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The best camping near Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

From the Smokies to Dollywood, Gatlinburg is a getaway for families and nature lovers.


All set up just next to the barn, with tons of grassy space to choose from.
Taking a break from exploring.
Setting up our camp kitchen on the back patio!
The Stables at Strawberry Creek
So much charm at this beautiful property.
Juliana
Juliana: Our stay at The Stables at Strawberry Creek was truly above and beyond. Clean, comforta...
This site is pet friendly!
Just relaxing ...
RV camping in our 1976 Toyota Chinook!
We don't want to leave!!!!!
Black Bear Pad!
Black Bear Pad RV
100% 6 Responses
$45/night
Erin + Caroline
Erin + Caroline: We had a really great time at Black Bear Pad RV! Ginger was a really great host who mad...
Camping in or around Gatlinburg is all about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park along which the town lies. Considered the gateway to the Smokies, Gatlinburg combines nature access to urban pleasures for good fun on all fronts. Camp near the town, and spend your downtime taking a tour of Ole Smoky Moonshine distillery with working historic copper stills or riding the Read more...
Camping in or around Gatlinburg is all about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park along which the town lies. Considered the gateway to the Smokies, Gatlinburg combines nature access to urban pleasures for good fun on all fronts. Camp near the town, and spend your downtime taking a tour of Ole Smoky Moonshine distillery with working historic copper stills or riding the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster. Take the tram at Ober Gatlinburg up to the top of the mountain during summer or go snow tubing down in the winter. Camp just within the Great Smoky Mountains a few minutes south of Gatlinburg for the best of both worlds. Pick up the Cove Mountain Trailhead to Cataract Falls or explore the historic John Ownby Cabin. Bring your fishing pole because the nearby Fighting Creek offers plenty of fishing opportunity. In fact, you can camp along a creek and spend your morning tickling the trout.
The morning light here is stunning (but hot!)
Basking in the warm afternoon sun on the ridge
Firefly Ridge Tennessee
Our tent at dusk beneath a slivered moon
The view from the front porch overlooking the site - amazing.
Firefly Ridge Tennessee
92% 6 Responses
$20/night
Kersten
Kersten: Laura has big plans for Firefly Ridge, a gorgeous 30-acre spot she began leasing 11 mon...
Hand painted Tepee
Plenty of space to spread out!
Tepee Sleeps 3-5 people!
Amazing views from the site!
Connor
Connor: Great site with amazing views! If you love secluded hiking journeys to beautiful water...
The only ski resort in the state is in Gatlinburg, creating fun all-year round.
Getting ready to start a fire
Soaking in what others had to say about Luke's Cabin
With a little exploration you can find some neat spots here
Rustic Vibes
Welcome to the Trading Post
Lukes cabin
100% 2 Responses
$120/night
Joshua
Joshua: Luke's Cabin was so great! The vibes are super rustic and peaceful. Janice was an incre...
Greenheart Forest
Finally reached Little Max Patch Bald where we would watch the Solar Eclipse. The whole hike took around 20-30 min. It was a beautiful walk!
Greenheart Forest
There are lots of great areas to hang multiple hammocks!
The fire pit is very large and open and all the tent sites surround it.
Greenheart Forest
100% 37 Responses
$30/night
Terah
Terah: Our stay at Greenheart Forest was one of the best camping trips I can remember. David a...
More people visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park than any other part. As the gateway to the park, Gatlinburg sees a ton of traffic.

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Creek Rock bank Campsite
Creek Rock bank Campsite
Creek Rock bank Campsite
Creek Rock bank Campsite
Creek Rock bank Campsite
Jessica
Jessica: Melinda is super sweet and campsites were great. Easy directions and lots of amenities.
My first yurt experience!
Surprisingly spacious - three of us plus a dog fit inside, with room to spare.
Love the light filtering in through the dome!
Taking a moment to kick back and relax.
The labyrinth stretches out next to the cheerfully painted cafeteria building.
Kim
Kim: I love it when a campsite far exceeds my expectations. I didn't know much about this pr...
Gatlinburg is the legacy of Radford Gatlin, who was actually hated among the locals.
Arriving at the Shelter
After some hiking you can find some neat spots
Catching up on some reading
If you scratch this pig's ears long enough he will roll over and let you scratch his belly
This cat was always wanting attention
Allison
Allison: The shelter is so relaxing! You're up on a hill all alone and it's so peaceful. It rain...
I chose to sleep in a hammock and it was the best!
Enjoying the Warmth of the fire.
The pathway to the shower and toilet.
Theres plenty of dry firewood for campers!
Aesthetically pleasing driveway.
Cubby Corner
100% 1 Response
$35/night
Josie
Josie: Spring will soon be here in  the Smoky Mountains it will be a sight to see.  The views...
Keep an eye out for black bears, which are plentiful in the area.
Looking back at the camp
The sun through the trees
Little River Tent Camping
The nearby swimming hole, "The Y"
Little River Tent Camping
Oliver
Oliver: Prepare to be double charged I played $135 for 4 nights through hipcamp and when I arri...
Campsites are nestled in the woods and have tent pads, tables and fire pits with grill.
Be enveloped by nature's mystical transformations!
TENT CAMP IN-TUNED WITH NATURE!
Group Camp site is available for larger groups or family gatherings.
Smores anyone?!
Stephanie
Stephanie: Liz, you are so lovely !!! the heart center is the best place around for lodging, not t...
The Appalachian Trail passes through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and close to Gatlinburg.
Outside the cabin overlooking the mountains.
Checking out the space!
The amount of amenities available at the cabin surprised us. Enjoy fresh spring water from the sink as well!
Enjoying the view after a long day.
The front porch has plenty of room for activities!
Phill
Phill: One of the coolest trips I've ever taken. This place is a hidden gem, and one that I fe...
Waterfall Haven Camping
Waterfall Haven Camping
Waterfall Haven Camping
Waterfall Haven Camping
Waterfall Haven Camping
Lauren
Lauren: A simply MAGICAL place you MUST visit. Both sites available are breathtakingly beau...
The Oaken End _/\_ Forest Site
Erica
Erica: Lovely spacious, private camp site complete with a fire pit and viewing deck. Enjoyed a...
The cabin is nestled up against the woods, and is quite inviting!
The view when you walk in! You'll be impressed with how well decorated the cabin is.
A beautiful day on the pier.
Janice takes you along with her to feed the animals and show you how life on the farm is.
Taking in the beauty of the day.
Cowboy Hideout
100% 2 Responses
$120/night
Phill
Phill: Upon our arrival we were greeted by the friendly face of Janice. Janice, and her husban...
Making breakfast in the holler
Our trail run up through Cherokee National Forest to the fire tower
Overlooking the ranch and forest
One of the craziest sunsets I've ever witnessed - it came out of nowhere after the rain stopped
Heading out for a ride
MCMR Camp
94% 18 Responses
$20/night
Kersten
Kersten: This lovely ranch is extremely well established, with a ton of amazing things to do on ...
Beautifully lit morning by the drying shed
Refreshing hikes nearby
Scouting out locations by the garden
Heading to our location to set up camp!
Sequoia and his dad telling us about the area!
Cole
Cole: Camp beside a beautifu eco friendly Earth farm and learn all about the area and what it...
pull thru sites
Group tenting area
Civil war era cemetery on campground
Back in sites across from pool
20 x 40 pool
Cindy
Cindy: Staying at Fort Wilderness Campground is what family style camping is all about not...
creek bank view
Country creek campsite
Camping spot on creek
Country creek campsite
Country creek campsite
Melinda
Melinda: Sit by the creek in your own private secluded site where you can listen to the white...