Fooshee Pass Campground
Fooshee Pass Campground

Fooshee Pass Campground

  • Fooshee Pass Campground is located on Watts Bar Lake. It is a great place to camp and relax, or enjoy the many recreational activities on the lake. Many campers enjoy taking their boat out and skiing, fishing, or just enjoying the lake and the mountains. Many also enjoy canoeing, kayaking, and relaxing on the beach area.


    • Fishing
    • Wildlife Watching



    Fooshee Pass Campground has 55 sites, all sites with water and electricity. Each site also has a picnic table and a fire ring. 30 amp service only at the campground and some sites may require an extra 30 amp extension. There is a boat ramp, playground area, roped off swimming area, bathhouse/restrooms, hot showers and a dump station. We also have a picnic pavilion, picnic tables, grill, fire pits, and handicap facilities.

    Operating Hours

    Campground: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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    Day Use

    There is also a large day use area for a small fee for use of the boat ramp and swimming area.

    Operating Hours

    Day Use: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

  • Campground rules are provided to campers upon check-in. Vista Recreation, in a partnership agreement with the TVA, provides these facilities for your convenience and enjoyment. The successful operation of this area depends on your cooperation and compliance of the following:
    • Check-in time is 1:00 PM; check-out time is 12:00 PM.
    • Sites in the campground are able to be reserved online or by phone.
    • Unattended camping vehicles and equipment cannot be left at a site unless fees are paid. Rented campsites must have a camping unit present to show the site is taken.
    • ADA accessible sites are reserved for persons with a state-issued ADA license plate or mirror tag. The person who has been issued the tag must be occupying the site and may only rent 1 campsite per visit.
    • Campsites are designated as a single unit site (1 RV or 1 tent). For campers under the age of 18, a tent (small or medium) is allowed for immediate family living in the same household.
    • Camping is permitted at designated (numbered) sites only. A maximum of 8 people are allowed per campsite. Designated non-profit groups, such as scout troops or church groups, will be allowed some exemptions.
    • Motorized scooters are only allowed for those individuals with mobility impairment. Bicycles, skateboards, or scooter riding is prohibited from dusk to dawn. Safety helmets should be worn. • Visitors are permitted between the hours of 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM
    • Quiet hours are from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM. Disruptive campers may be asked to vacate the campground without reimbursement. Please turn off any music, generators, or disruptive lighting by 10:00 PM.
    • Place all trash in dumpsters located near the general store (except fish debris). Please contact the campground hosts on duty for pick up and disposal of fish debris.
    • Campfires must be contained in metal fire rings. Fire rings may not be moved/relocated. All firewood must be pre-cut and not include construction debris or pallets. No out-of-county firewood is allowed to be brought into the campground. Do not cut, damage, or drive nails into trees. Please do not burn trash in fire rings.
    • Observe posted speed limit signs throughout the campground.
    • All appliances must be kept inside the camping unit (no freezers or refrigerators are to be outside).
    • Satellite dishes, power cords, and pet crates must remain within the impact zone of the campsite.
    • Dumping waste or gray water onto the ground is prohibited.
    • Alcoholic beverages and fireworks are not permitted on TVA property. Firearms are prohibited in recreation areas except in hunting season excursions, and are permissible only if they are unloaded and properly cased. State and federal laws apply.
    • Online reservations require a 2-night minimum stay.
    • Campers who are disruptive, intoxicated, or behaving in an obscene or profane manner will be reported to the TVA Police, asked to vacate the premises without reimbursement, and will be subject to a ban from a facility operated by Vista Recreation in a partnership agreement with TVA.

    Pet Rules:

    • Only 2 pets are allowed per campsite.
    • Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet or crated at all times.
    • A third pet may be approved by management depending upon size and breed.
    • Pets are prohibited inside the restrooms, on the beach, or adjacent picnic areas.
    • Owners must pick up after their pets.
    • Pets cannot be left unattended at the campsite and must accompany their owner when the owner leaves the campground.