Lazy Llama Campground

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405 Chuckey Ruritan Road South, , Chuckey, TN, 37641

Explore the natural beauty of the Tennessee Valley in a pastoral farm setting surrounded by the beauty & grace of llamas.  The Lazy Llama Campground is a unique new family owned and operated campground in Northeast Tennessee.  The campground is part of a 22-acre llama farm which is home to over 40 llamas and various other livestock including miniature donkeys and friendly emus.  It features 31 campsites nestled among several large 40+ year-old maple trees.  Most of the sites are big-rig friendly including six 35' x 75'-100' pull-through accessible. The park provides free excellent WiFi (150 mbps), sewer, water, and 50/30/20 amp electrical service at all sites.  We are pet-friendly of course with large green space to walk your dogs. 

Unique Activities 

The park includes llama trails through the woods and pastures for walking among the animals on the farm, Storytelling Llama Hikes, and llama activities. The park is considered "artsy" with spinning, weaving, drawing, painting, stained glass classes offered each weekend by the resident artist and co-owner, Ms. Carolyn. 

Local attractions include:

  • Storytelling Capital of the World (Jonesborough, TN) 14 miles
  • NASCAR Bristol Race Track (Bristol, TN) 43 miles
  • Davy Crockett Birthplace Park (Limestone, TN) 3 miles
  • Home of President Andrew Johnson (Greeneville, TN) 6 miles
  • Biltmore Estate (Asheville, NC) 65 miles
  • Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge, TN) 65 miles
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park - 65 miles
  • Cherokee National Forest for Serious Hiking - 10 miles
  • Sugar & Beech Mountains Ski Resorts - 65 miles

With plenty to do, see and enjoy while at the Lazy Llama Campground, you're sure to have an amazing time. Hope to see you soon!

RV Site

No tent camping on sites. NO increased rates for holiday weekends, Bristol races, or special events. THREE-DAY MINIMUM STAY required for Memorial Day Weekend, Fourth of July Weekend, Labor Day Weekend, and the Bristol Races.

Discount clubs require an ID number. The campground will check your ID when you arrive.

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Classic Back-In - 20/30/50 Amps $38.00 $195.00 Choose Your Site
Deluxe Back-In - 20/30/50 Amps $40.00 $230.00 Choose Your Site
Premium Pull-Thru - 20/30/50 Amps $42.00 $230.00 Choose Your Site
Signature Pull-Thru - 20/30/50 Amps $45.00 $250.00 Choose Your Site

20 Amps

30 Amps

50 Amps

Big Rig Friendly

Gasoline Nearby

Pet Friendly

Sewer Hookups

Slide Outs

Trash Service

Trek-in > 1.5m

Water Hookups


Gravel Roads

RV Hookup

Hike / Bike Campsites


Historic Sightseeing

Scenic Drives


Good Sam

Military Discount

Good Sam

Military (Active or Retired)

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Overall Rating: 5.0

Kay & Rick Straky

Great long, level spots. Pull-throughs have wonderful view of the llama pastures.

Mary Cutaiar

We spent 3 nights there and loved it all. We had a premium pull-through site and it was long and wide we felt like we had plenty of room. The Llama-mat (laundry) is brand new and a pleasure be in. The owners are installing a bathhouse in this building as well. We were fortunate enough to get an extremely educational tour of the farm and meet the llamas-my favorite part. We loved our stay and will return for a visit!

Steve Haines

Had a wonderful one night (too short) stay. Played with and fed goats, horse, donkey and saw adorable Lama’s. Super hosts! Worth the trip.

Sandra Hyder

This is an amazing campground ,We took our 10 year old and she loved the wagon ride and got to experience a baby Lama right after it was borned the area close by has a lot history there also museum's,zoo We fully enjoyed our stay

Chuck Larson

We did not have a picnic table, but otherwise we enjoyed our stay.

Jim and Sharon Daniel

Great place, relaxing, clean, friendly. Wouldn’t mind staying there For an extended stay.

