Elkmont Ghost Town, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

4.6
#25 of 54 in Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Landmark · Tourist Spot
Walk around the remnants of Elkmont Ghost Town, once a favorite vacation destination for wealthy east Tennessee families. Located next to the Elkmont Campground, this "ghost town" boasts numerous old cottages in various states of disrepair, many listed on the National Register of Historic Places. PutElkmont Ghost Town into our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip maker app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • I think calling this a ghost town is not correct. It is an area that was basically abandoned once the National Park bought out the residents so there are buildings that are in disrepair but they are....  more »
  • We love Elkmont and its history. We've visited Gatlinburg since the ’80s but just discovered Elkmont in 2009. Now we’re there with family every year. Thanks!!! Barbara Buchanan  more »

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