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Reviewed 21 February 2018 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

3  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

4  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

3  Thank Doelcm
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Tania S
13 June 2018|
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Response from E R | Reviewed this property |
Firefly season peak likely ending although i’m sure still some there. They were out when we were there. Go to oldtown part of ekmont campground to see them best.
Missi S
19 May 2018|
Response from Kristen M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are group sites available, 15-30 people depending on which group site, tents only.
Steve R
12 May 2018|
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Response from Matt C | Reviewed this property |
I've been staying in Elkmont several times a year since I was around 5 and I always see people in the summer tubing down the Little River. You're allowed to tube down the river, but the parking space is very limited in... More
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"Worth the trip, get there early."
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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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