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Shady Oaks Campground

210 Conner Heights Road, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Shady Oaks Campground
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I read the other reviews, but because of the location being right in pigeon forge, and they would accept my Passport America discount, I took a chance on the place. OMG! The campsite we had didn't even have a water faucet. We had to buy another 25 foot hose to reach to the next site. Every day they would make... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Bring your own toilet paper, hand soap, paper towels and cleaner!!! the air conditioned bathroom only had one stall with a latch and one roll of toilet paper. There was no light at night to even show you where it was. The other bathroom never had more than one roll to share between three stalls but most of the time... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It is difficult to go to the Smokies on a tight budget, especially in summer when everything is booked. I found this listing and read the reviews. I didn't send a deposit, just reserved a larger camping cabin over the phone. My requirements were: affordable, kitchenette with fridge, indoor bathroom, off the main drag, a/c,and space enough for two preteen... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Its like this they cant call themselves a family campground. Since they cause more drama on a daily basis than a broadway stage has had from its opening. The old man who runs it don't do anything but yell at anyone for everything. The lady in the chair across from the office is quite older & it dont seem like... More 

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Waverly, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Have you ever made a reservation and regretted your decision? That is exactly what happened to us on our trip to the Shady Oaks Campground in Pigeon Forge. We experienced a dog poop-infested campsite with unsupervised, self-inviting children. Additionally, only a few of our neighbors were campers. Many were seemingly permanent residents of mobile homes or aged campers. After quickly... More 

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Flat Rock, Michigan
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

The website is very much false advertising, when questioned they said the company who created the web site should be contacted and questioned - WTH. The cabin we stayed in was infested with cockroaches,ants and spiders. We had to clean and spray before we would even think about sleeping. It isnt even a campground its a run down trash trailer... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

the website is false advertising, the cabin i stayed in was infested with cockroaches and spiders. It isnt even a campground its a run down trash trailer park. it dosent feel like camping at all the pool is dirty and there is holes in the cabins. there are loose dogs running around from the owners of the trailers. this is... More 

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Havelock, North Carolina, United States
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79 reviews 79 reviews
7 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Part trailer park part campground. May have been good back in the day but not now. Run down campers and trailers. Needs fixing up desperately. No leash and clean up behind pets enforced. Like a dump. Would stay in Gatlinburg but not Pigeon Forge.

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Bolivia, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We were checking out places to tent camp and stopped by. Office smelled of stale smoke and after getting some rate info we went down stairs to use the restrooms. That tells a lot. The bathrooms were filthy with brown filth on the toilet seats and not flushed. The mens room was just as bad with the urinal leaking and... More 

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Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

We lost $50 because we paid before looking. They do not give refunds at all. We should have looked before paying. I felt very uncomfortable so, we drove around and found another campground that was a 1000% nicer.. I feel much safer and cleaner . Shady Oaks is very shady a lot of permanent dwellers that are very run down... More 

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