Cosby Campground

Address: Great Smokey Mountain National Park, Cosby, Tennessee, \N, 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


    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by jmpncsu

    Cosby Campground

    Reviewed Aug 3, 2012
    by (13 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

    "On Our Way Rejoicing"

    A travel blog entry by ingram.mho1 on Oct 08, 2015

    1 comment, 12 photos

    Our last stop has been Gatlinburg, TN. We enjoyed our visit to the Dixie Stampede and Dollywood. Jim looked all over the place, high and low but never saw Dolly! We ran into the Compton's from Lexington who happened to be here too. We enjoyed having dinner together with Ben, Suzanne, Charlie and Nancy. It was nice to have friends to enjoy a meal with again.

    It will be wonderful to be back in South Carolina even though there will be lots of changes from ...

    Las Vegas of Tennessee

    A travel blog entry by judencharlie on Sep 09, 2015

    7 photos

    ... on our list of towns to visit but talk about shock factor. We were in have beauty and serenity of the Great Smokey mountains, enjoying the peace, stillness and quiet expecting to come down into a small, sleepy hollow. Nothing could be further from the truth! As we exit the mountains, and we come down hone mountain, we are confronted by a strip that could be likened to mini Las Vegas. Lights, amusement parks, diners - both sides of ...


    A travel blog entry by ktkadventures on Aug 22, 2015

    1 photo

    ... labeled as "creeks"). Once we got to the park, we started with the trail called "Lost Road Trail", named because it was a goat trail used by settlers in the early 1900s. The map failed to mention that it should have been named because if you walked the trail, you were bound to get lost yourself. I went off the trail and found the coast of the water. Not a typical beach, but it was nice to dip my toes in. Once we found our ...

    Aug 18th - 20th - Great Smoky Mountains

    A travel blog entry by mazk on Aug 18, 2015

    13 photos

    ... drove to Asheville, North Carolina (40 minutes from Marion) then
    onto Yogi in the Smokies near Cherokee NC. The GPS sent us up into
    the mountains then onto a very small road. We stopped before we had
    driven up it properly and thought since it looked barely big enough
    for a car, it may not be ok to go up it with an RV. Good choice!
    Backing back we found an alternative route and arrived in one piece
    and with little stress which I imagine it ...

    North Carolina Continued

    A travel blog entry by oneworldonebike on May 31, 2015

    ... June
    Weather was kind to us again today it threatened to rain a few times but we all stayed dry. We also got to ride the Cherohala Skyway its at about 5000ft and is an uninterrupted twisty road with very little traffic on it. We got sent on ahead as I ride at a slightly faster pace, we saw no more than 10 vehicles ...