Description

With plenty of shaded and secluded sites, Cosby Campground is the place to get your Appalachian on. Hike around the glorious smokies or get fishing for your dinner, we'll let you be the judge. If you're hankerin' to stock up on some munchies, the small town of Cosby has convenience stores and gas stations located only five miles down the road.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
157 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Max size unknown
No hookups
Amenities
No picnic table

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Hiking
Horseback riding
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Cosby Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Hipcamper James
James S.
didn't provide a recommendation.
October 14th, 2015

The campsite was beautiful-- not really crowded. It's a more secluded area in the park than the other campgrounds. If you're alright with sleeping somewhere and driving a half hour for a day hike, this campsite is your place!

From the top of Chimney Tops, a nearby hike in the park! The beginning of low gap trail just up from Cosby.
Hipcamper Ted
Ted B.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 27th, 2018

Great hiking right from the campground and a good distance away from the hustle and bustle of Gatlinburg, Cosby makes a great place to camp in the Smokies. There is no need to leave the campground, but if you do need to head into town, it is not too far. Cosby is rustic with some fun food options, and it is about 30 minutes to a supermarket.

Hipcamper Tom K.
recommends this listing.
November 3rd, 2018
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March 7th, 2019
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January 12th, 2019
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January 9th, 2019
Hipcamper Tina T.
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May 29th, 2018
Hipcamper Kendall A.
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March 29th, 2018
Hipcamper Alisha M.
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February 4th, 2018
Hipcamper James U.
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October 21st, 2017
Hipcamper Brent B.
recommends this listing.
August 24th, 2017
Park
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
State
Tennessee
Phone Number
(865) 436-1200
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
35.753° N, 83.209° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 18 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 139 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)