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Visit to Elkmont Ghost Town

A lot of history... Interesting place to visit. The Park Service is restoring the cabins and the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Linda B
Like going back in time will for sure go back again and again

This place was awesome, it was like you could hear kids running down the streets playing, loved it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
carolhankins
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Pikeville, Tennessee, United States
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All reviews these cabins interesting visit resort town worse shape remaining buildings interesting piece of history neat place to visit summer homes several buildings at your own risk cool stuff step back in time little river park service easy hiking national park the great smoky mountains
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A lot of history... Interesting place to visit. The Park Service is restoring the cabins and the clubhouse in Daisy Town. Too bad there were no houses/cabins that we could go into on Millionaire's Row or Society Hill. We will probably visit next year to...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was awesome, it was like you could hear kids running down the streets playing, loved it. All of the homes are exactly as they were, one has a claw foot antique bathtub in it, we are taking my 82 year old parents up...More

Thank carolhankins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok so it was rainy and almost dark. I think it added to the eerie factor but this place is truly kinda spooky. The first house I totally had an eerie feeling the whole time. Just unsettled... Another one of the houses my husband and...More

Thank deegeegirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, I have to say how awesome the Elkmont campground is. Right along a river, large sites; but no hookups so be prepared. Now the Elkmont Ghost Town. This is a national treasure going largely uncared for. It is our history, a very neat...More

Thank ADAMcomputer
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I live in Sevierville, TN. Just a few miles from this (abandoned Ghost Town.) We ran upon it by accident, walked throughout many of the "old cabins" and felt we walked back in time. The nearby campground & creek are excellent. You...More

Thank Barry R
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This is such a nice piece of history in the mountains. It is a little of the beaten path & j never saw any brochures or signs for this spot ahead of time. It is right by the campground & up a little hill. It...More

Thank stlcardinalsfamily
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Hopefully by now some of the preservationists have restored some of the cabins before they are lost for all time... Truly, it is a magical place where you could easily picture yourself in a different time.

Thank 4myers
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Offers a nice 5 mile loop through a road of abandoned cabins. The river accompanies you on this hike. There are a few spots where the river pools and you can climb off trail and take a dip.

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

I went this past weekend and it’s truly an amazing place to visit some of the cabins are in very bad disrepair and are labeled with no trespassing signs but to even glance in through the doorway just to see them even in bad shape...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We got to watch the synchronized fireflies and it was spectacular. Before dark we explored the old homesites and enjoyed the scenery. The troll bridge was cute also.

Thank crystalm37
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22 August 2017|
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Response from ShannonB2044 | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge, it is self guided. They have little informational pedestals around to give you some history. They are currently renovating a lot of the old resort cottages, so I'm sure they will have more labels and... More
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tlcmish3788
17 September 2016|
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Response from Ryan D |
Next time go threw wears Valley! It takes you over the mountains threw the back side. No traffic at all.
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17 September 2016|
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Response from Compass526075 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure! Sorry. If you get a map from one of the ranger stations it will have Elkmont on it. Once you get to Elkmont go to the campground and follow he road until it dead ends into a parking lot. The town will be to the... More
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