had magnificent pavers and some with a stone fireplace! The grounds were so green and so well taken care of!
While looking out at the lake, it had gorgeous views of the great smoky mountains in the background. Check out the video below for our amazing views! We would love it if you’d subscribe to our YouTube Channel On A Permanent Vacation.
We were one row away from the lake and the campsite across from us was empty so we had beautiful lake views the entire trip! Also we only booked our spot 2 days in advance because we went to Anchor Down on a whim and our neighbors said we got super lucky because they had to book 1 year in advance!
Our site was #132, it was a pull through site, full hookups and only $59 per night. It was such a steal for this great site! Plenty of room for our big rig. I can’t wait to come back, but for a much longer trip! Hopefully we’ll be able to get one of the lake view sites next time!
Book a site here, but hurry because it’s almost all booked for 2022.
- 170 sites
- 30 & 50 amp service
- Basketball courts
- Bath House with private bathrooms
- Boat ramp – boat, jet ski, kayak & paddle board rentals
- Buddy sites
- Cable tv hookup
- Camp Store
- Concrete pads
- Covered Pavilion with grills
- Fire pits & outdoor fireplaces
- Free wifi
- Full hookups
- GaGa Ball
- Golf cart rentals
- Lake swimming
- Laundry facility
- Dog park
- Trash pickup (this was awesome!)
- Golf cart & walking trail
- Pickleball court
- Picnic tables
- Pool with waterslide
- Kiddie Pool
Things to do around Anchor Down RV Resort
- Pigeon Forge
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park
- Douglas Lake and Douglas Dam
- Dolly Parton Stampede Dinner Show
- Fishing Charters
- Historic Dandridge
We loved the rv park and so did the pups! We took them to the dog park every day. Hopefully next time we’ll have the pups trained to ride on the golf carts haha.
There was plenty of room between us and the next site to set up our awning and an additional table to cook on. The family next to us had a bunch of people over (probably around 10) and they still had plenty of room!
This place has the luxury RV resort feel without the price tag!
Prior to going to Anchor Down the only other placed we’d taken our Cedar Creek 5th Wheel was to Guist Creek Marina and Campground. These are drastically different and we loved both! They just had different amenities and vibes, along with a different price tag haha!