Fun things to do in Cocke County, TN

Cocke County, TN is where your natural adventure is waiting.  Nestled in the shadows of the majestic Great Smoky Mountains mountains of East Tennessee, discover all the fun things to do in Cocke County, TN.  The Smoky Mountains attractions boast of hidden treasures and the best outdoor recreation - all waiting to be enjoyed. 

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Cocke County TN Attractions in Agritourism - Kyle Carver's Orchard & Restaurant

Fish Farms

Garden of Eden Organic Gardens

Hicks Tree Farm & Nursery

Kyle Carver’s Orchard

Newport/Appalachia Farmers Market

On Cosby Daylillies

Arts & Crafts

Cocke County TN Arts and Crafts - Foothills of the Smoky's Quilt Shop

5 Arts Studio Troll Factory 

Foothills of the Smoky's Quilt Shop  

Inspirational Cross Stitch

Mary’s Used Books & Crafts   

Rocky Top Quilting

Smoky Mountain Candle Works  

The Craft Room of Tennessee


Cocke County TN Attractions

Albright Grove Trail

Allen Branch Pond

Big Pigeon River Fishing

Christy Mission

Douglas Lake

French Broad River Fishing Trips

Newport Speedway

Rankins Bottoms Project

Swaggerty Fort

Bed & Breakfast


Christopher Place

Creekwalk Inn & Cabins at Whisperwood Farm

French Broad Outpost Dude Ranch

Meadow Creek Mountain Resort 

Cabin Rentals

Cocke County TN Great Smoky Mountain Cabin Rentals

  Big Creek Cabin Rentals

Cosby Creek Cabins

Garden of Eden Cabins

KOA Campground & Cabins

Meadow Creek Mountain Ranch

Moore’s Cabins

Serenity Falls Cabins

Smoky Dreams Cabins

Wildwood Mountain Cabins

Peterson Rental Cabin


Cocke County TN Events and Concerts

Cruise Against Cancer Car Show

Newport Kiwanis Ramp Festival

Rhythm on the River

Moonshine Rod Run

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5 Rivers Adventures

Big Bear Rafting

Big Creek Expeditions

Nantahala Outdoor Center

Outdoor Rafting Adventures

Rafting in the Smokies

Rapid Expeditions

Rip Roaring Adventures Rafting 

River Rat Whitewater

Smoky Mountain Outdoors

Wildwater Rafting



Carver’s Applehouse Restaurant
Christopher Place
Family Farm
Fox and Hound Supper Club
Janice’s Diner
Lois’ Country Kitchen
People’s Choice Restaurant

Tastebudz Southern Kitchen
The Farm Market
The Grease Rack  

Rustic & Campground



Cosby Campground

Smoky Mountain Premiere RV Resort

Triple Creek Campground


Round Mountain Recreation and Camp site

Standing Bear Farm



Barbara Smith

Billy & Marty Profitt

Billy Phillips

Bob & Cindy Evans

Bonnie Dunn's Ceramics

Catherine Hatcher


Deerfoot Quilts & Gifts Galore
East Tennessee Coffee Company
Newport Dry Goods
Rhyne Clock Company
Santa Cruz Woodworks  

Wineries & Distilleries


Bootleggers Distillery

Bunch Distillery

Cocke County Distillery

Goodwater Winery

Pigeon River Winery

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The Heart of the Smokies

Cocke County is home to a large number of very talented artisans and their art is part of many Smoky Mountain Attractions. Some display their work locally or perform in shows around the country. Some are recognized as experts in their field by magazines and museums, others quietly ply their trade. One of the fun things to do in Cocke County is getting to know them. Feel free to contact them about their work. 

For your next natural adventure - give us a holler- we'll be waiting for you. 

Cocke County Partnership Tourist Development

433 B Prospect Ave. Newport, TN 37821



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Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

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