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Big Creek Group Camp

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Big Creek Group Camp is located in the far northeastern corner of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, near the Tennessee-North Carolina border.

With the gentle waters of Big Creek running alongside the site, and a handful of trailheads within walking distance, this campsite offers an ideal…


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    1 Review of Big Creek Group Camp

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    Bryan C.
    Reviewed Jul. 2, 2018

    Great option for tent camping

    Reservations required. Smalllest of all the GSM campgrounds. Has some amazing sites all next to Big Creek.

    • Taken from the bridge near the picnic area
    • Midnight hole is just a small hike away.
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    Big Creek Group Camp is located in North Carolina


    Campground is at the end of Big Creek Entrance Rd. Waterville, NC, 28785 (Haywood County) Very close to the NC-TN State line. The campground is located off I-40 Exit 451 (Waterville). It sixteen miles east of Newport, TN. Follow Waterville road, crossing over the Pigeon River, past the Walters Power Generating Station and continue one mile to the 4-way intersection at Mt Sterling Gap.   Follow the signs to Big Creek.  The 4 way intersection is composed of Big Creek Campground Road and Waterville Rd (from I-40) + Mt. Sterling Road (from Cataloochee) + Hwy 32 (from Cosby) Drive up to the end of Big Creek Entrance Road. You will pass the Ranger Station and horse camp. Group camp will be the last left turn immediately before hiker parking. Use Mailing Address or coordinates if you're using GPS : 236 Big Creek Park Road Newport, Tennessee, 37821 GPS coordinates are 35°45'08.4"N 83°06'33.4"W 35.752328, -83.109287


    35.75222292 N
    83.10888854 W

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