Cosby (near Sevierville), TN
The 3-site Cosby Group Camp is located in the Cosby section of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, near Cosby, Tennessee.
Group sites include tent pads, one fire ring with cooking grill, and picnic tables. One of the three group sites is accessible to physically handicapped persons. Cosby tends to be quieter campground and is well suited to those groups more interested in the Parks natural resouces than nearby amusements. The Appalachian Trail is 3 miles away on the Low Gap Trail. RVs and generator use are not permitted at group sites.
MORE INFORMATION: Information is available at the park website at www.nps.gov/grsm. For recorded information on park facilities, programs, local lodging and to request information by mail, call 865-436-1200. Books and guides are available on-line at www.smokiesstore.org. The park mailing address is Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 107 Park Headquarters Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738.
Services & Amenities:
- Comfort Station
- Dump Station
- Picnic Tables
- Ranger Station
- Trails, Horse
Alerts and Important Information
You are responsible for knowing park rules and regulations. A limited summary is provided below. More detailed information can be found at www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/campregs.htm.
FOOD STORAGE: Black bears and other wildlife inhabit the area. Special regulations apply to the storage of food and garbage, as well as horse feed, and are strictly enforced.
FIREWOOD QUARANTINE:Firewood from a number of states and 2 Canadian Provinces is quarantined due to an insect infestation by one or more insect pests (e.g. the Emerald Ash Borer) that is devastating certain tree species. Please help protect our forests from these destructive pests and do not bring firewood into the Park from the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin as well as the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
HOOK UPS: There are no hook-ups or showers at any park campground. Potable water is available from a spigot in the campground.
QUIET HOURS: Quiet hours are in effect from 10 PM to 6 AM. Generator use is prohibited in group camps.
FIRES: Fires are allowed in fire rings only.
STAY/SITE LIMITS: Group site limits are site specific and range from 15-30 people depending on the campground. Check the Site Details page for info on the specific site. The park stay limit is 14 consecutive days. Reservations which exceed the 14 consecutive day limit be cancelled and refunded.
FISHING: A Tennessee or North Carolina fishing license is required to fish in the park. Licenses are available in nearby towns at <$30. Special regulations apply in the park: single hook, artificial flies or lures only---no bait.
Jun 14 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Mar 12 2010 -
Oct 31 2010
|GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC
Campground Phone: 423-487-2683
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Cosby Group Camp Campground Reservations