Elkmont Ghost Town, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Landmark · Hidden Gem · 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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  • Amazingly maintained historic town in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Little River Lumber Company established the town of Elkmont in 1908 as a base for its logging operations in the...  more »
  • I'm a lover of history, and I especially love visiting untouched ghost towns, because it gives you a glimpse of what life would have been like so many years ago. After finding this one, I really was.....  more »

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