The Ridge Outdoor Resort

Covid-19 Concerns & Openings

The Ridge Outdoor Resort

The Ridge Outdoor Resort is unique in its lodging atmosphere of being an Outdoor Resort in the Great Smokies Mountains. While there are many concerns over the Covid-19 virus, we offer a comfortable alternative with our RV Camping and Luxury Glamping accommodations. Our Resort is situated on 50 private acres where you can choose the amount of contact you have or don’t with other Ridge guests. The Ridge has implemented additional policies to make our guests feel safer while vacationing in the Great Smoky Mountains. 


Cleanliness at The Ridge

We pride ourselves on our cleaning standards at The Ridge. Be certain, our staff is going above and beyond with even more comprehensive cleaning and sanitizing procedures, while keeping your comfort and safety a top priority.

Relaxed Cancellation Policy

We are relaxing our normal cancellation policy and period thru this event. We are dedicated to providing top guest service and working with you through the uncertainty of your travel dates. Please call our office to speak with Guest Services concerning cancellation.

Virtual Check-In - Our staff will go over with each guest
  1. RV Sites: Upon arrival your check in packet will be waiting for you with your Registration Packet.
  2. Tiny Homes: Our office will call you with your entry code and your Registration Packet will be inside your reserved Tiny Home Camping.
  3. Canvas Tents: Your tent will be unlocked with your key and Registration Packet inside your Luxury Tent.
Resort Updates due to Covid-19

Thru the month of April our amenities are closed to abide by the CDC social distancing guidelines.The Lodge is currently closed as well, which includes: Virtual Golf, Kid’s Crafts and Fitness Center. The laundry facility is open.

We apologize for any inconvenience these policies might cause our guests, but at this time they are necessary. The Ridge is committed to providing every guest with an exceptional Smoky Mountain Camping and Resort Experience. 

Open Businesses in the Smoky Mountain Area

The following businesses have shared official re-opening dates. They could be subject to change, we recommend contacting them directly for specifics. 

Smoky Mountain Restaurants: 

Brick and Spoon Pigeon Forge : Now Open 

Smokies Cuban Cafe: Now Open

Mel’s Diner: Now Open

The Red Tomato: Now Open

Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant: April 29

Local Goat: May 1

Mellow Mushroom: May 1

Timberwood Grill: May 1

Harpoon Harry’s: May 1

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen: May 1

Reagan’s House of Pancakes: April 29

Preacher’s Smokehouse: April 30

Hot Diggity Dawg: May 1

Smoky Mountain Attractions:

The Island in Pigeon Forge: May 1


We will keep this list updated as we find out new dates of Smoky Mountain Attractions, Shops and Eateries. 

Experience The Ridge

The Ridge Outdoor Resort is the #1 Smoky Mountain Outdoor & RV Resort. Located in the Heart of the Great Smoky Mountain, featuring Top Amenities and Family Friendly Resort Activities.