Spend A Weekend In The Smoky Mountains At This Creekside Campground In North Carolina

If you love roughing it just a little when you camp, then start making plans to head to the Smokies for a weekend trip to remember. The Big Creek Area is considered one of the most sought-after spots to explore in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park – and this campground is deep in the heart of Big Creek country.

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Big Creek Campground is open seasonally from March through October 27, 2019. The current rate is $17.50 per night and there’s a limit of six persons per campsite. Learn more and make a reservation at this link on Recreation.gov.

Address: Big Creek Entrance Road, Newport, NC, 37821 (note: some GPS systems may have it listed as Newport, TN)