Quality of Life
Untapped natural beauty.
A great place for business, Campbell County is also an excellent place to live. Tucked between the Cumberland Mountains and the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Campbell County offers a unique quality found only in small communities.
Campbell County offers incredible natural beauty and temperate weather, perfect for every type of outdoor enthusiast. Lakes, rivers, shoreline, mountains, hiking, ATV trails and wildlife of all kinds are all found here.
Antique stores, downtown shops and the well-known Louie Bluie Festival make up the growing artist and culture community. One-of-a-kind restaurants, shops and venues dot the main highway through the county.
Peaceful living surrounded by incredible natural beauty are among the things that residents love.
Campbell County has some of the best natural recreation in Tennessee. Norris Lake, with more than 2,900 square miles of surface area and 800 miles of shoreline, is a paradise for water sports, including swimming, skiing, boating and fishing. Hikers can enjoy the scenic trails of the Cumberland Trail, Cove Lake State Park and Indian Mountain State Park, while off-roaders will find more than 600 miles of trails at Ride Royal Blue.
Considered the "Elk Capital of Tennessee," Campbell County's Hatfield Knob Elk Viewing Tower is situated on thousands of acres that are home to over 500 elk. Two wildlife management areas, North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and Royal Blue WMA, offer 127,000 acres for hiking, fishing and hunting. Royal Blue WMA is home to a substantial population of whitetail deer, wild turkey, beavers and squirrels.
A National Landmark
Campbell County is home to the largest chain of exposed stone chimneys in the nation. Thirty-two distinct chimney formations standing from 100 to 250 feet high grace the north side of McCloud Mountain, which are joined by a walkway that allows all to enjoy this natural wonder.