Elkmont Ghost Town, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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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  • Nice drive from Gatlinburg near Elkmont Campground. Several old cabins to explore with some under preservation. Close parking nice easy walk.  more »
  • The ghost town wasn't worth the drive IMO but the trail to the falls was spectacular! Few people know about it and you can't find it on trip adviser. This trail of about 3/4 of a mile to a mile takes....  more »

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