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Cataloochee Campground

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About This Campground

National Park Service

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Overview

Cataloochee campground is located in the historic Cataloochee Valley--a relatively remote part of Smoky Mountain National Park. The secluded setting offers visitors the ability to enjoy a multitude of recreational activities like hiking and fishing, without the crowds, which are…

Fee Info

Individual Campsites: A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

28 Reviews of Cataloochee Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Oct. 9, 2022

Great camping w aves to Smokies

Was a great start at site 5. Very deep site that allowed for plenty of room for kids to play. Stream behind the site was nice to listen to but wasn’t loud. Campgrounds had a few RVs but they weren’t loud thankfully. Bathrooms were clean and included a site for dish washing. Worker on site was…

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Site5
Month of VisitNovember
molly N.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2022

Peaceful and exciting

We enjoyed visiting the GSMNP and staying at the campground. It is really secluded and separated from the majority of the park. It was a smaller campground it had flush toilets and sinks in the restrooms. Also had a sink to clean dishes. Right on the creek and close to lots of wildlife. We saw elk…

Site7
Month of VisitJuly
M
Reviewed May. 3, 2022

Remote campground that doesn't feel that remote!

Just be aware of the gravel road you have to traverse to get to the campground, especially if you have a larger vehicle or tow. So worth it to escape the crowds! We were driving a 20' B-class RV and had no problem passing cars on the road… it was the worry of meeting a large vehicle that I was…

Site22
Month of VisitMay

Location

Cataloochee Campground is located in North Carolina

Detail location of campground

Directions

From I-40 take Exit 20 in North Carolina. Turn right onto Cove Creek Road and follow to the Park boundary. The road goes from pavement to gravel to pavement. Upon reaching the pavement the second time, turn left. Go 2.5 miles to an intersection and continue another .5 miles to the left.

Address

107 Park Headquarters Rd
Waynesville, NC 28785

Coordinates

35.63132831 N
83.08647867 W

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