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Cataloochee Campground

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Cataloochee Entrance Rd. Waynesville, NC 28785 423-436-1200 Reservations: 877-444-6777 Official Website

GPS: 35.6313, -83.0865

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Overview of Cataloochee Campground

Number of Sites 27

Pad Type gravel

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally March-Oct.

Elevation 2,624 ft / 799 m

Max Length 31 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Cataloochee Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

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LA 30' Holiday Rambler 2019 Augusta
1 review
“Not for big rigs”

Reviewed 10/23/2019

Nightly rate: $12
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 26
Overall Rating

The campground is fine. Excellent if you get one of the sites on the water (#3, 5 or 7). The surrounding area is incredible. We saw wild turkey and elk as well as some stunning fall foliage. Why we won’t be back? Because we made the mistake of coming up that road everyone talks about in a 30 foot motorhome. Big mistake. Even thoug... more

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Memphis, TN 28' Coleman 2016 278BHS Yukon Chevrolet 2500HD
12 reviews
“Might be the best NPS camping we have done so far”

Reviewed 5/20/2019

Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 6
Overall Rating

We camped here in early June of 2018. Wonderful National Park camping off the beaten path on the North Carolina side of GSMNP. Like most National Parks, this is dry camping with no hook ups, no dump station, and no showers/hot water at the restrooms. Not a problem for us because, frankly, that’s part of what we like about National Park... more

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3 reviews
“Beautiful, Quiet, little campground”

Reviewed 10/21/2016

Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 5
Overall Rating

We made the short trip from Asheville to stay one night and see the Elk in the valley. The campground is small and quaint. Site # 5 is right by the creek/river and it was amazing sleeping at night with the van doors open. Campground is very clean, well kept, and bathrooms are nice. We saw the whole herd of elk in the valley as well. W... more

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Cooper would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • restrooms: flush
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets

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