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Cataloochee Campground

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Beautiful area in the Cataloochee Valley in the Great Smoky Mountains. To get there by vehicle, approximately 15 drive in off of I-40. But before you start the trek through a neighborhood of homes and farms, to purchase "Firewood" it is sold at the BP...More

Thank Ken K
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Solar Eclipse 2017!! My little family and I spent another long weekend at Cataloochee and it was the best yet. Gorgeous weather all weekend long without a single drop of rain and you have no idea how exciting that is by itself. We had site...More

1  Thank HaulinHalls
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely, small, secluded campground. Try to get a spot where you can see or hear the stream that rushes through. There is lots of hiking nearby, but be prepared to drive if you want to see the park's highlights. As for modern...More

2  Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a separate campground from the "regular" campground down the road but is in the same park. By far the most well maintained campground I have been to for a state/national park. There are 3 sites (minimum of 7 people to book). Two sites...More

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We camped in our tent at site 21 which was large and well maintained. The site and tent pad were level, the fire ring was in good shape and had a grate, and the picnic table had plastic boards on metal frame. The sites are...More

3  Thank MissMinnow
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Roxanne S
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Response from Ken K | Reviewed this property |
There are to Gas Stations one is an Exxon and the Gas station little ways down is an BP. The BP Gas Station also sells the firewood for Cataloochee Campground.
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"site 3 is most private but not creek front like other two sites."
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"It is a CAMPground, not a hotel"
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"Pick a site near the river for the best experience."
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"Make sure to look at the map when booking your campsite. Being closer to the bathroom and camp host has its..."
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