Cherokee, NC

Cherokee - Yogi Bear in the Smokies NC

Cherokee, NC

WAYS TO STAY

Cabin

RV Site

Tent Site

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 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 27 - Mar 29Wake Up the Bears, Cherokee’s Annual Opening Day Fishing Tournament

  • Apr 03 - Apr 05Boo Boo’s® Birthday on Saturday
  • Apr 10 - Apr 12Celebrate Easter
  • Apr 17 - Apr 19Mardi Gras in the Mountains
  • Apr 24 - Apr 26Around the World!

  • May 01 - May 03Wild West Weekend
  • May 08 - May 10Fireside Circle Pow Wow & Mother’s Day
  • May 15 - May 17Mexican Fiesta Weekend
  • May 22 - May 24Super Heroes & Memorial Day Celebration
  • May 25 - May 31The Great Outdoors

  • Jun 01 - Jun 08Wild Animals Week
  • Jun 08 - Jun 14Talent Show and Father’s Day Celebration
  • Jun 15 - Jun 21Wacky Week
  • Jun 22 - Jun 28Tropical Islands
  • Jun 29 - Jul 05Fourth of July Celebration

  • Jul 06 - Jul 12Celebrate the 60’s and Dance to The Clayborn Band (Saturday)
  • Jul 13 - Jul 19Pirates and Princesses and The Clayborn Band (Saturday)
  • Jul 20 - Jul 26Wizards and Dragons Week
  • Jul 27 - Aug 02Celebrate Yogi’s® Birthday!

  • Aug 03 - Aug 09Chocolate-Chocolate-Chocolate Mania!
  • Aug 14 - Aug 16Under the Sea
  • Aug 21 - Aug 23Carnival Time!
  • Aug 28 - Aug 30Mermaids and Sailors Weekend

  • Sep 04 - Sep 06Summer Splash & Labor Day Celebration
  • Sep 11 - Sep 13Fireside Circle Pow Wow and Grandparents’ Day
  • Sep 18 - Sep 20Camper Appreciation Week
  • Sep 25 - Sep 27Roast Marshmallows with Yogi Bear® and Boo Boo®

  • Oct 02 - Oct 04Say “Good Night” to Yogi Bear® and Boo Boo® for the Winter
  • Oct 09 - Oct 11Beary Scary Halloween Weekend
  • Oct 16 - Oct 18Beary Scary Halloween Weekend
  • Oct 23 - Oct 25Beary Scary Halloween Weekend
  • Oct 30 - Nov 01Beary Scary Halloween Weekend
S’more Deals for this park
  • Cabins/Campsites 35% off 2+ nights

    Mar 20 - Apr 30, 2020

    Stay 2+ nights receive 35% off your stay.

  • Camper Appreciation Weekend

    Sep 18 - Sep 20, 2020

    If you have stayed at Yogi in the Smokies during the 2020 season we invite you to join us for our Special Customer Appreciation Weekend. Stay 2+ nights receive 1/2 off your stay.