Smokemont Campground (tent and RV) is located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park approximately 6 miles north of Cherokee, North Carolina. The campground provides facilities for both tent and RV/trailer camping.
Make reservations online during summer or fall or call 877-444-6777, toll free.
Map & Directions
Camping at Smokemont Campground is on a reservation basis. Walk-ins are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Number of Camp Sites: 142
Cost per night: $25
Camping Policies | Other Campgrounds
The campground is at an elevation of 2,749 feet. It is open year 'round.
The Bradley Fork River flows through the campground and provides for fishing opportunities. The campground allows access to the Bradley Fork Trail, located at the end of D loop, which leads to numerous other trails.
Campsites include a fire ring with cooking grill and a picnic table with lantern pole.
Campsites in loops A, B and C also include a 13' x 13' tent pad. Generator use is prohibited in loops A, B and C from May 15 - Oct 31; reasonable generator use is allowed in loops D and F.
Campsites are available on a first come, first served basis from November 1 through May 14. Loop F is for RVs only - no tents.
The nearby horse stable offers horseback rides and sells firewood.
The Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Oconaluftee Indian Village and Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, located in Cherokee, NC, provide cultural and historical information about the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
Full service grocery stores are 6 miles away in Cherokee; medical facilities are 15 miles away in Sylva, NC.
Services & Amenities:
• Comfort Station
• Dump Station
• Fire Rings
• Flush Toilets
• Handicap Access
• Interpretive Programs
• Picnic Tables
• Potable Water
• Ranger Station
• Tent Pads
• Toilet, Accessible
Services & Amenities within 1 mile:
• Firewood Sales
• Hiking Trail
• Historical Areas/Struct.
• Horse Trail
• Ice Sales
• Riding Stable
• Trails, Self-guided
• Vending Machine
• Wildlife Viewing
c/o Oconaluftee Ranger Station
60 Enloe Floyd Bottoms Road
Cherokee, NC 28719
Directions: From Cherokee, NC: Take Newfound Gap Road (US 441) North 6 miles. Turn right at campground sign. From Gatlinburg, TN: Take Newfound Gap Road (US 441) South 27 miles. Turn left at campground sign.