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    Balsam Mountain Campground

    107 Park Headquarters Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738-4102
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good34%
    • Average2%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “tent camping” (7 reviews)
    “cool temps” (3 reviews)
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    Reviewed 2 June 2014

    Balsam Mountain Campground is a nice campground for the following reasons: 1) At over 5000 elevation it is the highest campground in Smokey Mountain National Park which means that it stays nice and cool even in the summer time. 2) Because you can only get...More

    48  Thank JonLugoff_SC
    Reviewed 29 May 2014

    Visited the area in late May to discover Balsam Mountain Campground is open for 2014. It was closed all of last year due to budget cuts but it is open this year so far. I have not stayed at this campground but I do love...More

    8  Thank Caesar1pup
    Reviewed 9 August 2013

    We have been to this campground the last two years. I really like the fact that it never gets very hot. The altitude is over 5000'. It is a little small for as many campsites as they have packed in there. We have always enjoyed...More

    7  Thank Kent_Hold
    Reviewed 1 July 2013

    "CLOSED FOR 2013 - The Balsam Mountain Campground and Picnic Area including the Heintooga Ridge and Balsam Mountain Roads will be CLOSED for 2013 due to Sequestration Budget Cuts at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park." This is really too bad as this is a...More

    11  Thank Caesar1pup
    Reviewed 22 August 2012

    Camp host has asked to have this one child to stay out of our camp site,I was told by female host this is a park kids can do what they want.This child threw rocks at our dog,would stand at edge of campsite and stomp his...More

    24  Thank james r
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    • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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    Randel J
    14 July 2017|
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    Response from amypizzutibrown | Reviewed this property |
    I would bring baby wipes to use at night before bedtime or in morning and then once or twice we boiled a bucket of hot water and did a sponge bath. I would wash my hair in bathroom over sink. It was cold. It totally doable
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    lahf02
    11 August 2015|
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    Response from Sky1725 |
    No showers in the park. You can go outside of the park and rent showers.
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    "Bring firewood before you come or plan accordingly. They do not have any available for sale as in the distant..."
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