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Reviewed July 24, 2017

We stayed right on the River. The sound of the water flowing over the rocks was so peaceful and it was just what the Dr. Ordered. We also had an afternoon visit from an Elk who munched on the lush greenery next door. There's also a nice pool and plenty of covered areas to grill and enjoy our meals. We were there in July and were so blessed that the weather was beautiful. It was raining when we checked in, but then it was perfect! Cool nights and warm days that allowed us to swim and play. The store at the Campground offers many items so you don't need to drive into town and the prices are very very fair. Don't leave without having a hand-dipped Ice Cream Cone as you sit in the rocking chairs on the front porch at the Store! Oh, they have CLEAN showers and rest-rooms and a great Laundry Room. We checked in, not knowing anyone, yet we feel like the family at Ela is now our family. GO! You won't be disappointed!

Room Tip: You can Camp in an RV, Tent, or rent a Cabin. If possible, I would rent a cabin on the River. It's wonderful there.
  • Stayed: July 2017, traveled with family
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Paula B, Owner at Ela Campground, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you for staying with us and for your great review.
So glad you enjoyed your visit, and that you got to see the elk.
Looking forward to seeing you next time.

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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

I have taken my Boy Scout Troop to Ela Campground for the past 8-9 years on our whitewater rafting trip! It is the perfect spot! From the cabins to the pool, from the pavilion to the basement kitchen! We all love it! They can play basketball or volleyball, play in the pool or float down the river! The owners and staff are awesome and accommodate our every need! We will stay there for many years to come!

Stayed: July 2017, traveled with friends
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Paula B, Front Office Manager at Ela Campground, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

We are so glad you enjoy your stays here with us.
We love having you guys here, We looked forward to you coming every year!

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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

It's right on the river, cabins are really cute, the owners are absolutely amazing! All the employees are really nice and helpful. Their bathrooms are cleaned daily and they have a laundromat. There are also Elk that graze in the field right next door. Don't stay anywhere else in Bryson City!

Stayed: July 2017, traveled with family
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Paula B, Owner at Ela Campground, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, we hope you come back again.
Have a Blessed day!

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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

We came to Ela because thus was the last camping vacation we took with my dad before he passed away. We loved the friendliness and the cabin was clean. We will come again. Thank you for the memories.♡

Stayed: June 2017, traveled with family
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Paula B, Owner at Ela Campground, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2017

Thanks so much for spending your time with us. We look forward to you all coming back. Our prayers for all of your family.

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Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

This is the most friendly, quite river sites. Greatest vacation we have ever had in a long time. Easy to find and great place to stay. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. And sitting on the deck by the river in the evening, there's no greater place to be.

Stayed: June 2017, traveled as a couple
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Paula B, Owner at Ela Campground, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2017

Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us, we look forward to having you all again.

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