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Tsali Campground

7 Reviews

Closed For the Season

This campground is closed for the season from September 7, 2021 through September 2, 2022.

About This Campground

National Forest

Enjoy mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, motorized boating, kayaking or camping at Tsali Recreation Area, all located within steps of Fontana Lake. Follow the Trail. The Tsali (pronounced “SAH-lee”) Recreation Area’s four-loop trail system has become a popular destination for mountain…

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  • Drive-In
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Stay Connected

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

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Group
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups


7 Reviews of Tsali Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Mark C.
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2020

Loved it; cash or check only

Good camping without hookups. There are water spigots, but not at camping sites. Shower and bathrooms on each loop. Great biking/hiking from the campsite. Short walk or drive to boat ramp. Limited cell service for AT&T.

Jason G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2019

Great MTB Trails

Great location right on Trail system. Hot showers, clean toilets.

Mickey L.
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2019

Good mtb spot

Has one of the best views of the lake and GSMNP that I know of...


Tsali Campground is located in North Carolina


From Asheville, NC: Take I-40 west to exit 27 onto U.S. 19/74. Stay on U.S. 74 west to NC 28 west. Turn right and go 5 miles, look for sign on right. From Knoxville, TN: Take U.S. 129 south through Maryville. Stay on U.S. 129 to Deals Gap. Take left onto NC 28 east. Sign is 25 miles on left. From Bryson City: Take U.S. 19 south for 9 miles to NC 28 west. Turn right on NC 28. Go 5 miles and look for sign on right.


35.40725735 N
83.58698418 W

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