Great Smoky Mountains

Safari-inspired accommodations near Gatlinburg, TN

2022 Dates: April 7th – November 28th 2023 Dates: April 6th – November 27th

Named a ‘Best Resort in the South’ by Travel + Leisure and a ‘Top 20 Resort in the US – South’ by Condé Nast Traveler, Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains is located just 10 miles from Gatlinburg, Tennessee and is set upon 182-acres of lush, wooded terrain, near the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Beckoning travelers to Tennessee’s ancient mountains and misty blue vistas, Under Canvas’ safari-inspired accommodations offer an unparalleled outdoor experience in “The Land of Blue Smoke”.

Recognition

"While every Under Canvas location provides something unique, special, and is well worth the journey, this spot felt uniquely like a home away from home for families to celebrate together once again."
Travel + Leisure
"Tucked into the trees, this collection of safari-style canvas tents with hotel-quality beds brings Under Canvas’ established park-side glamping concept to the Southeast."
Southern Living

Explore Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains

Amenities

ORGANIC BATH PRODUCTS

Organic Bath Products

Upscale, organic bath products stocked in your ensuite bathroom

ON-SITE DINING

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Our upscale menu embraces both seasonality and locally sourced produce

FIRE PITS AND S'MORES

Fire Pits & Smores

Nightly fires and complimentary s’mores available

COMPLIMENTARY ACTIVITIES

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Live music, morning yoga, kids activities and more

USB BATTERY PACKS

USB Battery Packs

Charge your devices using our bedside battery packs

EXPERIENCE COORDINATORS

Adventures Concierge

Let us help you plan the adventure of a lifetime

PICNIC AREA & GRILLS

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Enjoy outdoor picnic areas and grills for the ultimate outdoor dining experience

WEST ELM FURNISHINGS

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West Elm furnishings adourne our expansive lobby tents

Experience the "Land of Blue Smoke" at Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains

Immerse yourself in the Great Smoky Mountains with a stay at Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains. Our upscale, safari-inspired tents feature king-size beds with plush linens, ensuite bathrooms with hot showers, in-tent wood-burning stoves and stunning views. Explore the Smokies by day, and relax in style by night at our upscale outdoor resort.

LOCATION

DIRECTIONS & TRAVEL INFO

Directions from Knoxville, TN

Take US-441 South for approximately 20 miles. Take a right at Pleasant Hill Rd in Sevier County and then take River Divide Rd to Parkway in Pigeon Forge. Turn right onto Pigeon Forge Parkway (US321), continue on, then turn right onto Conner Heights Rd/Indian Cir Dr (Streetlight labeled #10). In 0.5 miles continue onto Mill Creek Rd. In 0.7 miles, just after passing the Smoky Mountain Ziplines, turn left at the bridge to stay on Mill Creek Rd. You will pass some horse stables on your left, just over the bridge. **note you may lose cell service from here. Continue straight on Mill Creek Rd which become Laurel Lick Rd. Follow the Under Canvas signs. Take a left at the big red shipping containers (there’ll be a small lake on your right after you turn) and follow the pebble driveway up the hill and through the forest to arrive at camp.

Directions from Great Smoky Mountains National Park (approx. 20-minute drive)

Head North on Wear Cove Gap Rd toward Little Greenbrier Trail. Continue on to Line Springs Rd and then turn right onto US-321 N. Turn right onto Bryan Rd, continue on for about half a mile and then take a left onto Valley View Rd. Take a right on Little Cove Rd, and then another right on Little Cove Church Rd. Little Cove Church Rd turns slightly right and becomes Laurel Lick Rd. Turn right on Bruce Ogle Rd. and follow the signs to camp.

CAMP MAP

Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains Camp Map 2022

Culinary

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Food and Beverage at Under Canvas
Seasonal and Locally Sourced Menu

We feature seasonal food and beverage offerings that prioritize locally-sourced ingredients from nearby purveyors.

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S'mores at Under Canvas
Complimentary S'mores

For dessert, we let you become the chefs with our complimentary s'mores packs and nightly campfires.

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Under Canvas cocktails
Cheers!

Choose from a selection of wines, beers and canned cocktails to enjoy during dinner or around the campfire.

Grab N Go Food Options at Under Canvas
Grab N Go Options

On the run for a day full of adventures? Snag breakfast, lunch or snacks to enjoy on the road, or trail.

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Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains lobby tent
Dining Al Fresco

Enjoy dining al fresco surrounded with lush green views of the Smoky Mountains.

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Healthy Options

Fuel your adventures with our always fresh and healthy options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Bluestone Lane Coffee at Under Canvas Acadia
Bluestone Lane Coffee

Wake up and smell the coffee with Bluestone Lane premium espresso beverages

Your Great Smoky Mountains Adventure Awaits!

With locations across the U.S. near some of the nations most popular national parks and monuments Under Canvas is the perfect place for your outdoor vacations. Adventure by day and relax by night in safari-inspired, canvas tents with ensuite bathrooms, king-size beds with plush linens, wood-burning stoves and more.

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