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Yogi Bear in the Smokies - Cherokee, NC

317 Galamore Bridge Road
Cherokee, NC 28719

GPS: Lat: 35.477058 - Lng: -83.320587

Dates Open: Mar 14 to Nov 2 Dates Open: All Year (for selective sites)

Direct Phone: (828) 497-9151
Direct Toll-Free: (877) 716-6711

Email: yogibear@jellystone-cherokee.com

Website: http://www.jellystonecherokee.com

 

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About

Located deep in the Great Smoky Mountains, this North Carolina campground features deluxe cabin rentals, tent sites and RV camping. Plus, many sites have a river view. Activities around the park include visiting Mingo Falls, The Cherokee Indian Museum, Harrah's Cherokee Casino or Smoky Mountain National Park (only 6 miles away!)

Campground Awards

Office Hours

Excellence Award

Pinnacle Club

Outstanding Customer Service Award

Jim Webb Spirit Award

Trailer Life 9/9/8.5

In Season: 8am-8pm Daily; Off Season: 10am-4pm Daily

Map

Located 6 miles from East entrance to Smoky Mountain National Park. From Jct. US 19 & US 441, go 2 miles North on 441, then 6 1/2 miles North on Big Cove Rd. Do not use GPS.

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Sites & Rentals

  • 138 RV and tent sites
  • 3 primitive
  • 38 cabins
  • 39 on river
  • Max RV Length: 45 ft.
  • Mostly wooded
  • New full service 50 amp sites
  • 3 Deluxe sites: 50amp large sites with upstanding grill and fire ring
  • 51 W/S sites
  • 81 Full Hook Up W/E/S Sites
  • 176 Sites

Water Fun

  • Heated Pool (in season)
  • River Tubing

Play

  • Basketball Court
  • Bike Rental
  • Bocce Ball
  • Activity director (in season)
  • Crafts
  • Movies
  • Fishing - stocked trout fishing
  • Gameroom
  • Horseshoes
  • Pavilion
  • Pedal Carts

Convenience

  • 48 channels Direct TV Satelite
  • A/C and heat in all cabins
  • Fire rings
  • Fishing tackle & permits
  • Ice
  • LP gas
  • Firewood
  • General Store

Nearby (within 30 Minutes)

  • Amusement Park
  • Biking Trails
  • 8-10 miles to Cherokee Indian Museum and Casino
  • Golf Course/Driving Range
  • Hiking Trails
  • Horseback Riding
  • Museum
  • Sport Lake (for Boating, Water Skiing, etc.)

Calendar of Events

March

March 28 - 30

Fish Tournament

April

April 04 - 06

Bears Wake Up!

April 11 - 13

Mardi Gras Celebration

April 14 - 20

Easter Celebration Week & Yogi Bear's Birthday

April 25 - 26

Under the Sea

May

May 02 - 04

Wizard & Dragon Weekend

May 09 - 11

Mother's Day Weekend & Fireside Circle

May 12 - 18

Down on the Farm

May 19 - 25

Memorial Day Week

May 26 - June 01

Native American Weekend & Ranger Smith™

June

June 02 - 08

Murder Mystery Week

June 09 - 15

Celebrate Father's Day & Ranger Smith™

June 16 - 22

Super Hero Week

June 23 - 29

Princess Week-Cindy Bear™ will Arrive Saturday

June 30 - July 06

Celebrate 4th Of July

July

July 07 - 13

Remember the 60s with the Clayborn Band Saturday Night

July 14 - 20

Christmas in July

July 21 - 27

Enjoy the Great Outdoors

July 28 - August 03

Super Soaker Week

August

August 04 - 10

Pirate Week

August 11 - 17

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate Week

August 18 - 24

Southwest Fiesta Week

August 25 - 31

Labor Day Week & BBQ Cook Out

September

September 01 - 07

Rock and Roll Week

September 12 - 14

Camper Appreciation Weekend

September 19 - 21

Roast Marshmallows with Yogi Bear™ & Boo Boo™

September 26 - 28

Bears Go to Bed

October

October 03 - 05

Halloween Weekend

October 10 - 12

Halloween Weekend

October 17 - 19

Halloween Weekend

October 24 - 26

Halloween Weekend

October 31 - November 02

Halloween Weekend

 

*Events are subject to change. Please contact the park directly for event details.*

  • Rates for 4 people, 1 vehicle
  • $40-$46 W/E
  • $45-53 W/E/S 30 amp
  • $51-59 W/E/S 50 amp
  • $62 Deluxe site (50 amp, large sites with grill)
  • $28 primitive, $33 primitive river
  • $5 extra person
  • $5 extra tent
  • $7 per day extra vehicle
  • AC/EH no charge
  • Sleeper cabins to full service cabins available $69-$179 per night, 2 night minimum
  • No pets or smoking in cabins (except in pet-friendly cabins
  • Weekly, monthly, group rates available
  • Visa, Mastercard and Cash Only
  • Visit our website for rate details.

Discounts: 10% Discounts: AAA, AARP, Good Sam and Active Military

Age Restrictions: Must be 21 to make a cabin reservation, 18 to make a campsite reservation.

Pet Policy: 2 pet maximum per site. Must be on a leash. No dobermans, pit bulls or other agressive breeds. We have 9 pet friendly cabins. (2 pets max) We have 29 pet-free cabins.

  • The Cherokee Indian Museum

    "Welcome. I want to tell you a story, a very old story..." So begins your trip through the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Totally renovated in 1998, the new museum tells the story of the Cherokee people using high-tech wizardry along with an extensive artifact collection.<br /> <br /> The museum opens daily at 9 a.m. except on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children, and free for children under 6. Group rates are available, as well as AARP and AAA discounts.

    http://www.cherokeemuseum.org/

  • The Cherokee Fun Park

    The Cherokee Fun Park in scenic Cherokee North Carolina offers excitement enough for an entire day of action packed family fun with go-cart tracks, kiddie rides, playboat pool, miniature golf courses, waterboats, multiplayer arcade games and many other at

    http://www.cherokeefunpark.com/

  • Santa Theme Park

    Exciting Rudi-Coaster ride, train ride paddle boats, zoo, ferris wheel, shops, entertainment and Santa.<br /> <br /> Grab a hand full of Rudolph's favorite food and let him eat right out of your hands.<br /> <br /> Open daily 9 am -5pm from March 31st through October 31st. W

    http://www.santaslandnc.com/

  • Mingo Falls

    Once at Yogi in the Smokies, hike or bike to 200' Mingo Falls, one of Western North Carolina 's best waterfalls.<br /> <br /> Follow Big Cove Road about four miles from Acquoni Road to Mingo Falls Campground area and walk the trail (about a five minute hike) to one

    http://www.cherokee-nc.com/index.php?page=39

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