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part ofGreat Smoky Mountains National Park, National Park Service
Status: Open through Sat Oct 31 2015   Season Dates
Site, Loop:PAV01, Picnic Pavilion
Electric Hookup Pets Allowed
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Reservation Window: Sat May 30 2015 – Mon May 30 2016

Check-in: 7:00 am

Departure date:
Check-out: 11:59 pm

Site Details

  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Drive-In
  • Checkin Time: 7:00 am
  • Checkout Time: 11:59 pm
  • Type of Use: Day
  • Electricity Hookup: 15
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 150
  • Pets Allowed: Domestic
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 25
  • Driveway Grade: Moderate
  • Driveway Surface: Paved
  • Shade: Full
  • Lean To/Shelter: Y
  • BBQ: Y
  • Condition Rating: Prime
  • Location Rating: Prime
  • Picnic Table: Y
  • Privacy: Y
Photo: PAV01, Picnic Pavilion Photo: PAV01, Picnic Pavilion Photo: PAV01, Picnic Pavilion Photo: PAV01, Picnic Pavilion Photo: PAV01, Picnic Pavilion

Know Before You Go


FOOD STORAGE: Black bears and other wildlife inhabit the area. Food storage regulations are strictly enforced. Do not feed wildlife and do not leave food or garbage unattended. Properly dispose of all food and garbage at the end of your event.

FIREWOOD QUARANTINE: Firewood from the states of Illinois, Indiana and Ohio and the lower peninsula of Michigan is quarantined due to an insect infestation. Please help protect park forests and do not bring firewood from those states.

WATER: Potable water is available from a spigot near the pavilion fireplace.

ALCOHOL: Alcohol is allowed at designated picnic areas, including this pavilion, as well as designated campsites. Alcohol is prohibited elsewhere.

FIRES: Charcoal fires only are permitted in the pavilion fireplace. Wood fires are prohibited.

DECORATIONS: Decorations are allowed, provided that tape, etc. is removed upon departure. Directional signs leading to the site are prohibited.

ACTIVITY RESTRICTIONS: Commercial activity (i.e. sales) is prohibited. Use of the pavilion for weddings or wedding receptions may require a Special Use Permit. Call 865-436-1266 for information.

MISC: Keep your confirmation notice with you in the event of a conflict.

A beautiful, large, and lighted picnic pavilion (47' x 69') with a capacity of about 150 people. It contains a large fireplace for charcoal fires; the grill is 26" x 70". There are twenty-eight picnic tables plus a 3' x 24' serving table. No telephone.

The new, ADA accessible restroom was constructed in 2010. It is lighted and equipped with flush toilets and cold running water in the sinks. The restrooms can only be accessed via a combination lock, i.e. 19345. Please bring that number with you as it is the only way to get in to the restrooms.

** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the facility.
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