Ela Campground

5100 Ela Road US-19
Bryson City, NC 28713

Ela Campground & Country Store
Camp in the Great Smoky Mountains by the Tuckasegee River
~Open all Year~
CALL (828) 488-2410 to reserve your camping spot or send us an Email

Group Camping Rates | Ela Campground

Daily* Weekly*
Your Tents Each tent site includes a fire ring, and a picnic table. We do have some common area BBQ grills. $5 per person per night * plus tax $30 per person per week *plus tax Maximum of 6 persons per camp site
Camping Cabins Our cabins sleep up to 5. They include cable TV, microwave, heat, A/C, mini TV, fire ring, BBQ grill, and picnic table. You bring all dishes, utensils, towels, and linens. Our Bathhouse is only steps away. $50 per night *plus tax 2-night min. $350 per week *plus tax Maximum of 5 persons per cabin

* Holiday Rates are higher. Rates are subject to change without notice



Call 828-488-2410

Special Rates for Non-Profits

Let us feed your group! Ask about our special breakfasts and dinners for groups, prepared and served in our Dining & Activity Room.

Or prepare your own meals in the Dining & Activity Room. Large food prep area, full kitchen and seating for 50-plus.

Certain restrictions and fees may apply to use of the Dining & Activity Room. Please ask when booking.


• Only deposited bookings (50% due at time of reservation) can be confirmed and guaranteed. There is no refund for cancellation.

• Balance must be paid in full by 30 days prior to arrival.

• There need to be at least 18 persons in order to receive the group rate.

• Groups check in after 2 pm and check out by 11 am.


Ela Campground Features:

• Fishing on the Tuckasegee River- No License Required

• Country Store with bait, firewood, hand-dipped ice cream, groceries, snacks, ice, and souvenirs

• Horseshoes, Volleyball, Dining & Activity Room with HDTV, Laundry, & Swimming Pool (5/1-9/15)

• Clean Bathhouses w/ HOT Showers

• Outdoor Picnic Pavilion

• Special Events