Abram's Creek Campground is located in a relatively remote area of Great Smoky Mountain National Park. The secluded setting offers visitors the ability to enjoy a multitude of recreational activities like hiking and fishing, without the crowds, which are sometimes common in other areas of the park. At a 1,125 foot elevation, Abram's Creek Campground provides a moderate climate, characterized by mild winters and hot, humid summers. Beautiful Abram's Creek flows beside the campground offering the camper the peaceful sounds of rippling water.
Abram's Creek Campground offers a traditional tent only outdoor camping experience with the added convenience of flush toilets and drinking water. There are no hookups or showers at the campground. Hiking trails and fishing streams are easily accessible from the site.
Hammocks are allowed in the campground with the following guidelines: Must be over the footprint of the campsite, limited to trees 10 inches in diameter with adequate padding around the tree and only 2 hammocks are allowed to be suspended from the same tree.
Campsites are $17.50 per night for individual campsites. Owners of a Senior/Golden Age or Access/Access Pass receive a 50% discount on individual campsites.
Reservations for campsites at Abrams Creek Campground may be made 6 months prior to your arrival date online at www.recreation.gov or by calling (877) 444-6777. Reservations are required to camp in this campground.
Groceries, Camping Supplies, Food, and Firewood
A limited selection of groceries, camping supplies, visitor convenience items, and food and beverage service are available in the park. Please see listing for additional information.
Bundles of certified heat-treated firewood are available for sale in the communities surrounding the national park. Firewood may not be brought into the park unless it bears the USDA-APHIS-PPQ or state certification that it has been heat-treated. See Firewood FAQs page for additional information. The following campgrounds have on-site firewood sales:
● Cades Cove (at Cades Cove Campground Store)
● Smokemont (at Smokemont Riding Stables)
Late Arrival Procedures
Park campgrounds are not gated. You may check in after hours. However, please be considerate of your neighbors while setting up camp by keeping noise and light to a minimum. Quiet hours are from 10:00 PM-6:00 AM. If you have forgotten your assigned site, check the Arrival List posted on the bulletin board at the kiosk for your name and site number.
Pets are allowed on a leash no longer than six feet. Hiking in the park with pets are allowed only on the roads, Oconaluftee River Trail and Gatlinburg Trail.
For additional information about camping at Abrams Creek Campground call 865-488-4103.