Hipcamp host Cindy R.
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Staying at Fort Wilderness Campground is what family style camping is all about not your typical commercial  campground it's surrounded by the mountains plenty of room to camp and walk and meet other campers over 10 acres run by Cindy and Andre

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
10 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Walk to listing
ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Have a question? Send Cindy a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Swimming

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Peaceful, Shady, Water and Electric in North Carolina.

Mountainous

The vibe at Peaceful, Shady, Water and Electric

Places to see near Hear the Birds not the road!!

11 Reviews

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Hipcamper Robert

Enjoyable

Robert H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 14th, 2019

The campground was convenient to any areas on the east side of the Smokies. The site included water and electric at no extra charge. For a little inside fun Cherokee Casino is minutes away. Bathhouse is clean and camp store is convenient for provisions. I’ll look forward to staying again.

Hipcamper brian

All you need for a low, low price

Brian F.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 25th, 2020

Cindy was incredibly helpful and accommodating, especially when someone was at the site assigned to us when we arrived. The folks at the campground were friendly, the staff was terrific. Our daughters loved the game room. The camp store had a number of items we needed which was a mercy. The place is a little rough around the edges in some ways but it has WiFi, bathhouses, laundry, water and electric, lots of trees, all for $25 a night.

Hipcamper Kimberly
Kimberly S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 13th, 2020

Cool campground! The site has great views and a lot of shade. This particular spot was amongst RVs and still felt comfortable tent camping. The campground was well maintained with clean bathrooms. There’s a cool little civil war era cemetery at the top of the hill on the property.

Hipcamper Kylie

It’s a campground/unexpected

Kylie N.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 27th, 2020

It’s a campground, and wasn’t what I was expecting. We arrived late and woke up early. Campsite 3 was hard to find in the dark...but once we pulled up the map, we found it. Lots of RV’s and the campsites were close together, not much space at all. If you’re looking for more primitive camping and more privacy, look elsewhere.

Hipcamper Ella
Ella M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 28th, 2020

As we entered the camp, we were able to find information about which tent sites were available to us posted outside of the office. It was a little confusing finding the sites (we arrived after hours- 6pm). We were also not given the WiFi information, so we asked around. Someone who worked there was kind enough to provide us with the password, however, it did not work, and the Wifi was unavailable unless we created an account.

It was nice having a water spigot right on our tent site! The shared bathrooms were also not too far from the tent area, and but maybe a bit far if it’s the middle of the night. There were showers available, though we did not use them. The place was pretty poppin so it’s a great spot if you want to be around other people! V convenient for entering Great Smoky Mountains through the Oconluftee entrance in the AM :)

Hipcamper gregory
Gregory D.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 13th, 2020

nice environment and ambiance . bathrooms could be better but hey

Hipcamper Victor
Victor Q.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 9th, 2020

Had a great experience staying here. the site is clean and the people around are nice

Hipcamper Jesse
Jesse H.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 17th, 2020

They accommodated us on incredibly short notice in peak season which is amazing. We got in late, set up our tent, turned to our left and realized our tent was immediately adjacent to a confederate graveyard, which was unsettling.

Given that, went about as smooth as it could have.

Hipcamper Aisha
Aisha L.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 20th, 2020

This campsite definitely has many Amenities!
But we didn’t feel so comfortable for tent camping.
We were the only tent in a sea of RV’s. Some of which I think live there permanently. As a tent we felt alone and out of place. Kind of an eerie surreal feeling. I highly recommend for RV camping. But I wouldn’t go back as a tenter.

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