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Elkmont Ghost Town
Great Smoky Mountains - Elkmont Ghost Town
Great Smoky Mountains - Elkmont Ghost Town

 

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Activity Type Creek Access, Historic Buildings
Features Scenic
Recommended Age 0-2 yr, 3-5 yr, 6-8 yr, 9-12 yr, 13+ yr
Family Activity Cost* Free
Duration 1/4 day
  • Started in 1910 as the resort "Appalachian Club", 19 cabins remain in the "Daisy Town" section. Of those, 17 cabins were chosen for restoration and preservation.

  • Over the years, the Appalachian Club had more structures buildings added - notably the Wonderland Hotel - and in 1992 the leases for these buildings were not renewed by the National Park Service (NPS).  While the NPS wanted to remove the structures to return to their natural state, the Wonderland Hotel and many of the cottages were placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994, thus protecting them from being destroyed.

  • It a part of scenic drive, Little River Road.

  • Do not go inside the cabins, as some have holes on the floor.

  • It is somehwat stroller friendly.

  • The address is of the "Elkmont Camground", which is nearby.

  • *Estimate based on a family of 4 with 5, 8 yr. old kids for the least expensive activity offered.

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    Website Link 434 Elkmont Rd.
    Gatlinburg, TN 37738
    35.6609434, -83.5842485