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Smoky Mountain National Park, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auburn, Indiana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed one night here on a recent trip to the area. My wife is always apprehensive about tent camping where there are no shower houses but she agreed since it was the last night of our trip. Boy was she glad we did!! When we arrived we apparently lucked out as the ranger told us he just had a... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Smoky Mountains are beautiful enough, but when you add a wooded campsite with a the Little River flowing directly behind it...then that is perfect. We stayed in C loop and it was just awesome. the kids had a great time rafting and playing in the river (shallow). The location of Elkmont compared to other Smoky campgrounds is excellent very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stayed at Elkmont for the first time and really enjoyed it. We had a site beside the river and enjoyed the sound of rushing water. The bathhouses and garbage receptacles were convenient to each site. The campground was clean. If you can brave the cold water, bring your own tube to enjoy floating down the river.... More

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Atlanta,GA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I started camping here with my parents in the 1970's and now come back every year with my own kids. Not much has changed and that's a good thing because this place is truly special. The Little River flows through the middle of Elkmont and is one of the prettiest streams I have encountered in my many travels around the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tent camp so this review is aimed at those who do that versus RV camp. I also camp with my three kids so it is also targeted to families. This is a beautiful part of the Smokies and a one of a kind location. The tent pads and picnic tables are well maintained. The firepits have a grill if... More

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Knoxville
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in group site 3 for a weekend. This is the smallest group site of the four, but was big enough for 2 large tents and several hammocks. The group circle is away from the standard sites, and it was nice feeling a little more secluded. Parking spaces for 5-6 vehicles.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights at the campground. We had a campsite right on the river on the G Loop. Beautiful sites, with plenty of space to move and hang hammocks, and shade. Bathrooms were clean and staff friendly and helpful. They gave us info on a great hike.. We did see a bear with three cubs and throughout our stay,... More

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Tennessee
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48 reviews 48 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We camped in G Loop in mid-July 2014. It is difficult to evaluate Elkmont campground because it has both strong positives and some negatives--and sadly, most of the negatives could easily be fixed. First the positives: The campground is in a perfect central location to explore most of the park and the area is beautiful. Many of the sites are... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been using this campsite for 4-5 years and love it! We are tent campers and this place has great level sites and clean bathrooms. The staff are friendly and informative. The bonus is the ghost town within a 5 min walk! We love it! If you stay here you have to check out the old town of Elkmont,... More

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Fairfield, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Loved the campground and national park. Sites had shade and space, and many were along the river. No electric hookups or showers, but bathrooms were well equipped and clean. I was there with a group, and we rented the clubhouse. The fireflies were outstanding.

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Address: Smoky Mountain National Park, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Location: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Also Known As:
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