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Easy on-off access from I-40. One hr from Asheville or Gatlinburg. Bordering the Great Smoky Mtns National Park. Pool, Wi-Fi, store, private bathrooms. Close to rafting, hiking, fishing & biking. Adventure packages available.

Rainbow overlooking campground on grey sky day

Comfort in the Wilderness at Pigeon River Campground!

Seasoned travelers know the stretch of Interstate 40 between Newport, TN and the North Carolina State Line as “The Gorge”.   It’s wild, beautiful country – a winding, heart-pounding drive with soaring mountains and a plunging drop-off to the Pigeon River running below the southern shoulder of the interstate.  Located an hour west of Asheville and