Cherokee, NC

Cherokee - Yogi Bear in the Smokies NC

Cherokee, NC

WAYS TO STAY

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About this park

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. Hiking, Fishing, Swimming, Tubing. Activities around the park include Mingo Falls, Museum of the Cherokee Indians, Oconaluftee Indian Village, "Unto These Hills" Outdoor Drama, Harrah's Cherokee Casino, Sequoyah National Golf Club, Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountain National Park (only 6 miles away!), Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge (45 miles).

Sites & Rentals
  • Campsites - 138 RV and tent sites
  • Cabins - 40 cabins
  • Campsites - 35 on river
  • Primitive Sites - 3 primitive
  • mostly wooded
  • new full service 50 amp sites
  • 176 Sites
  • 51 Campsites - W/S sites
  • 81 Full Hook Up W/E/S Sites
  • Max RV Length: 45 ft.
  • 5 Spacious Sites - Deluxe sites: 50 amp large sites with stand-up grill and fire ring
Attractions
  • Basketball Court
  • Bike Rental
  • Crafts
  • Fishing - - stocked trout fishing
  • GaGa Ball
  • Gameroom
  • Heated Pool - (in season)
  • Horseshoes
  • Pavilion
  • Pedal Carts
  • River Tubing
  • activity director (in season)
  • movies
Convenience
  • A/C and heat in all cabins
  • fire rings
  • fishing tackle & permits
  • ice
  • LP gas
  • General Store
  • Firewood
  • 48 channels Direct TV Satelite
Awards
  • Excellence Award
  • Pinnacle Club
  • Outstanding Customer Service Award
  • Recreation Award
  • Landscaping Award
  • Comfort Station Award
  • 100% Award: Good Sam Club 9.9/10.0*/9.0
  • Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
Operation Dates

Mar 19 to Nov 1

Holiday Rates for Memorial Day, 4th of July, & Labor Day

Office Hours

In Season: Sun-Thur - 8:00am-6pm
Fri &
Sat 8:00am - 8:00pm
Off Season: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Daily

Park Rates
  • Rates for 6 people, 1 vehicle
  • $45-68 W/E
  • $55-73 W/E/S 30 amp
  • $62-79 W/E/S 50 amp
  • $72-81 Deluxe site (50 amp, large sites with grill)
  • $33-38 primitive
  • $5 extra person
  • $5 extra tent
  • $7 per day extra vehicle
  • AC/EH no charge
  • Sleeper cabins to full service cabins available $79-$224 per night, 2 night minimum on weekends, 3 night minimum on holiday weekends
  • No smoking in cabins; pets only in specified pet-friendly cabins
  • Weekly and group rates available
  • Visa, Mastercard and Cash Only
  • Visit our website for rate details.

Discounts: 10% Discounts: AAA, AARP, Good Sam and Military. Passport America, Monday-Thursday (call for additional details)

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

Pet Policy: $25 per pet fee in pet friendly cabins, 2 pet maximum per cabin/site. No pets in tent camping. Must be on a leash. Cannot be unattended outside or in cabin. No dobermans, pit bulls or other aggressive breeds. We have 9 pet friendly cabins. (2 pets max) We have 29 pet-free cabins.

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Address

317 Galamore Bridge Rd
Cherokee, NC 28719

Google Map Directions

Written Directions

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.

Park Sitemap

GPS

Lat: 35.4771 - Lng: -83.3206

Resources

Events at this park

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  • Mar 26 - Mar 28Wake Up the Bears, Cherokee’s Annual Opening Day Fishing Tournament

  • Apr 02 - Apr 03Celebrate Easter
  • Apr 09 - Apr 11Boo Boo’s® Birthday on Saturday
  • Apr 16 - Apr 18Wild Animals Week
  • Apr 23 - Apr 25Around the World!
  • Apr 30 - May 02Wild West Weekend

  • May 07 - May 09Mother’s Day
  • May 14 - Jun 16Wacky Week
  • May 21 - May 23The Great Outdoors
  • May 28 - May 30Super Heroes & Memorial Day Celebration
  • May 31 - Jun 06Mardi Gras in the Mountains

  • Jun 07 - Jun 13Mexican Fiesta Weekend
  • Jun 14 - Jun 20Talent Show and Father’s Day Celebration
  • Jun 21 - Jun 27Tropical Islands
  • Jun 28 - Jul 04Fourth of July Celebration

  • Jul 05 - Jul 11Celebrate the 60’s and Dance to The Clayborn Band (Saturday)
  • Jul 10 - Jul 18Pirates and Princesses and The Clayborn Band (Saturday)
  • Jul 19 - Jul 25Wizards and Dragons Week
  • Jul 26 - Aug 01Celebrate Yogi’s® Birthday!

  • Aug 02 - Aug 08Chocolate-Chocolate-Chocolate Mania!
  • Aug 13 - Aug 15Under the Sea
  • Aug 20 - Aug 22Carnival Time!
  • Aug 27 - Aug 29Mermaids and Sailors Weekend

  • Sep 03 - Sep 05Summer Splash & Labor Day Celebration
  • Sep 10 - Sep 12Fireside Circle Pow Wow and Grandparents’ Day
  • Sep 17 - Sep 19Camper Appreciation Week
  • Sep 24 - Sep 26Roast Marshmallows with Yogi Bear® and Boo Boo®

  • Oct 01 - Oct 03Say “Good Night” to Yogi Bear® and Boo Boo® for the Winter
  • Oct 08 - Oct 10Beary Scary Halloween Weekend
  • Oct 15 - Oct 17Beary Scary Halloween Weekend
  • Oct 22 - Oct 24Beary Scary Halloween Weekend
  • Oct 29 - Oct 31Beary Scary Halloween Weekend
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