Cherokee, NC

Cherokee - Yogi Bear in the Smokies NC

Cherokee, NC

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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
  • 138 RV and tent sites
  • 38 cabins
  • 39 on river
  • 3 primitive
  • mostly wooded
  • new full service 50 amp sites
  • 176 Sites
  • 51 W/S sites
  • 81 Full Hook Up W/E/S Sites
  • Max RV Length: 45 ft.
  • 3 Deluxe sites: 50amp large sites with upstanding 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 22 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 29 - Mar 31WAKE THE BEARS; TROUT SEASON OPENS; CHEROKEE ANNUAL OPENING DAY TROUT TOURNAMENT

  • Apr 05 - Apr 07BOO BOO'S BIRTHDAY
  • Apr 12 - Apr 14MARDI GRAS IN THE MOUNTAINS
  • Apr 19 - Apr 21CELEBRATE EASTER
  • Apr 26 - Apr 28WILD WEST WEEKEND

  • May 03 - May 05AROUND THE WORLD
  • May 10 - May 12FIRESIDE CIRCLE POW WOW & MOTHER'S DAY
  • May 17 - May 19MEXICAN FIESTA
  • May 24 - May 26SUPER HEROES WEEK & MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION
  • May 27 - Jun 02THE GREAT OUTDOORS

  • Jun 03 - Jun 09WILD ANIMALS
  • Jun 10 - Jun 16TALENT SHOW & FATHER'S DAY CELEBRATION
  • Jun 17 - Jun 23MERMAIDS & SAILORS
  • Jun 24 - Jun 30WIZARDS & DRAGONS

  • Jul 01 - Jul 07FOURTH OF JULY & THE CLAYBORN BAND (SATURDAY NIGHT)
  • Jul 08 - Jul 14CELEBRATE THE 60'S AND DANCE TO THE CLAYBORN BAND (SATURDAY NIGHT)
  • Jul 15 - Jul 21CHOCOLATE-CHOCOLATE-CHOCOLATE MANIA!
  • Jul 22 - Jul 28TROPICAL ISLANDS
  • Jul 29 - Aug 04YOGI'S SURPRISE BIRTHDAY PARTY! (Saturday)

  • Aug 05 - Aug 11PIRATES & PRINCESSES
  • Aug 16 - Aug 18UNDER THE SEA
  • Aug 23 - Aug 25CARNIVAL TIME!
  • Aug 30 - Sep 01SUMMER SUPER SPLASH & LABOR DAY CELEBRATION

  • Sep 06 - Sep 08FIRESIDE CIRCLE POW WOW & GRANDPARENTS' DAY
  • Sep 13 - Sep 15CAMPER APPRECIATION WEEKEND
  • Sep 20 - Sep 22ROAST MARSHMALLOWS WITH YOGI & BOO BOO
  • Sep 27 - Sep 29SAY "GOOD NIGHT" TO YOGI AND BOO BOO FOR THE WINTER

  • Oct 04 - Oct 06"BEARY" SCARY HALLOWEEN WEEKENDS
  • Oct 11 - Oct 13"BEARY" SCARY HALLOWEEN WEEKENDS
  • Oct 18 - Oct 20"BEARY" SCARY HALLOWEEN WEEKENDS
  • Oct 25 - Oct 27"BEARY" SCARY HALLOWEEN WEEKENDS
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