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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Since my husband and I tend to not like crowds, but wanted to stay in the Great Smoky Mountains (the most visited national park in the US), I was looking for a place where we could find some quiet. I was somewhat successful in choosing Cosby. Coolest part of our stay here: we couldn't figure out what the high-pitched noise...

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4Thank D C
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We recently spent 3 nights camping at Cosby Campground in the Great Smoky Mountains NP. The campsites all had a tent pad and picnic table. Parking was conveniently close to each site. A few of the sites were a bit close for my taste, and the quiet hours were not really enforced. It would be nice for a campground host...

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2Thank Erbigail
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The campground is shady with heavy tree cover and the campsites are spacious. We camped here with tents and not an RV. It's fairly quiet although one time we heard noise from people at a nearby campsite late into the night. Bathroom facilities are well kept and clean. Both A and B loops have nice campsite options. Some sites have...

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2Thank 321mb321
Dearborn, Michigan
Reviewed 8 July 2015

it was a nice campground, but there was no bear boxes last year my family and I had camped in rocky mountain national park and Yellowstone national park and they had bear boxes to put your food in so the bears would not get it providing safety for people and bears. if they would have had bear boxes I would...

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3Thank riley k
Johnson City, Tennessee
Reviewed 27 June 2015

We didn't realize we were in a small rain forest at the camp ground. It was never mentioned about the amount of rain they receive. Lets just say we had 2 mini monsoons and decided to call it a day. The camp sites are amazing and the bathrooms stay very clean! My only complaint (besides the rain, lol) is that...

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2Thank Carrie M
Kents Store, Virginia
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We camped here in a pop up camper. Mostly a tent site campground but there are a few sites that are camper capable. Very quite and peaceful. Hiking trails nearby. Gatlinburg is nearby but far enough away so you are off the beaten path. be advised there are no hook ups here.

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1Thank Joseph J
Kansas
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

We did not stay at the campground but my daughter and I drove to this campground from Gatlinburg to go on this trail. It was about a 40 minute drive. We drove back a different route to sevierville and it was also about 40 minutes. Beautiful drive. The trail was so lovely with the sound of rushing water. Restrooms were...

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1Thank heather s
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We have camped in the Cosby campground several times. The campground can be reached from I-40 without needing to travel through the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area. The tent camping sites are spacious, with tall trees providing shade. I love the sounds at night as the high winds blow the tall tree branches. The hike to Mt. Cammerer is right out of...

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2Thank Elizabeth B
Walnut Cove, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Camped here for a week in May. This is a great place to camp if you want to be off the beaten path and away from the crowds in Gatlinburg. Staff was very friendly and helpful. I found a lot of wild flowers on the Cosby Nature Trail and on the trail to Hen Wallow Falls

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1Thank oakleyjim
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 April 2015

We camped at Cosby for a week and it was perfect. Very quiet and away from the crowds - which is exactly what we wanted. The sites were really well spaced and you did not feel like you were camping on top of the people next to you. We saw the rangers multiple times during the day/night. And the couple...

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Address: Great Smokey Mountain National Park, Hwy 321, Cosby, TN
Region: United States > Tennessee > Cosby
Number of rooms: 157
Also Known As:
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“Cash only!”
 of 5 bubbles E2875PJwilliamw, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pay for one day at a time so you have the option to change sites or leave early if you need to.”
  • View from Mt. Cammerer Fire Tower
  • B40 Campsite at Cosby Campground
 of 5 bubbles goaskdad, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Reservations don't seem necessary, there were plenty of campsites available first come first serve.”
 of 5 bubbles swofford4, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Drive around the campground to see what sites are available then stop at the ranger station.”
 of 5 bubbles StacyK324, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“drive around to find a spot you like! several to choose from!”
 of 5 bubbles K9111ZXcarriem, 27 Jun 2015 | Read review
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