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Spartanburg, South Carolina
Reviewed 23 July 2016

If you need a place to stay while in cherokee, this is it. Either cabins, tent or rv. this is the place to stay. Great fishing, plenty of things to do for the small kids, hiking trails . Country store, hay rides. Overall just a great place to stay.

Thank dishdr
CamperSupport, Guest Relations Manager at Yogi in the Smokies, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review! We are so happy you and your family had an awesome stay, and enjoyed fishing, hiking, the hay ride, and our grounds! We hope to see you again sometime soon.

Goose Creek, SC, United States
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Just spent ten days in one of the bigger cabins at Jellystone Park in Cherokee NC. We also had family members occupy two other cabins adjacent to ours. We had booked these cabins over six months in advance which enabled us to get our cabins together. The only problem we encountered during this period was the inability of the staff...

Thank Stephen K
CamperSupport, Guest Relations Manager at Yogi in the Smokies, responded to this review

Thank you for camping with us Stephen! We are so glad that we were able to accommodate your entire group here at the park. We hope that everyone had a wonderful stay and enjoyed their cabins. We do appreciate your feedback on ways to improve our park and have forwarded your suggestions to our management team. We will be looking...

Johnson City, Tennessee
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Four adults and two kids along with two kayaks, three inner tubes, and two bikes, stayed in a Cherokee Cabin off the river. We actually did not miss the cell phones for a change! There is so much to do: swimming and tubing the creek, taking a dip in the heated pool, walking to Mingo falls, and driving just a...

Thank Debbi S
Sharon W, Manager at Yogi in the Smokies, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Yogi in the Smokies. We are so glad you had such and wonderfully relaxing time and were able to partake in the many activities here a the park as well as the surrounding areas. Yes the lack of good cell phone and wi-fi service is something that a lot of families...

Reviewed 2 July 2016

We had a blast! The Yogi theme was perfect for the kids and brought back my own childhood memories. There were plenty of activities, both scheduled and free-play, for our 2 daughters (4.5 and almost 2). My husband enjoyed the stocked trout stream, and I loved the peace, waterfalls, and nearby shopping. And the proximity to the Cherokee historical and...

Thank Jennie H
Sharon W, Manager at Yogi in the Smokies, responded to this review

Hi Jennie, thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay while at Yogi in the Smokies. We look forward to your stay with us in the future. And please tell the girls that Yogi and Boo Boo send big "HELLO'S" to them.

Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the Cherokee cabin with two toddlers. Very accommodating staff and excellent accommodations! Our kids had a blast with the provided activities, playing in the stream and the pool. Thank you for helping us make memories. Only recommendation is bring a map and don't follow your GPS unless you have 4 wheel drive, a full tank of gas and...

Thank Jenn M
Sharon W, Manager at Yogi in the Smokies, responded to this review

Hi Jenn, we are so honored you chose Yogi in the Smokies to make some of your family memories and we are so glad you all had a wonderful time. I will certainly pass along the comments regarding our staff. We do take pride in being as accommodating as possible to our guests. Regarding the GPS, yes we try to...

North Carolina
Reviewed 1 July 2016

In my opinion this is the best campground in Cherokee, NC for families and especially for young cildren. There are activities all day for kids, there is a great pool for everyone and beautiful cabin and tent sites. My family and I had cabins 101, 102 and 103 on the river, for 4 nights and had a wonderful time. My...

Thank J E
Sharon W, Manager at Yogi in the Smokies, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review of our park. We are so glad your family had such a great time. Yes tubing on the river is definitely a BIG attraction here at Yogi in the Smokies and you certainly had some of the best cabins for being right on the Ravenfork River. Please be sure to join us...

Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We had the best time with the kids age 12 and 5. Had tent site #12 right on the river and as far as the campground and it's activities were great. The only problem that we had was on Saturday night the renter of Cabin 40 had asked us to move our car that was parked in the overflow part...

Thank Kathy H
CamperSupport, Guest Relations Manager at Yogi in the Smokies, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, Kathy. We are glad that you all had a great stay. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the confusion regarding the overflow parking that occurred during your stay. We have passed along your comments to our management team in an effort to improve how we handle things like this...

Newport, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Wonderful staff! My family and I had a reservation in another campground and upon arriving we were treated poorly by the staff and a permanent resident, so we left. We pulled into Yogi Bear's of Cherokee and the whole day was turned from frustration to happiness. The staff was so kind in helping my family and I find two sites...

Thank J S
CamperSupport, Public Relations Manager at Yogi in the Smokies, responded to this review

It was entirely our pleasure, Janet! We are so thrilled you and your family were able to come stay with us, and that you had a wonderful time. We are glad you enjoyed your campsites, our activities, and that our staff was friendly and helpful for you. Thank you so much for your kind words, and we hope to see...

Concord, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Memorial Day weekend 2016 we rented a cabin for a family of four. The park and our cabin was clean and well maintained. River access is a bonus for tubing and fly fishing. The park has good pool facilities and tons of activities for kids. I'd recommend going for the premium RV sites on the river. Sites further back in...

Thank Brian W
CamperSupport, Public Relations Manager at Yogi in the Smokies, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Brian! We are happy to hear you had a great Memorial Day weekend with us, and enjoyed your cabin, the river, and our grounds and activities. We hope to see you again sometime soon!

Catawba, South Carolina
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I called to inquire about making a reservation for 3 campsites and spoke to Lucy. She told me that sites 144, 150, and 151 were available and were 30 amp-full hook up as shown on the map on their website. I told Lucy I would call back after I talked to the others in our party to let them know...

2Thank tammymsmith
Sharon W, Manager at Yogi in the Smokies, responded to this review

Dear Tammy: Thank you so much for your recent input on Trip Advisor. I am Sharon the Manager, to my knowledge I never received your message to give you a call. First of all it is true that there is an error related to sites 150 & 151 on our website as they are not full hookup. I certainly appreciate...

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Additional Information about Yogi in the Smokies

Address: 317 Galamore Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-5515 (Formerly Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Cherokee)
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Cherokee
Number of rooms: 183
Also Known As:
Yogi Bear`s Jellystone Park Cherokee Hotel Cherokee
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“seems like sites along the river past the ranger station are the place to be.”
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