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ATTENTION: New Firewood Regulation: Beginning March 1, 2015 only heat-treated firewood bundled in its original packing and bearing a certification seal from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) or a state department of agriculture may be brought into the park. For additional information, please visit the park website Frontcountry Camping Page.
COSBY CAMPGROUND, TN
part ofGreat Smoky Mountains National Park, National Park Service
Status: Closed through Thu Apr 09 2015 Season Dates
OverviewTucked in the mountains under a canopy of cool shade, this campground creates a peaceful and secluded environment for visitors, offering the best that the Great Smoky Mountains National park has to offer.
All but 26 sites in Cosby campground are available on a first come, first served basis. Even when all reservation sites are booked, there are usually many great tent sites available, even on holiday weekends. Call 423-487-2683 to check availability. RV sites are less common and a reservation is recommended for those on holiday weekends. This campground is usually quieter and without the hustle and bustle of the busier campgrounds. Come and give this campground a try!
World-renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian culture, Great Smoky Mountains is America's most visited national park.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a hiker's paradise, with over 800 miles of maintained trails ranging from short, leg-stretchers to strenuous treks, with a number of those trails easily accessible from Cosby Campground, including the Appalachian Trail, just three miles away via the Lower Gap Trail.
Cosby Campground provides campers with a secluded environment for traditional camping. Though some RV sites are available, Cosby is mostly a tent campground, with plenty of shade and tent pads at each site, along with fire rings, grills and tables, perfect for family meals and late night s'mores.
Cosby, Tennessee, located about five miles from the campground, offers convenience stores and fuel.
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Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Cosby, TN, proceed south on TN 32 about 1.5 miles south of the junction with US 321. Turn right at Cosby sign. Campground is another 2 miles.
Mailing Address:COSBY CAMPGROUND
127 Cosby Park Road
Cosby TN 37722
Phone Number:Information: (423)487-2683