Collins Creek Picnic Area
Collins Creek Picnic Area Review
The largest developed picnic area in the park, Collins Creek has 182 picnic tables. Collins Creek, which runs near the picnic area, is a small stream with above-average trout fishing. The site has restrooms with flush toilets, potable water, and a 70-seat pavilion for groups that can be reserved in advance for $20.
- Address: US Hwy. 441 (Newfound Gap Rd.), at MM 25.4, about 8 mi from Cherokee, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC, 28719
- Phone: 865/436-1200
- Hours: Picnic area early Apr.–Oct.; grounds close at 8 pm May–Aug., at sunset the rest of the yr.
- Location: North Carolina Side