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The River Life

· Cosby, Tennessee
9 acres hosted by Kelly S.
2 lodging sites · 11 tent sites
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
Near Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Within a 60-minute drive from the Gatlinburg Welcome Center.
Amazing views
Hipcampers say this spot has amazing views.
Off-leash friendly
Pets can be off-leash at some sites.
Our location is phenomenal we are an hour from Knoxville and Asheville and just about 1/4 mile off I-40. Right at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and 35 minutes from Gatlinburg about 40 minutes to Pigeon Forge (Dollywood), also about 45 minutes to Sevierville and one of my favorite Tanger Outlets!! The beautiful Smoky Mountains the National Park is filled with hiking trails and horse stables and trails. Some of the best white water rafting is less then 5 miles up the road along with zip lining and a lil taste of moonshine here and there. This property is primitive with no electric and has a camping style bathhouse. IT’s recommended for outdoor lovers and people that are not to needy. Site 7, 1 and 9 are the only direct riverfront.
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Cosby, Tennessee, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Kelly S.Joined in June 2021
424 ratings · 214 reviews
Joseph T.recommends
September 24, 2023
Site 2 - The River Life
Nice River Spot
Good spot close to the river. Good view, shower house was a nice surprise. Bring your own firewood.
Valorie H.recommends
September 17, 2023
Site 7
A true hidden gem
Where do I start? You’re right next to the river, with amazing fishing, the views are breathtaking, plenty of trees to hang your hammock as well, we were able to collect our own wood so there was no need to buy any, the bathhouse is an added bonus perfectly tucked away from the road but only minutes from stores, gas stations, restaurants, etc. it’s everything you could want for a weekend getaway. Now one thing I’ll say that took us by surprise is this river rises a few feet around 10pm and will lower through the night. It was memorable to say the least lol.
Timothy D.recommends
September 14, 2023
Site 5 - The River Life
Camping right on the river!
The River Life was fantastic. There are only around 10 slots... Not really a place for gigantic campers, which was fine by me. Right on the river. Several slots are right on the river. The rapids were a lot of fun on a tube. Kelly was responsive, accommodating and just a really nice person. We will be back for sure!
Breaking The S.recommends
September 11, 2023
Lucy’s Place
Awesome place. Definitely want to go back. I would definitely recommend the river life to everyone I know.
Alexander H.recommends
September 7, 2023
Site 2 - The River Life
Great place to stay while in the area. River was beautiful. Close to the takeout for rafting and space to chill.
Joseph P.recommends
September 5, 2023
Lucy’s Place
What a great spot! There are several sites to chose from and none of them at too close to each other. We stayed in one of the bell tents which was perfect for a small family. the rustic sites right on the river were amazing too! 10/10 would recommend!
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