Elkmont Campground

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Elkmont Campground Rd. Gatlinburg, TN 37738 865-430-5560 Reservations: 877-444-6777 Official Website

GPS: 35.6598, -83.585

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Overview of Elkmont Campground

Reservations required. Dump station at Sugarlands Visitor Center; open seasonally.

Although most sites will accommodate tents or RVs, extreme slope or length of driveway make certain sites more suitable for tents than RVs. Please check the descriptions and measurements of individual sites.

Bears and other wildlife frequent the area. All food, coolers, and equipment used to prepare and store food must be kept in a sealed vehicle or camping unit of solid, non-pliable material AT ALL TIMES when not in use. All scented items (candles, soap, etc.) as well as all water containers, MUST be stored. Dispose of garbage promptly in dumpsters provided. Unattended or improperly stored coolers, food and/or scented items may be impounded by campground staff. Violators are subject to fines.

Number of Sites 200

Pad Type gravel

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally March - Nov.

Elevation 2,099 ft / 639 m

Max Stay 14

Max Length 35 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Q&A - Ask the Community about Elkmont Campground

To ask questions of the owner or manager please contact the campground directly. 865-430-5560

et asked on 8/1/2022

Is there cell phone service here?

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Randy asked on 5/2/2022

Do the restrooms have showers at Elkmont Campground?

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Gruder asked on 5/22/2021

Is there a honey wagon here?

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Reviews of Elkmont Campground 22 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 3/19/2023

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  • dry camping
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • firewood
  • ADA Accessible
  • restrooms: flush
  • trash
  • water available
  • pet restrictions: Pets are allowed in the campground but must be confined or on a leash (6' maximum).
  • pets
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