Enjoy Camping in an Outdoor Paradise

Cherokee is a great area for people who enjoy the outdoors, especially camping under the stars after an active day exploring many trails and streams in the area.

For a small town, Cherokee has a large variety of campgrounds to choose from. Whether you need a camping cabin, pop-up or tent site or have an RV, you’ll find a campground that fits your style of camping.
Enjoy the great outdoors and yet stay just minutes from the attractions, restaurants, shops and grocery stores of Cherokee.

Our campgrounds in the Smoky Mountains are one hour west of Asheville, just three hours from Atlanta and Charlotte, and two hours from Greenville, Knoxville and Chattanooga.

This page lists campgrounds in the North Carolina Smokies. By checking your desired lodging amenities, you can narrow the list to match your personal preferences.



  • Fontana Village Resort

    Located in Fontana Dam, North Carolina, Fontana Village Resort offers a range of accommodations, including rooms and suites in The Lodge, cabins, and RV and tent camping along the Little Tennessee River. The resort also features a marina and supply store, boat rentals, convention and event space, restaurants, shopping, fitness center, pools, championship disc golf course, whitewater rafting, and miles of on-site trails for bikers and hikers.
  • Happy Holiday RV Village

    NEW OWNERSHIP and MANAGEMENT! Nestled in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, we have 357 sites on 40 acres. Minutes from all attractions and a tradition in Cherokee for decades. Come and enjoy fishing in the mountain streams surrounding the park. Enjoy live music at our Bluegrass Festivals, or simply relax in our truly beautiful natural setting. Reserve online and experience the BEST camping in the area!
  • Yogi in the Smokies

    Welcome to the award-winning Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Cherokee, North Carolina, where GOOD TIMES and FUN shine everyday for the whole family! This great campground featuring comfortable cabins and beautiful campsites, is nestled deep in the Great Smoky Mountains. Yogi in the Smokies has everything to make your stay a relaxed and pleasant experience with daily, weekly and monthly rates available. Fun for kids and adults alike.