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Named a ‘Best Resort in the South’ by Travel + Leisure and a ‘Top 20 Resort in the U.S. – South’ by Condé Nast Traveler for multiple years running, 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.”
"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."
"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."
Our Suite Tent offers all the amenities of a Deluxe Tent, with the addition of a lounge area with queen-size sofa-bed.
The Stargazer Tent offers all the amenities of our Deluxe Tent with a viewing window above the king-size bed. Enjoy a private ensuite bathroom, wood-burning stove and private deck. Perfect for couples looking for an elevated outdoor experience.
The Deluxe Tent boasts a plush king-size bed and 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 Safari Tent offers a plush king-size bed and wood-burning stove to keep the tent warm at night. A bathhouse with private rooms—including hot showers, flushing toilets, and sinks—are conveniently located close to your tent.
Our canvas safari-style tents include 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 upscale amenities of our traditional Suite plus your own private adjacent tent with two twin beds which is perfect for kids under 18. The Suite with Kids Tent is designed to accommodate families for the perfect upscale, outdoor experience.
The Stargazer with Kids Tent offers all the amenities of our traditional Stargazer plus your own private adjacent tent with two twin beds which is perfect for kids under 18. This layout is designed for families looking for a unique addition to their upscale outdoor adventure.
Enjoy all the amenities 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 under 18. This layout is perfect for families or groups and offers a bathhouse with private stalls in convenient access to the tents.
Immerse yourself in the magic and splendor of 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, wood-burning stoves, and stunning verdant mountain views.
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.
The “smoke” in the Great Smoky Mountains is actually fog! Famously known as “The Land of the Blue Smoke”, the fog often appears blue because it reflects blue light from the sky.
Gatlinburg is 5 miles or a 15-minute drive from the entrance of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains is a 10-minute drive from Pigeon Forge.
Yes, the Smoky Mountains are a subrange of the Appalachian Mountains. The Great Smoky Mountains are a mountain range rising along the Tennessee–North Carolina border.
The best time to visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park is April through December, when the weather is comfortable.
Under Canvas has 11 locations near some of the country’s most popular national parks and extraordinary landscapes. Book your stay at Under Canvas Great Smoky Mountains and continue the adventure at Under Canvas Glacier, Under Canvas Mount Rushmore, Under Canvas Grand Canyon, Under Canvas West Yellowstone, and beyond.