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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Elkmont is a beautiful place. The campground was built on the site of a logging town. The facilities are limited but good. The campground accommodations are good for RV and tent camp. There are lots of easily accessible trails and places to swim and wade....More

2  Thank Jason H
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I have been staying at Elkmont since I was about 5 years old. In my early childhood, my parents have been taking my sister and I every year camping and I have several childhood memories of this place which include all the people I've met,...More

3  Thank Matt C
Reviewed 28 December 2017

One of my favorite places to camp. Nice creek flowing through which is great for tubing. Children and adults love it. Very nice hiking trails close by. Some historical cabins nearby. Clean and well kept.

Thank timnh
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Great camp sites surrounded by a beautiful river. Great location for those interested in being in easy driving distance to most of the park's attractions. The camp store was reasonably priced with great service.

1  Thank Nick C
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Located near Gatlinburg (20 mins away, a trolley goes from the campground to the town), lots of hiking close by. Toilets are older but functional. Sites having plenty of space between them. There is also a Concession shop with firewood, ice cream etc. For RVers...More

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Bill V
9 February 2018|
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Response from Matt C | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, it can go either way in the campground and it all depends on who the volunteers are for the season. I've been staying in Elkmont since I was 5 and I usually camp a good 3 weeks a year and then some. I've got to... More
Diane B
7 January 2018|
Response from Barbara W | Reviewed this property |
Sometimes you can call but mostly like you are doing. It is so hard to get any site on the river. Our has always been across the river. If you live in / the area you could drive up. One thing I get discouraged about they... More
25 September 2017|
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Response from Sling-0 | Reviewed this property |
Drove thru there last year on the Friday after Thanksgiving and there were several campers. One thing that surprised me was the park was packed with visitors. If you want to go to Laurel Falls or another area other than in... More
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"Not sure why this campground is listed under hotels!"
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"Riverside sites go quickly, so reserve them early if you want them."
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"Book well in advance for the best sites (esp in the fall season)"
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"The best sites are away from the road leading into the campground."
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