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Cataloochee Valley, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Cataloochee Valley is located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Great Smoky Mountains National Park holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Cataloochee Valley and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Where to stay in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park, choose between developed campgrounds where you can pitch your tent by your car and access restrooms and showers, or more primitive vehicle-accessed campgrounds. The park also offers accommodations in a permanent structure at LeConte Lodge, which is accessible via five different hiking trails. (There is no car access; you must hike in to use this lodge.) For a wider array of lodging options, stay in Gatlinburg. Serving primarily as a resort gateway to the park, the town offers various styles of accommodation, from national chain hotels to mountain lodges to small inns. Most places lie within 8 km (5 mi) of the park's entrance.
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  • The road is a bit of an accident waiting to happen. But, once we arrived to the valley the trip was well worth it. I would suggest going during the week to avoid an extra traffic on the road as it is ...  more »
  • Most visitors stay in Gatlinburg and see the attractions on the Tennessee side of the Great Smoky Mountains NP. We decided to spend half a day exploring the North Carolina side of the park and stay ov...  more »
  • We have never been to this side of the smokeys. Very different from the gatlinburg side, less touristy, more hills and hollars. We loved watching the elk and wild turkey and butterflies. The valley is...  more »