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Tent Sites
Drinking Water
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
About Cosby Campground - Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Drive In
Walk In
ADA Accessible
No Alcohol
Drinking Water
No Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
No Market
Pets Allowed
No Phone Service
Picnic Table
No Showers
Trash Available
No WiFi
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RVs and Trailers
No Sewer Hookups
No Water Hookups
Max Length: 40 ft.
Cosby Campground - Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located in Tennessee
35.7538 N
-83.2079 W
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5 Reviews of Cosby Campground - Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Private Camping

We had no immediate neighbors at our site which was great but the bathroom closest to us was closed so we had a bit of a walk down the road to the next one. Felt really private with only a rv across the way and a few other tents through the wooded median. The tent pad was perfect and one of the rangers stopped by in the morning and gave us some great hiking suggestions!

Beautiful Campground

This was a beautiful campground. It is a bigger campground and you are a little exposed to other campsites. We stayed at B05 and our friends stayed at B07, these were described on the website as companion sites so they were perfect for two families camping together as there was nothing separating them from each other. Each site had a tent pad, fire ring, and picnic table. You also had to walk up 10 steps to get to the campsite from the parking spot. There was a water spigot just down the road and several bath houses. The only negative was some of the paths to the bathhouses took you through other people’s campsites. There were several hiking trails leading out of the campground. Staff were very friendly.

Private wooded sites with lots of trails to explore.

Cosby Campground is a stunningly beautiful place to camp. Clean, bathrooms, very private sites. Mostly tent sites a few RV sites. But, No Electric, No Cell Service, and No Showers! What a good feeling to be totally disconnected. I literally could not check my messages, work emails, phone calls. No excuses.

Just out of a Totally off grid few days at Cosby Campground in Tennessee. We did a 5 mile hike up the side of a mountain, 2,300 feet in elevation gain, to Henwallow Falls that kicked our asses! Steep hills, mud, slippery rocks and roots, over narrow log bridges to get to the waterfall and then… back down. We are hurting today! But a good kind of accomplishment pain. We did it!

Our pictures are of site 88 and site 75. Two big RV spots for our tiny squaredrop camper. Remember, no power. We used out jackery 1000 for recharging small electronics the 5 days we were there.

88 was more private. But if we had to go again… we saw #93. Great Big and Private RV site in a corner.



Classic National Park experience

Campsites for tents, few campers, nice spacing and some close sites. Lots of trail access and creeks for playing. Shady sites with well maintained, clean facilities. Make sure to follow bear rules!

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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

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