Bernadette Varelli

We just returned home from a stay at Lazy Llama Campground. The owners and staff were so very helpful and did everything they could so our visit was enjoyable. Beautiful campground, relaxing, and the llamas were amazing. Our granddaughter fell in love with Iceman! We met some very nice people while we were there. Thank you for everything!!

Ronnie Nanney

Campground very nice, Jerry and his wife are very nice people to talk to and very helpful with whatever you need the llama’s up close is a very nice touch to the camping experience would definitely stay there again

Larry Wilson

We stayed here over the 4th of July weekend at a pull thru site. The campground was immaculate. The campground owner Jerry was extremely nice and helpful. He took the time to show us the new bathhouse he was building and explained their future plans. Jerry also took several campers on a tour to meet the llamas up close and personal. What beautiful and fantastic animals. We absolutely enjoyed our stay here. I would give 10 stars if I could.

Diane Cuomo

We had a great time at the Lazy Llama Campground. We really enjoyed the activities offered on site. The spinning class was very interesting. She is so talented and her gift shop was really cute. I purchased a beautiful embroderiey denim shirt with a llama on it. The hay ride through the property allowed you to get close up to the llamas. This was a great opportunity for pictures. The owners are really putting alot of love into this place. We will definitely be going back.

Ric Fritz

You could not find a more hospitable owner. The camping spaces were wide and easy to access and the campground is quite and well maintained. It is located in a great location to get to places in eastern TN. It is just a couple of minutes from historic Greeneville and Jonesborough (both downtowns are must visits), 1 hour from Gaitlinburg, 45 min to Bristol, just over an hour to Asheville, NC.

Jackie Blankenship

The campground is just outside of Greeneville, TN. Entry is a fairly steep gravel incline. Pull-thru sites are tiered and face the llamas in the field. FHU, fairly level gravel sites, WiFi was good and so was OTA TV. Water pressure is high so you will need a regulator. Jerry, the owner, and the campground hosts Bill and Kelly are great and will ensure that your stay is enjoyable. This is a fairly new campground and improvements are being done daily. Bath house and Landry being built now. Scenery is lovely and campground is peaceful and quiet. Highly recommend this campground and would definitely return. We camped at Lazy Llama Campground April 29 they May 3rd for our 14th anniversary in 42ft Fifth Wheel on site 31.Jackie and Debi

Richard Cox

Excellent campground...very clean, quiet, well planned. Owners were very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. The llamas were fun to watch. Definitely will stay there again.

Eva Wehrle

Wonderful, quiet and restful. Very clean place. Great people

Catherine Greear

Absolutely loved our stay at the Lazy Llama Campground! The owners are super friendly and very attentive. We didn’t have a water pressure reducer and they let us borrow and now we know to add that to our camping supplies. The art class was spinning and my grandson and myself enjoyed very much! My only suggestion would be for the host camper’s Site to be marked just encase there was an emergent situation. But we will definitely comeback to this peaceful and well running campground!

Brooke Smith

Absolutely peaceful! The owners are wonderful, kind and very friendly! The campground is beautiful, clean and quiet! We really enjoyed our weekend and look forward to staying there again real soon!

Richard Gaswint

The Lazy Llama campground is fantastically fun and interesting place to camp. Jerry and Carolyn are great hosts and asked several times if we were happy and having a good time. They directed us to several interesting places to go see and suggested other places to visit at a future date. The Llamas are the topping on a great cake.

Cary Holman

Very nice campground. Full hookups. Quiet, but minutes from lots of shopping. Wonderful owners. Very friendly. Seeing the llamas was fun. Lots of sites to see nearby.

Jon Jacek

Great cozy & quiet campground to stay at, sites were very nice and accommodating for larger rigs. The owner/host Jerry was an absolute pleasure to work with, couldn't ask for a better host! Wish we had more time to take advantage of all the activities they offer, but we'll try again next time.

