Activities and Amenities
ATTENTION:: The A Loop Restroom may not be available when the campground opens due to delays in finishing the sewer line work that is under contract. Restrooms will be available in the other loops. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
INDIAN BOUNDARY, TN
part ofCherokee National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Sun Nov 08 2015 Season Dates
OverviewIndian Boundary Recreation Area is the crown jewel of the South Zone of the Cherokee National Forest on the Tellico Ranger District. This family-oriented campground offers a swim beach and picnic area with grills and an accessible picnic pavilion, as well as a fantastic, 3.2-mile hiking and biking trail around the lake. Spectacular mountain views, glimpses of wildlife, and a peaceful setting await visitors who come to Indian Boundary.
Indian Boundary Lake covers 96 acres at an elevation of 1,560 feet, and sits among hardwoods and pines. At the lake, visitors enjoy watching beaver that inhabit an adjacent pond, identifying several species of ducks and other waterfowl and trying their luck at catching bass, sunfish and catfish.
Opportunities abound for fishing, swimming, boating, wildlife viewing and scenic driving. Other popular activities include hiking and biking the trail around Indian Boundary Lake.
The 87-site campground has electric hookups, water faucets throughout the campground, grills, picnic tables and lantern posts. Modern restrooms add to the comfort of visitors in this natural setting.
The campground is two miles off the Cherohala Skyway, a 43-mile National Scenic Byway that stretches from Tellico Plains, Tennessee, to Robbinsville, North Carolina.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Due to the infestation of the Emerald ash borer, Asian long-horned beetle, and Sirex woodwasp, Monroe County is quarantined. You can bring firewood, but you are not allowed to take it out of Monroe County. If you do not live in Monroe County, you must leave your wood. This will assist in spreading these insects to counties that are not infested.
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From I-75 at Sweetwater, Tennessee, take State Route 68 to Tellico Plains.
From Highway 68 in Tellico Plains, take Highway 165 (Cherohala Skyway) east for 16 miles. Turn left onto Forest Development Road 345 and travel 2 miles to the entrance.
Mailing Address:INDIAN BOUNDARY
Phone Number:Project Office: (423)253-8400