Top 5 Reasons Why Our Smoky Mountain Cabins Are Perfect for First Time Campers

Top 5 Reasons Why Our Smoky Mountain Cabins Are Perfect for First Time Campers

If you have always wanted to experience camping in the Smokies but you’re not quite ready to try a tent, our camping cabins make a fantastic alternative! These cabins offer lots of extra comforts and amenities to enhance your stay, including a refrigerator, microwave, climate control, and more! The only things that you need to bring along are some sheets and linens to place over the comfortable bunk beds! Here are the top 5 reasons why our Smoky Mountain cabins are perfect for first-time campers:…

3 Fascinating Things to Know About Hiking the Appalachian Trail

3 Fascinating Things to Know About Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Many of our guests are pleasantly surprised to discover that the Appalachian Trail crosses Interstate 40 just a few miles from our Smoky Mountain campground! This iconic hiking trail runs for 2,180 miles from Maine to Georgia, with 94 of those miles in Tennessee! It also travels for an additional 160 miles along the border of Tennessee and North Carolina. While you might not want to hike the entire distance, it can be fun to experience a part of the trail near our campground! Here are 3 fascinating things to know about hiking the Appalachian Trail:…

Debunking 4 Common Myths About Camping in the Smoky Mountains

Debunking 4 Common Myths About Camping in the Smoky Mountains

If you always thought about taking your family on a camping trip to the Smoky Mountains but were hesitant for one reason or another, you can rest assured that camping with us is the best way to experience the Smokies! There are some common myths about camping that might be holding you back, but we are here to get you excited about your camping adventure! Here are 4 myths about camping and why you should go camping in the Smoky Mountains:…

Top 5 Reasons Why Kids Love Staying at Our Campground Near Gatlinburg TN

Top 5 Reasons Why Kids Love Staying at Our Campground Near Gatlinburg TN

When it comes to a family camping adventure in the Smokies, there is no better place for kids than our campground! Our beautiful campground has tons of fun activities for your children to enjoy and is close to all of the action in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and other popular destinations in the Smoky Mountains! Here are the top 5 reasons why kids love staying at our campground near Gatlinburg TN:…

Top 4 Reasons Why You’ll Love the Pool at Our Campground in the Smoky Mountains

Top 4 Reasons Why You’ll Love the Pool at Our Campground in the Smoky Mountains

One of the highlights of a summer vacation to our Smoky Mountain campground is the refreshing outdoor swimming pool! Our beautiful pool offers the perfect way to cool off on a warm summer afternoon and features plenty of seating areas, so you can choose to relax or splash around with your family and friends! Here are the top 4 reasons why you’ll love the pool at our campground in the Smoky Mountains:…

Top 3 Things to Know About the I-40 Pigeon River Gorge Wildlife Crossing Project

Top 3 Things to Know About the I-40 Pigeon River Gorge Wildlife Crossing Project

The popularity of the Great Smoky Mountains and Cherokee National Forest has grown over the last 20 years, both in terms of population and tourism. This has led to a 43 percent increase in traffic volume on Interstate 40 in the Pigeon River Gorge in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee. Unfortunately, this growth has also led to a rapid increase in wildlife mortality caused by vehicle collisions! Now is the time to find solutions to this problem with the Safe Passage Coalition, a group working together for safe wildlife passage across I-40. Here are the top 3 things to know about their I-40 Pigeon River Gorge Wildlife Crossing Project:…

Where Should You Stay at Our Smoky Mountain Campground?

Where Should You Stay at Our Smoky Mountain Campground?

At Pigeon River Campground, we take pride in offering a variety of camping styles for our guests. Not everyone wants to have the same camping experience, and we want to be able to accommodate everyone at our campground! That’s why we have tent pads, RV sites, and even camping cabins, along with a variety of campground amenities. Wondering which camping style is right for you? Here’s where you should stay at our Smoky Mountain campground:…

How to Tell an Awesome Campfire Story When You Stay at Our Smoky Mountain Campground

How to Tell an Awesome Campfire Story When You Stay at Our Smoky Mountain Campground

What camping trip is complete without a night of campfire stories? Sit under the stars, roast a marshmallow or two and exchange some stories with your friends and family. It doesn’t matter if the story is funny, scary, real, or made up, everyone enjoys having a fun evening by the fire! Here are some tips on how to tell an awesome campfire story when you stay at our Smoky Mountain campground:…

Top 5 Smoky Mountain Waterfalls You Will Want to See

Top 5 Smoky Mountain Waterfalls You Will Want to See

When you visit the Smoky Mountains, you want to spend as much time outside enjoying the fresh air and natural beauty of the area. What better way to appreciate the Smokies than to get out and hike some trails? One of the most popular features along trails are waterfalls, and there are plenty to find in the area. Check out these top 5 Smoky Mountain waterfalls you will want to see:…

4 Ways to Have Fun at Our Great Smoky Mountain Campground

4 Ways to Have Fun at Our Great Smoky Mountain Campground

When you choose to spend your next vacation at our campground, you’ll be amazed by all the fun activities and adventures that you’ll experience! Whether you love adrenaline-fueled adventures or you’d rather spend the day relaxing and unwinding, there is something fun for everyone. Check out our 4 favorite ways to have a blast at out Great Smoky Mountain campground:

Top 4 Perks of Smoky Mountains RV Camping With Us

Top 4 Perks of Smoky Mountains RV Camping With Us

Want to get away from your everyday life and enjoy the great outdoors? Then you should plan a camping trip! There’s no better way to enjoy the area around the Great Smoky Mountains, and you’ll definitely be spending plenty of extra time outside when you camp. Plus, we have a great setup for RVs you’ll love! Here are the top 4 perks of Smoky Mountains RV camping with us:…