Cosby Campground

Great Smokey Mountain National Park, Cosby, Tennessee, United States | Campground
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This campground, located on Great Smokey Mountain National Park, Cosby, is near Wildwater Ltd. Pigeon Rafting Center, Big Creek Expeditions, and Cosby Picnic Area.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCosby Campground

    Reviewed by judyweemes

    Nice campground

    Reviewed Sep 17, 2012
    by (1 review) Paris , Texas , United States Flag of United States

    Quiet

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    Reviewed by jmpncsu

    Cosby Campground

    Reviewed Aug 3, 2012
    by (12 reviews) Raleigh , United States Flag of United States

    Cosby Campground in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located on the northwest side of the park on the Tennessee side. There is a group campsite and over 150 individual campsites. A few of the sites takes reservations, but most are first-come first-served. Amenities include parking for 2 vehicles, a good size tent pad, fire ring, picnic table, restrooms with flush toilets and cold running water, and bear-proof dumpsters. The area is bear habitat, so all waste must be disposed of in the dumpsters and food must be kept in a closed car. The rangers strictly enforce this rule. You should also put anything else that might smell like food - deodorant, toothpaste, medicine, etc. - into your car. There are a couple trails that can be accessed from near the campground - the Low Gap Trail that leads to the Appalachian Trail, the Lower Mount Cammerer Trail, and the Gabes Mountain Trail that leads to Hen Wallow Falls. Just outside the campground is easy access to Cosby and Hartford, Tennessee. There are a limited number of gas stations and restaurants in the area as well as some attractions like whitewater and zip-lining.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Cosby Campground

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

    Travel Blogs from Cosby

    Tennessee and North Carolina

    A travel blog entry by missyrodri on Aug 06, 2014

    1 comment, 8 photos

    Beautiful morning started off with the boys fishing while we were getting ready to leave Kentucky. We saw many horse farms in the rolling hills through the countryside. Jesse and I took a selfie..... Lol... We do look alike when I have no makeup on! Then the 7 hour drive to the Great Smoky National park. The boys were defiantly getting wrestless and began teasing and fighting a bit. Rich and I had our patience worn but we ...

    Harrah's horrible service.

    A travel blog entry by hotelcritic on Aug 05, 2014

    My great grandmother and little seven year old brother got trapped in an elevator for one solid hour. Me and my mother were waiting for them and when they walked in they told us the story. They said that they called dispatch three times but no one came until one hour. The ...

    Smoky Mountains!!

    A travel blog entry by keely.deltoro on Jul 31, 2014

    5 photos

    Took a family vacation to Gatlinburg, TN!! Don't have many pics on this computer but it's wonderful there. We stayed in a huge cabin. The scenery is out of this world. Pigeon Forge is great! We went to a local steakhouse, The Peddler, and it was awesome! They have great wine to choose from as well. We went for the 4th of July. It was beyond crowded but everyone had a blast, and we would go back in a heartbeat. ...

    Day 7: Pigeon Forge is a kids' Vegas

    A travel blog entry by elainesj on Jul 19, 2014

    Day 7: Leaving. Wonderworks in Pigeon Forge. $23.99 adult, $14.99 kid = $75 (after $2 off coupon). Overnight stay in Sleep Inn Sevierville.

    Pigeon Forge is about a 20-30 mins from the entrance of the Smokies. But it took us over an hour to drive from the park to Pigeon Forge because it is bumper to bumper traffic. Worked out to do it on the way out. Stayed a night in Sevierville (2km from Wonderworks). ...

    Day 4: All about riding!

    A travel blog entry by elainesj on Jul 16, 2014

    ... to eat often and Ashley struggled with her. After 15-20 mins, the owner took action and brought Ashley up and tethered her horse to his. She enjoyed the rest of her ride and his prompt action prevented her frustration.

    Then headed back to our cabin for lunch and to meet up with the Lys. After lunch, we were off to Robbinsville to rent a motorcycle.It worked out great. Will drove our van and trailed behind the motorcycle. Everyone took a turn clutching ...