Great Smoky Mountains
Safari-style glamping near Gatlinburg, TN
Safari-style glamping near Gatlinburg, TN
Recognized in ‘Top 20 Resorts 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, just minutes from the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Beckoning travelers to Tennessee’s ancient mountains and misty blue vistas, Under Canvas’ eco-friendly glamping accommodations offer an unparalleled outdoor experience in “The Land of Blue Smoke”.
Our most luxurious tent option offering all the amenities of our Deluxe tents with the added addition of a lounge area with a queen size sofa-bed. The Suite is ideal for couples or families looking for the ultimate glamping experience.
The Stargazer offers all the luxuries of our Deluxe Tent with a viewing window above the king bed. Enjoy a private ensuite bathroom, wood-burning stove and private deck. Perfect for couples looking for an elevated glamping trip.
The Deluxe tent boasts a plush king size bed, a private ensuite bathroom with a shower, sink and flushing toilet. Enjoy the night stars on your private deck before retreating into your upscale tent kept warm by a wood-burning stove.
Our cabin-style Safari tents offer plush king size beds and a wood-burning stove to keep the tent warm at night. A bathhouse with private stalls, including hot showers, flushing toilets, and sinks are conveniently located close to your tent.
Our cabin-style Safari tents includes three twin beds for families or friends traveling together plus a wood-burning stove for warmth at night. A bathhouse with private hot showers, toilets, and sinks are conveniently located close to your tent.
The Suite with Kids Tent offers all the luxuries of our traditional Suite plus your own private adjacent tent with two twin beds which is perfect for kids. The Suite with Kids Tent is designed to accommodate families for the perfect glamping experience.
The Stargazer with Kids Tent offers all the luxuries of our traditional Stargazer plus your own private adjacent tent with two twin beds which is perfect for kids. This layout is designed for families looking for a unique addition to their luxury glamping adventure.
Enjoy all the luxuries of the Deluxe tent plus your own private adjacent tent with two twin beds, keeping your kids close. This layout is designed to accommodate families of 4. Enjoy these upscale accommodations in the heart of nature.
Enjoy all the amenities of our traditional Safari tents plus a private adjacent tent with two twin beds which is perfect for kids. This layout is perfect for families or groups and offers a bathhouse with private stalls in convenient access to the tents.
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.
Under Canvas® Great Smoky Mountains
1015 Laurel Lick Road
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863