Camping in Gatlinburg and the Smokies

Let's go camping!

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is home to several different types of campgrounds. From backpackers’ backcountry camping to large group campgrounds with amenities like running water and toilets, Great Smoky Mountains National Park has the right campsite for your camping trip.

Be sure to stop by one of our outdoor outfitters for all the hiking and camping gear you need to make your camping trip in the Smokies a memorable one. There are several outfitters situated in and around Gatlinburg, for your convenience.

Some of our campgrounds require camping reservations and can be reserved online. Others are first-come, first-served. For more information about camping in the Smokies, check out our guide to campgrounds.