• Camping
  • Picnic Area
  • Restrooms
  • Trailer Space
  • Trailer Dump Station
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Boat Ramp
  • Canoe/Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Scenic Views
  • Ampitheater
  • Information
  • Fee Required
  • Hiking trail
  • Horse Trail
  • Bike Trail
  • Easy Trail
  • Moderate Trail
  • Difficult Trail

PUBLIC RECREATIONAL AREAS AND CAMPGROUNDS IN THE NC SMOKIES

Nantahala National Forest

1
Lake Cherokee

Open year round

2
Hanging Dog

Open June-October

3
Fires Creek

Open year round

4
Jackrabbit Mountain

Open May-September

5
Standing Indian

Open April-November

6
Hurricane Primitive

Open year round

7
Arrowwood Glade

Open year round

8
Wayah

Open year round

9
Wayah Bald

Open year round

10
Nantahala Gorge

Open year round

11
Ferebee Memorial

Open year round

12
Snowbird

Open year round

13
Cheoah Point

Open April-October

14
Horse Cove

Open year round (in winter no water or fee)

15
Joyce Kilmer

Open year round

16
Cable Cove

Open April-October

17
Tsali

Open April-October

18
Cliffside Lake

Open May-October

19
Van Hook Glade

Open May-October

20
Whitewater Falls

Open year round

21
Whiteside Mountain

Open year round

22
Balsam Lake

Open year round

23
Sunburst

Open May-November

24
Rattler Ford Group Campground

Open mid April-mid October ReserveUSA.com or 877.444.6777 Four campsite areas that accommodate around 25 persons each for tent camping.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

25
Deep Creek

Open May-October

26
Smokemont

Open year round (weather permitting)

27
Balsam Mountain

Open year round (weather permitting)

28
Cataloochee

Open April-October

29
Elkmont

Open year round (In winter no water or fee)

30
Cades Cove

Open year round (weather permitting)