The Resort

We are the Great Outdoors RV Resort located conveniently between Atlanta, Asheville, and Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge. Our resort is a favorite amongst RV vacationers looking to spend time exploring the beautiful Smoky Mountains, hiking, viewing the many waterfalls in the area, gem mining, elk watching, driving the Blue Ridge Parkway, or just relaxing. Perfect rated Good Sam 10/10*/10, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Winner, and Newmar Top 20 Resorts, The Great Outdoors RV Resort is truly a top rated resort!

Nestled in the scenic Smoky Mountains in Franklin, NC. The Great Outdoors RV Resort is the perfect base camp situated on the side of Cowee Mountain. We offer RVers Premium and Standard sites with resort style amenities you will enjoy. We are Big Rig Friendly, accommodating RVIA certified self- contained (holding tanks, toilet & shower) Rigs.