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107 Park Headquarters Rd, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738-4102 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Pets Allowed
Free Wifi
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness centre
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many years we come here and it's still one of the best sites in the Smokies. The reservation system has brought more people here so the campground should be open for many years to come. The hosts were wonderful, the place was well kept and...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This campground is my favorite of the Smoky Mountain campgrounds. It is high up at 5300 ft so it is cool in the summer. It is very quiet and not too big. The campsites have a nice sized tent pad and are not too wooded....More

3  Thank Emi4200
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I've camped here now on a couple of trips. Being the highest elevation campground you can drive to, it is cooler than the rest of the locations year-round. My Trip in July we experienced no higher than about 72 degrees while it was in the...More

1  Thank jteirich
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Our family tent camps every summer, so I always try to find a high elevation campground with cool night air. Balsam Mountain was petfect! Site 40 was perfect for our large family tent. The bathrooms were very clean and the host was friendly. Firewood is...More

1  Thank tallielea
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Balsam Mountain Campground is what I would call "isolated and rustic." I love that, especially when the campground also has super clean bathrooms with flush toilets - which this one has. Being the highest elevation campground in the Smoky Mountains at 5,310 it's subject to...More

2  Thank Vidking
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Number of rooms
46
Also Known As
Balsam Mountain Campground Hotel Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Location
United States > Tennessee > Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Number of rooms
46
Also Known As
Balsam Mountain Campground Hotel Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Location
United States > Tennessee > Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Traveller (48)
Room & Suite (7)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Linda T
14 May 2018|
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Response from ArtFern | Reviewed this property |
This a very old campground. The layout is some isolated spots and some spots up against each other. There is actually a reason for the seemingly odd layout. An engineer made the layout so people who tent camp could be social... More
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crystalm37
30 April 2018|
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Response from ArtFern | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of trees around the campground so view is limited. You can see to the west at the sites 14 15 16 26 and 31 there are nice. There is a nice overlook about 1/2 mile away. If you want a nice view but you will be... More
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Randel J
14 July 2017|
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Response from amypizzutibrown | Reviewed this property |
I would bring baby wipes to use at night before bedtime or in morning and then once or twice we boiled a bucket of hot water and did a sponge bath. I would wash my hair in bathroom over sink. It was cold. It totally doable
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"Bring firewood before you come or plan accordingly. They do not have any available for sale as in the distant..."
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"get there early as there are no reservations"
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