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Smoky Mountain Getaway - Trail of Tears Campground and Cabins

Campground and cabins in the Coker Creek, TN community. Gold panning is available!



Camp by the Conasauga Creek.


Primitive camping allowed. There are water hookups close by, but no electrical hookups. There is a bath house with toilets and showers located nearby.

Kids camp free with adults who pay for a camp site.

Camping is $15.00/night/1 person (adults)

$3.00/extra person (adults)

We charge a refundable $25.00 cleanup fee for all camp sites. If your campsite is left clean we will refund the $25.00.

Dumping station is on property.

Gold panning available for $4.00/day/person. Gold pans are available to rent for $3.00 for the day plus a refundable deposit of $5.00 when the gold pan is returned. The daily gold panning fee is not refundable if you do not find any gold. We do not guarantee anyone will find any gold but gold has been found on the property. It depends a lot on skill and luck.

fishing pond

Catch and release fish pond on property


There's gold in the creek. Bring a gold pan and find the hidden treasure.




gold dust



If you work hard, have a little luck, you could strike pay dirt.







Smoky Mountain Getaway Trail of Tears Cabins & Campground

227 Smithfield Road

Tellico Plains, TN 37385

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Telephone: 423-261-2039 or cell 912-614-6529


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