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Big Creek Group Camping


Big Creek Group Campground is located close to Newport, Tennessee and offers tent camping only. The Big Creek Group Camp is located in the Big Creek area of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Map & Directions



Group camping at Big Creek is by reservation only.
Maximum No. People: 25
Cost per night: $44
Camping Policies | Other Group Campgrounds


Stay/Site Limits:
Group site limits are site specific. The park stay limit is 7 consecutive days from May 15 thru October 31 and 14 consecutive days from November 1 thru May 14, the purpose of which is to allow more people to stay in a public campground. A day-by-day extension of the 7 day limit may be requested at the campground kiosk, not to exceed a total consecutive stay of more than 14 days. Reservations which exceed the 7-consecutive-day limit may be cancelled and refunded.

There are lots of hiking and fishing opportunities in the vicinity and the Appalachian Trail can be easily reached via the 2.1 mile Chestnut Branch Trail.

This shaded, 25-person group site has 6 picnic tables, 2 large fire rings, 1 small grill and four tent pads (three 16' x 16' and one 12' x 12'). Parking is limited to 4-6 vehicles. Full service grocery stores and medical facilities are 16 miles away in Newport, TN.


Services & Amenities:
• Cell phone service
• Comfort Station
• Convenience Store
• Fire Rings
• Fishing streams
• Fuel, Boats
• Fuel, Vehicles
• Hiking
• No cell service
• Parking
• Picnic Tables
• Picnicking
• Potable Water
• Ranger Station
• Telephone
• Toilet, Accessible
• Toilet, Flush
• Trails, Horse
• Utility Sink

Mailing Address:
Big Creek Campground
236 Big Creek Park Road
Newport, TN 37821

Phone: 423-487-5418 (Cosby Ranger Station)

Directions: Take I-40 East from Newport, TN approx. 16 miles. Exit I-40 at exit 451 (Waterville). Follow the road past the Walters Power Generating Station to a 4-way intersection. Continue straight through and follow signs to the group camp.


 

 


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