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Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee

   

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This campground is situated in the scenic Great Smoky Mountains. Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail is a campground relatively frequently visited by people of Almond. Among the things you can do close to Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail are swimming, hiking, playing golf, fishing, and whitewater paddling, so you won’t get bored.
The welcoming people working here and lots of fun things to do have lots of folks coming here.
Many people camp here for the purpose of being close to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There is so much exciting stuff near Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail; camping is such an enjoyable activity, and
 
    this is a great site to do that.
We all ought to go for a camping trip from time to time; Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail in Tennessee is a great selection. The great local attractions and the close by outdoors recreation
 are sure to keep you coming back many times. Tennessee has lots of outdoors activities.
38 acres of skiable territory is on hand to the skiers who appear at Ober Gatlinburg in the winter; 75% of the runs are beginner and intermediate while 25% are expert and advanced. The 600-foot drop at close by ski hill Ober Gatlinburg is great; it has 8 runs blanketed by 3 feet of snow per winter, served by 3 good ski lifts. A glorious 3-mile-in-distance whitewater sweep on Lynn Camp Prong is close by. This, the to confluence with Thunderhead Prong sector, is a class IV-V(V+). This sweep of Lynn Camp Prong is well fitting for those experienced in raft paddling. You ought to check the situation prior
 
to departure; raft paddling could get perilous. If the weather is good here at Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail, you can go for a hike along the Meigs Mountain Trail.  

Townsend Gateway Inn, Townsend

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BEST WESTERN Cades Cove Inn, Townsend

10 miles away
  
Tremont Lodge & Resort, Townsend

10 miles away
  
Highland Manor Inn And Conference Center, Townsend

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Other campgrounds near Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee:

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Marks Cove, Gatlinburg, 3 miles away
      
   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Calhoun, Almond, 3 miles away
      
   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Dripping Spring Mt, Gatlinburg, 4 miles away
      
   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Upper Henderson, Gatlinburg, 4 miles away
      
   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Lower Jakes Gap, Gatlinburg, 4 miles away
      
   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Bone Valley, Almond, 5 miles away
      
   Silers Bald Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Gatlinburg, 5 miles away
      
   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Sugar Fork, Almond, 5 miles away
      
   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - King Branch, Gatlinburg, 5 miles away
      
   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Camp Creek, Gatlinburg, 6 miles away
      

Marinas near Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee:

   Fontana Village Marina, Fontana Dam, 10 miles away

   Deyton Camp Boat Dock Rentals, Robbinsville, 17 miles away

   Santeetlah Marina, Lake Santeetlah, 19 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee:

   Lynn Camp Prong, Blount County, 2 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 3 miles long (to confluence with Thunderhead Prong)

   Thunderhead Prong, Blount County, 3 miles away
      Class IV - 1.5 miles long (to confluence with Lynn Camp Prong)

   Little River - Middle Prong, Blount County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3 miles long (Lynn Camp and Thunderhead Prong Confluence to Tremont Institute)

   Little River, Sevier County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 3.5 miles long (Sinks to Elbow)

   Little River - West Prong, Blount County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Cold Water Knob to Cades Cove Road)


Public Lands near Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee:

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN, 12 miles away
      
   Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina, 26 miles away

   Fort Loudoun State Park, Tennessee, 39 miles away

   Black Rock Mountain State Park, Georgia, 40 miles away


Trails near Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee:

   Meigs Mountain Trail, Sevier County, 4 miles away

   Jakes Creek Trail, Sevier County, 5 miles away

   Laurel Falls Trail, Sevier County, 7 miles away

   Sugarland Mountain Trail, Sevier County, 8 miles away

   Anthony Creek Trail, Blount County, 8 miles away

   Russell Field Trail, Blount County, 8 miles away

   Cove Mountain Trail, Sevier County, 9 miles away


Golf Courses Near Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee:

   Gatlinburg City Departments Golf Course, Pigeon Forge, 14 miles away

   Eagle's Landing Golf Course, Sevierville, 18 miles away

   Creekside Plantation Golf Course, Seymour, 19 miles away


Lakes Near Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee:

   Fontana Lake, Swain County, 13 miles away

   Santeetlah Lake, Graham County, 19 miles away


Current weather conditions at Derrick Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee
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Local climate location: KNOXVILLE UNIV OF TN 6 miles away


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