Jump on the Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail is accessible within minutes of the campground. Of the 2015 miles of the AT (as it is called), a section 69 miles in length serves as a boundary for Tennessee and North Carolina in the Great Smoky Mountains.

The Appalachian Trail is accessible from the Cosby Campground (about 6 miles away) and Waterville/Davenport Gap (about 4 miles away). 

Other things to see and do in the area:

  • Midnight Hole
  • Mouse Creek Falls
  • Max Patch
  • Hiking at Big Creek or Cosby in the GSMNP
  • Buzzard Roost in the Cherokee National Forest
  • Mt. Cammerer Lookout Tower