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Smokemont Campground

Contact Info
Smokemont Campground
Mailing Address Is C/O Oconaluftee Ranger Station, 60 Enloe-Floyd Bottoms Road
Cherokee, NC 28719

Phone 1:
828-497-9270
Basics
Number of Sites:
138

Amenities

Basic Amenities
  • Drinking Water
Special Features
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing

Details

Season
Open through Tue Dec 31 2013
Location
Getting There:
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
35.55333, -83.30861
35°33'12"N, 83°18'31"W

There is no street address for the campground.

From Cherokee, NC: Take Newfound Gap Road (aka US 441) North 6 miles. Turn right at campground sign.
From Gatlinburg, TN: Take Newfound Gap Road (aka US 441) South 27 miles. Turn left at campground sign.

Basic Info
Total Sites:
138
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a hiker's paradise, offering over 800 miles of maintained trails ranging from short, leg-stretchers to strenuous treks, with a number of those trails easily accessible from the picnic area. But hiking is not the only reason for visiting the Smokies: Fishing, picnicking, wildlife viewing and auto touring are also popular activities.

Campers can enjoy high-quality backcountry fishing in the cool waters of the countless streams and rivers that snake through the mountains, with trout available in abundance. The nearby Bradley Fork River provides a great place to go for a dip or fish for trout.

Wildlife viewing is a popular pastime, and with around 1,500 bears living in the park, it's not uncommon for visitors to spot one. The park is a sanctuary for a magnificent array of animal and plant life, all of which is protected for future generations to enjoy.

The park also holds one of the best collections of log buildings in the eastern United States. Over 90 historic structures, including houses, barns, outbuildings, churches, schools and grist mills, have been preserved or rehabilitated in the park.

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