Baby Llamas are here! See them while camping with us! We are open all year!

"Explore the natural beauty of the Tennessee Valley in a pastoral farm setting surrounded by the beauty & grace of llamas."  

About Us

Meet Your Campground Hosts

Enjoy camping at our campground where you are surrounded by llamas & other unique animals.  We have raised llamas for many years now.  Building this unique and intimate campground surrounded by beautiful llamas and infused with storytelling, fiber arts, and local historical culture has been a labor of love for us.  Please join us as we continue adding amenities to the park to make your stay enjoyable, educational, and unique. You can find us by googling rv parks near me or campgrounds near me. Look forward to seeing you,

Jerry & Carolyn

Enjoy a "Storytelling Llama Hike on the Farm or a Llama Trek in the nearby Mountains!"

Our campground is near the Storytelling capital of the world in Jonesborough, TN.  To help people celebrate and learn about local history and cultural heritage, our campground offers "Storytelling Llama Hikes" on the farm or a longer hike called a "trek" only a 15 minute drive to the mountains in the Cherokee National Forest. Enjoy picking out your favorite llamas and hit the trail hearing stories about "Blossom, the Toesucking Pig", and other humorous stories about the farm including local history & legends.  The llamas will carry your personal items including snacks & drinks for the hike.  Scheduled hikes and tickets are available in the camp office.  Prices are on the Activities page. Campers will receive a discount price.  

Take weekend art classes from a local artist, Ms. Carolyn.

Each Saturday, Ms. Carolyn will be teaching various art classes including spinning, weaving, drawing, and painting.  You will learn the techniques of fiber art using fiber from the llamas & Angora goats on the farm.  The classes are open to campers & the public.  Campers will receive a discount price for the classes.

Why Stay at our Campground

Centrally located as a perfect "Base Camp" for Local Adventures & Day Trips

Come explore the natural beauty and history of the Tennessee Valley nestled between the Cherokee National Forest and the Great Smoky Mountains.  The Lazy Llama Campground is centrally located to serve as a "base camp" for a scenic drive through the mountains, solitude on a backcountry trail, the thrill of whitewater, a night under the stars, or an opportunity to catch wild trout.

A Short Drive to Nascar's Bristol Motor Speedway and the National Storytelling Festival in October.

Our campground is only about 45 minutes from the NASCAR Bristol Race twice per year and only 15 minutes to the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee.  It's also a short drive to Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge, Asheville, North Carolina, and the Virginia Creeper Trail.

Or.... Just Hang out on a Working Llama Farm

Actually, you don't have to leave the campground to enjoy your time in East Tennessee.  We have a large herd of beautiful llamas to enjoy, a large dog walk area, a baseball park, a mile of easy walking trails inside the llama pastures & woods, and special events throughout the camping season including professional storytellers, mountain music, fiber art classes, Storytelling Llama Hikes, and many activities for the entire family. Check out our video of the farm & campground at......
 

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Area Activities in Nature

Whitewater Rafting

There are several whitewater adventures within a short drive from our campground.  You can ride Class II,III, and IV rapids through the Nolichucky River Gorge, the French Broad River, and the Pigeon River.

The Nolichucky River Gorge is one of the most beautiful and adventurous rivers in the entire Southeast.  It provides rafters with an authentic river experience, far-removed in the wilderness, floating on a free-flowing river.  The river's white waters wind through one of the deepest gorge in the eastern portion of the United States.  It features steep slopes & cliffs that climb more than 2,000 feet, offering adrenaline-charged rafting in the middle of absolutely gorgeous scenery.  Check for brochures in the campground office.



Hiking, Backpacking, or better yet...Llama Hiking

Explore the natural beauty of the Cherokee National Forest, located in the Southern Appalachian Mountains of East Tennessee.  Hiking trails are plentiful in and around our campground.  You can hike the llama trails on the farm or take a short drive to several trails in the Cherokee National Forest, the Appalachian Trail, or trails in the Smoky Mountains.  Additional information can be found in the Llama Store/Office.

Mountain Biking or Road Biking

There are many biking trails in this area from mountain biking trails, paved road trails, to Rails to Trails.  You can follow many road trails straight out of the campground or drive a short distance to the Tweetsie Trail in Johnson City or the Virginia Creeper near Abington.  If biking is your niche, our campground is a great place to stay.........

A Golfing Mecca

Twin Creeks Golf Course

90 Chuckey Hwy,
        Chuckey, Tennessee 37641
(423) 257-5192


Twin Creeks is less than one mile from the campground.   This golf course is an 18-hole regulation length golf course in  Chuckey, Tennessee. This medium-length layout has 3 sets of teeboxes for  a fun, but challenging golfing experience. The front 9 is a tight, fun to play layout in  which two converging creeks comes into play on five of  the nine holes. The back nine is longer, but more forgiving due to the  openness of the layout.  

Graysburg Hills Golf Course

910 Graysburg Hills Rd,
Chuckey, Tennessee 37641
(423) 234-8061

Graysburg Hills is about 10 miles from the campground.  This 27 hole course is a family owned and operated course  which opened for play in 1978. The Knobs and Fodderstack Nines were  designed  by Rees Jones, recognized today as one of America’s leading  golf course architects. The Chimney Top Nine was designed by Edward  Lawrence Packard and opened for play in 1994.  The course has bent  grass greens, riviera bermuda grass fairways, a continous golf car path  system thorough out the 27 hole course. There are 100 sand bunkers and  six water hazards to challenge  your accuracy and skill. 

Andrew Johnson Golf Course

615 Lick Hollow Rd,
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423) 636-1476

The Andrew  Johnson Golf Club is 13 miles from the campground.  It is an 18 hole public facility including a driving  range, practice green and snack bar. Our course architect was Robert C.  Walker. The  course is open and player friendly. Everyone from beginners to  experienced golfers will find this course a pleasure to play. Water  comes into play on three holes, but with well-placed shots it should not  interfere with play. (However it will make you think about it) Each 9  plays differently. The front 9 requires more placement type of shots,  while the back 9 allows you to fire away with each club. 

The Crossings Golf Club

  2585 Highway 81 N,
     Jonesborough, Tennessee 37659
(423) 348-8855

 The Crossings Golf Course is 16 miles from the campground.  Located in the rolling hills of East Tennessee just minutes from the  historic town of Jonesborough, you will find The Crossings Golf Club.  The Crossings features a practice facility with a driving range,  practice bunkers and a chipping and putting green. Nestled into  the countryside as if it has been there since the game began, The  Crossings invites you to an enjoyable and challenging round of golf. 

Nolichucky View Golf Club

 5605 Asheville Hwy,
Greeneville, TN 37743  
(423) 638-7888

 Nolichucky View Golf Course is 16 miles from the campground.   They invite you to  enjoy extraordinary golf in the foothills of the Appalachians at one of  the most scenic and challenging courses in Northeast Tennessee.  The  Course meanders along the banks of the Nolichuckey River, providing  spectacular views and peaceful river inlets against majestic mountain  ranges. The course is 18 holes and open to the public.

Pine Oaks Golf Course

1709 Buffalo Rd,
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 434-6250

Pine Oaks is 22 miles from the campground.  The course is located in Johnson City and near the  mountains of East  Tennessee.  It has been a favorite of locals for years. Quality course  conditions, low rates, scenic mountain views and a course design  suitable to golfers of all skill levels are but a few of the reasons for  the continued popularity of Pine Oaks.  Combine this with a convenient  location, well stocked pro shop and a friendly staff focused on meeting  your needs and you have all the essentials most are looking for in their  next round of golf. 

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