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Explore the Great Smoky Mountains While Visiting Yogi and Friends!

When planning your next vacation in North Carolina, choose a destination where the fun never ends. Yogi in the Smokies, located just seven miles from Cherokee, North Carolina on 106 acres of heavily wooded area, offers plenty of great outdoor activities. There is no better spot to find easy access to natural treasures such as the Great Smoky Mountains and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Onsite, you will find a multitude of great family-friendly activities including planned theme weekends during peak season, a heated outdoor swimming pool and numerous hiking and nature trails. You may even get a chance to meet Yogi Bear and Boo Boo! This camping resort offers accommodations for tent campers, RV owners and even guests who prefer to rent a cabin and enjoy some indoor amenities. Whatever your outdoor travel needs entail, Yogi in the Smokies has them covered! Start planning your trip to Cherokee now!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 176 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Cherokee
  • Nearby Water Raven Fork River
  • Open Dates All Year


Your entire family will enjoy a fun-filled getaway at Yogi in the Smokies thanks to great amenities like an arcade/game room, cartoons in the Yogi Theatre and a heated outdoor swimming pool during peak season. Enjoy a movie in the open air activities pavilion, or just explore the natural beauty that surrounds you on numerous hiking trails!


The Great Smoky Mountains are not the only outdoor attraction you will enjoy during your stay at Yogi in the Smokies. Guests can hike or bike to Mingo Falls, a 200-foot waterfall located just four miles from the campground. Arrange a tubing or whitewater rafting trip from June through October with Smoky Mountain Tubing.


The Raven Fork River runs the length of the campground and provides the perfect location for fly fishing during your stay at Yogi in the Smokies. The onsite bait shop will make sure you have all the equipment you need for a fun-filled day reeling in rainbow, brown and brook trout out of these heavily stocked waters!

Pet Friendly

For those guests who prefer traveling with their favorite four-legged companions, Yogi in the Smokies offers nine pet friendly cabins. Take the worry out of finding a pet sitter the next time you travel to Cherokee, North Carolina, and travel with your favorite furry friend!


The Great Smoky Mountains set a stunning background for your Cherokee vacation when you stay at Yogi in the Smokies! Explore these majestic peaks on dozens of hiking and nature trails. The campground is just six and a half miles from the south terminus of the Blue Ridge Parkway, allowing you to explore two different mountain ranges during your getaway!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Yogi in the Smokies offers four-, six- and eight-person cabins, ensuring they will have the perfect accommodations for your group of nearly any size. Each of these cabins features a kitchenette or full kitchen, air conditioning and a full bathroom with shower. Other amenities included with some of the cabins include a screened-in front porch, a fire ring and a picnic table. There’s no better way to enjoy the outdoor beauty of this area than in one of these charming cabins!

RV Resort

With 138 RV and tent sites, Yogi in the Smokies provides plenty of options for guests looking for the perfect camping getaway in North Carolina. Pull-through, back-in and full hook-up sites are all available for large or small campers and RVs. Book a Riverside site for the ultimate in outdoor luxury!

Additional Information

  • Bicycles
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Swimming
  • Laundry Facilities
Languages Spoken
  • English

Nearest Airports

  • Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) / 41.3 miles
  • McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) / 44.9 miles
  • Anderson Regional Airport (AND) / 79.4 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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