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 Big Creek Expeditions, Wildwater Ltd. Pigeon Rafting Center, 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

    Day 6

    A travel blog entry by suzy.holm on Jul 29, 2015

    18 photos

    Blue ridge parkway in the smoky mountains. Rode a stretch that was so narrow and as tight as anything on the dragon. Kent started the day with his shirt on backwards! Ha!! Cool up in the mountains , had to pull out a jacket! Great day! Heading out tomorrow back to Kentucky starting ...

    Longer day than expected

    A travel blog entry by jaim28 on Jul 11, 2015

    ... male labs. He was in LOVE with Bruce... but could of cared less about Missy (a smaller mix female)

    5) Dolly Parton was everywhere. She has a highway named after her, a theme park... i think a splash park... it's just dolly dolly dolly.

    6) Traffic was awful. Awful.

    7) Moonshine from TN is no joke... I'm pretty sure you catch a buzz just from walking past the jar....

    The night in TN was great, Phil and his family ...

    Day 11 - Hiking, wasps, and cinema

    A travel blog entry by joergw on Jul 06, 2015

    1 comment, 8 photos

    ... we are still at the right track. To avoid getting lost somewhere in the Appalachian, we have to make a tough decision: back the way we came - passing the wasp spot! (yes, the forest was indeed so dense there that we couldn't just walk around and outside the path).
    The after-math: Fiona and Emily, and Robin ...

    Day 10 - Quiet day at the farm

    A travel blog entry by joergw on Jul 05, 2015

    4 photos

    ... that day - but it doesn't matter. We sit at the porch of the Cafe and enjoy a tea and some quiet time.

    Lots of wild life around us: bunnies, deer, fawn, fire flies, snakes,...
    The kids served us boiled eggs, coffee, and tea in the morning.

    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 ...