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Love the river site

We chose site A10 right by the Tallulah River. Loved the river right behind us. Only complaint was the sewer hook up went uphill to drain. It drained still but very slowly. Luckily there was some logs by it to help elevate the hose. Bathhouse was clean and the river made it all worthwhile. Super close to the gorge to go hiking in the state park.

Best spot in the Smokies

Great campsite. Clean bathrooms. Right down the road from good hiking spots.

Primitive beauty

A wonderful campsite only .5 mile away from the wonderful Gregories bald. Bring bear spray if you can. Both times I've camped here I've seen scat right on the trail. Since pictures below are of the trail close to campsite

A classic spot along the Cherohola Skyway

A well maintained campground with beach access to a man-made lake. Only minutes from the famous views of the Cherohola

Great find

There's a great watering hole nearby that's perfect for a mid summer dip

An unforgettable beauty

It has the potential to be a little crowded, but to be able to take a dip in the creek mid summer is priceless. One of my favorite swimming holes is here

Hidden gem

As close as it is from popular hikes and vistas, its a hidden beauty. Pretty typical site but still worth visiting

Decent classic site

Always a little crowded, but a well maintained popular spot. Cades cove is a great site to see if you've never been there. Plenty of wild animals, historic sites, and wonderful views

Undisturbed bliss

If you are willing to bring everything with you, pack everything out, and paddle multiple miles on a nonmotorized finger lake, this is this place for you! I kind of even hesitate to mention this place because of how pristine i would like for it to stay

Great creekside camping

A handful of great campsites. All secluded and away from overpopulated areas. Bring your fishing pole!