Adam Greene

Camp sites are large. The pull through sites are gigantic. Its in a great spot jist far enough off the highway where you get the views without the noise. Just five minutes from shopping and eating. There are gas stations within 2 miles and a dollar general. U can hear the crickets at night because its so quiet. Internet is really great. Full hookups. Friendly people.

Tyna Woods

Super cute camp ground amongst the rolling green hills. The owner, Jerry was very accommodating as we blew a tire out on I-81 and we were late checking in. (Also got caught in 5-10 MPH traffic on Interstate). Pricing was VERY reasonable. We visited on a NASCAR weekend and he did not raise the rates.

Maria Laughter

We spent two nights here and it was a great and unique experience! The sites are easy to access and very spacious. There is a very generous dog walk area and the views are gorgeous of the Tennessee hills. The campground is also very tranquil and quiet. This campground is newly opened and a work in progress and we can't wait to return and watch it evolve. We had the absolute best hosts/customer service bar none of any campground we've ever camped in from the ease of the reservation system all the way to the personal greeting received from the owners when we arrived. Plus, the llamas are just adorable!!

Davina B

My brother and I had an excellent time camping here! Jerry and his staff members have a great thing going and we were pleasantly surprised by the whole campground. The area is super spacious and green, so we ended up taking a ton of nature walks, and when his wife joined us, we had picnics, Frisbee games and watched every sunset. Very fun. Plus, we spent some time with the llamas, golfed, river rafted and did a ton of hiking up their main trail. And the site was clean and pretty well-managed. Overall, such a great experience. Will return soon!

Campground Response

Thank you so much for your feedback, Davina. We appreciate your feedback!

405 Chuckey Ruritan Road South, , Chuckey, TN, 37641

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Looking for fun activities and attractions just beyond the campground? Here are some camper favorites!

  • Storytelling Capital of the World (Jonesborough, TN) 14 miles
  • NASCAR Bristol Race Track (Bristol, TN) 43 miles
  • Davy Crockett Birthplace Park (Limestone, TN) 3 miles
  • Home of President Andrew Johnson (Greeneville, TN) 6 miles
  • Biltmore Estate (Asheville, NC) 65 miles
  • Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge, TN) 65 miles
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park - 65 miles
  • Cherokee National Forest for Serious Hiking - 10 miles
  • Sugar & Beech Mountains Ski Resorts - 65 miles

Safety of Children

Children are welcomed to the campground! Parents/grandparents are responsible for the conduct of their children at all times. Children age 10 and under must be supervised by adults at all times, and children under 16 are not allowed on the llama trails unless accompanied by an adult. Jerry is a retired high school principal and will not hesitate to use his respectful but loud "principal" voice if needed. :-)

Pet Friendly Rules

Some visitors enjoy sharing the joys of camping with their pets. We welcome good mannered pets. Good behavior is required. Pets of any breed that are hostile or aggressive will be asked to leave the park. Bring the leash. Pets must be kept on leashes no longer than 6 feet when outside their owners' vehicles. Do not leave a pet unattended. Pet enclosures are allowed as long as owners are near their pets. Please be courteous to other RVerʼs. Constant barking bothers other campers. If your pet is too noisy, you will need to find other accommodations with no refunds. Please pick up after your pet. Scoop the poop. We have plastic bags and disposal receptacles for your convenience. We have a large area for you to walk your pets. For the safety of your pets and our llamas, No pets are allowed inside the llama pastures and llama trails.

Check-In/Check-Out/Quiet Hours

Check-In: 2:00 pm - Check-Out: 12:00 noon. Quiet Hours: 10:00 pm to 8:00 am.

Registration & Fees

*Fees are payable in advance at the office during regular business hours or online. Campground discounts are only available via phone. Online registration is done by a third party administrator who is not able to apply discounts. Campground discounts cannot be applied after registration is made online. Moving from assigned space must be approved by office. If you wish to stay an additional day or delay your departure, please check with the office to see if incoming reservations have been assigned to your site. You must re-register by 10:00 am. Re-registration may not be guaranteed due to previous registrations for site.